Las Vegas, Nevada - Governor Brian Sandoval today has signed a Declaration of Emergency for Clark County following the mass shooting incident in southern Nevada. Through this order, he has directed all state agencies to supplement the local efforts to save lives and protect the health and safety the victims of last night's attack.

Governor Sandoval also declared a Public Health and Medical Disaster which temporarily suspends all necessary statutes and rules to allow health care providers employed by a hospital and licensed and in good standing in another state to practice in Nevada in order to assist with the public health and medical disaster response operations.

Hospitals should submit the provider's information to the applicable licensing entity.