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CARSON CITY, NV – Governor Brian Sandoval today announced he had accepted the Graduate Medical Education (GME) Task Force...
Hepatitis is a leading cause of liver cancer and affects millions of people in the United States, many of whom are not aware they are infected. May is Hepatitis Awareness Month and a reminder and opportunity to discuss hepatitis risk factors. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC)... Read more
The Southern Nevada Health District is reporting its first human case of West Nile virus in Southern Nevada in 2017. The individual, a male over the age of 50, has the more serious neuroinvasive form of the illness. The Health District will not provide additional information regarding this individual.... Read more
The Southern Nevada Health District has confirmed norovirus as the cause of an outbreak in one local school. School officials made the decision to self-close so that in-depth cleaning could be conducted. Another local school that was experiencing an outbreak of gastrointestinal illness also self-closed to clean its facility.... Read more
Encouraging kids to eat more fruit and vegetables and to be physically active is the annual goal of the Coaches Health Challenge. This year, students from 210 Clark County School District elementary schools participated in the program and earned a record-breaking 460,378 points – each point equals a serving... Read more
Today, Dr. Laura Culley, UNLV School of Medicine Associate Dean for Community Engagement, was named the Southern Nevada Health District’s Public Health Hero for her efforts to develop a Mobile Health Collaborative. The award is presented each year to an individual or an organization whose efforts positively impact the... Read more
Immunize Nevada is honoring the Southern Nevada Health District’s MeeKee Chong-Dao, RN and Lynda McCloskey, RN for their efforts to ensure Southern Nevadans, especially children, are vaccinated against preventable diseases. Both will be honored at the upcoming Silver Syringe awards, an annual event during National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW),... Read more
National Infant Immunization Week, April 22-29 The Southern Nevada Health District, Immunize Nevada, Junior League of Las Vegas, and Health Plan of Nevada are commemorating National Infant Immunization Week with the annual Community Baby Bash Immunizations & Health Fair on Friday, April 28 from 12 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.... Read more
In an ongoing effort to reduce the transmission of bloodborne infections and their related health complications to people who share needles, the Southern Nevada Health District and Trac-B Exchange, in collaboration with the Nevada AIDS Research and Education Society (NARES), launched Southern Nevada’s first comprehensive needle exchange program, including... Read more
Policy to be implemented at all DETR BEN locations In an effort to increase access to healthy foods and beverages, the Nevada Department of Employment, Training, and Rehabilitation (DETR) and the Southern Nevada Health District developed a Nutrition Standards Policy for DETR’s Business Enterprise Program (BEN). The BEN program... Read more
Touro University Nevada and the Southern Nevada Health District celebrates the opening of its newest facility in Henderson at 874 American Pacific Drive on the Touro campus. The Health District clinic is open 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Monday through Thursday, and 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. Friday, and... Read more