Business Response Eff or ts
• Worked closely with the private sector and
business community regarding ongoing challenges
and re-opening protocols.
• Confirmed 20 local businesses to participate
in social media campaigns, engaged with 21
restaurants and 13 hotels for reopening procedure
updates, and received 24 requests from the
Business Resource Platform launch.
• Conducted small business outreach for the “ Save
Small Business” grant
• Drafted the Reopening Henderson for Business
Communit y Response Eff or ts
• Answered 4,496 phone calls to the 267-INFO line
from concerned constituents, received 888 direct
messages, designed 852 social media posts with
3.44 million impressions, 53,000 interactions and
2,300 comments for the response period beginning
on March 15, 2020 and extending through May 18,
• Developed a contact database for organizations
serving vulnerable populations
• Conducted weekly and bi-weekly needs
assessments with more than 20 non-profit
organizations and community partners, 24 low-
to moderate-income housing providers and 35
assisted living and group home facilities that serve
vulnerable populations in Henderson
• Facilitated a total of 1,175 volunteer hours to-date
by our employees redeployed at Central Christian
Church, Polar Shades, Our Saviors Lutheran
Church, St. Therese Center, and Three Square
Food Bank .
• Distributed over $80,000 worth of donated food
and children’s supplies to community partners
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• Delivered 1,195 bags of food to senior residents.
• Expanded the Meals on Wheels program with
13,482 meals delivered during a six-week
timeframe from March 30, 2020 to May 10, 2020.
• Created a senior grocery delivery program to
serve Henderson Seniors in 8 complexes, 1,162
residential units. Supplies were originally sourced
from food rescues and later supplies were funded
• Collaborated with Three Square Food Bank ,
Central Christian Church and Dignity Health’s
Helping Hands of Henderson to ensure all seniors
who were voluntarily sheltering in place received
home delivered food.
• Coordinated charitable donations including:
Project 4 Humanity committed to bread deliveries
M-F, Ethel M. donated 270,000 pieces of candy
for food banks, and Henderson Hyundai donated
funding towards supplies for seniors.
• Due to the Executive Order mandating school
closures for the remainder of the school year and
the mobilization of distance learning initiatives
for students, the City contributed $200,000 to
the Clark County School District for the purchase
of 2,000 Chromebooks to ensure students had
access to distance learning programs.
• Created a preliminary plan for the distribution of
Community Development Block Grant COVID-19
(CDBG-CV) funding made available through the
Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act
• All recreation and sports programs were cancelled,
recreation centers and indoor pools were closed,
and special events at city facilities were stopped
until relevant guidance from the Governor was
• Registration for summer programs was postponed
until recreation facilities are able to be reopened
safely. The City continues to actively plan to
reopen recreational facilities in accordance with
the Governor ’s directives.
• Presented the initial Recovery Action Plan
structure to the Henderson City Council.
Organizational Response Eff or ts
• The City of Henderson closed City Hall to the
public beginning on March 16, 2020 and remained
3. City of Henderson Department Parks and Recreation. The figure represents the total number of attendees at the childcare facilities established through the City’s emergency response
efforts from March 16, 2020 to May 24, 2020.