News Flash Home
The original item was published from 5/11/2020 4:23:40 PM to 5/31/2020 11:50:01 PM.

News Flash

Boulder City News and Information

Posted on: May 11, 2020

[ARCHIVED] COVID-19 Updates: Local Drive-thru Testing Scheduled; Kids Crew Program to Start


BOULDER CITY – The City of Boulder City, in partnership with the Southern Nevada Health District (SNHD) and Boulder City Hospital, will provide free COVID-19 nasal swab tests for the community. Emergency Operations staff plan to test 400 residents for COVID-19 virus. The nasal swab tests will be available at a drive-through clinic at Bravo Field Parking Lot on Monday, May 18 and Tuesday, May 19, 2020.

Boulder City Paramedics and Boulder City Hospital Nurses will administer the tests, and results should be available within one week. “These nasal tests determine if someone currently has the virus; they are not antibody tests,” said Chief Will Gray, Boulder City Fire Department. “Testing data will be used by the State to determine next steps in the reopening framework. We appreciate the patience and interest our residents have shown in maintaining the health of our community.”

Testing requires an appointment and is for Boulder City residents only. No doctor’s orders are necessary. The SNHD only requires patients provide a name, address, and contact information to get free testing. Residents may call 702.293.9256 on Tuesday-Thursday, May 12-14, 2020 from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. to reserve a time slot.  

“We have heard from the community that they would like local testing, as most clinics have been in Las Vegas so far,” said Mayor Kiernan McManus. “Many of our residents are older and have limited transportation options. I appreciate that we are able to get more residents tested.” (See attached flyer and video at for full details.)


The Be Boulder! Kids Crew will start May 18, 2020. The program is for children in grades K-5 who have a working parent(s). The program runs Mondays through Fridays from 7 a.m. -6 p.m. at ABC Park Gymnasium. Registration and participation is subject to space availability; no drop-ins are allowed.

“Registration is required for specific days, no refunds will be allowed and no half days,” said Roger Hall, Parks and Recreation Director. “To ensure safety of all, routine handwashing and temperature checks are required of participants and staff. Those having 100.4 degrees or higher or who have a family member who is ill will not be permitted.” Parents should supply each child with a lunch, two snacks and a water bottle with the child’s name. You must register and pay by credit card in advance by phone only: 702.293.9256.

Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in Boulder City News and Information

8.7.2020 outage

Power Outage Planned Friday

Posted on: August 5, 2020

Bikepath Rehab Starts Monday, Aug. 3

Posted on: July 28, 2020
Substation 6 for July 2020 MAP


Posted on: July 27, 2020
COVID-19 image

Update to Information on COVID-19

Posted on: March 3, 2020
Airport Hangar Appraisal

Airport Hangars Appraised

Posted on: June 8, 2020
City Hall Summer

UPDATE: Restored at 10:20 am

Posted on: April 16, 2020
City Hall Summer


Posted on: March 17, 2020
view from water tank 1930s

Historic Preservation Plan Kick-off

Posted on: February 24, 2020
Fire Truck 3

City Receives New Fire Engine

Posted on: February 14, 2020
Fire Chief William Gray

City Welcomes New Fire Chief

Posted on: January 27, 2020
2019 highlights booklet cover

2019 Highlights Booklet Available Online

Posted on: January 29, 2020
Mayor McManus - State of the City 2020

ICYMI: State of the City Address

Posted on: January 22, 2020
Socrata page

City Launches Open Finance Portal

Posted on: January 8, 2020
Al at City Council Meeting 1.14.2020

Great Accomplishments of 2019 Shared

Posted on: January 15, 2020
City Hall Summer


Posted on: November 13, 2019

Ten Arrested in Meth Investigation

Posted on: November 7, 2019
Power lines

Billing System Software Glitch

Posted on: October 16, 2019
Williamson 10.2019

Boulder City Hires New Airport Manager

Posted on: October 7, 2019