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Health District Detects West Nile In Mosquitoes

LAS VEGAS – The Southern Nevada Health District is reporting the first West Nile positive mosquitoes of 2015, collected in the 89011, 89012, 89027, 89107, 89123, 89128, 89134 and 89146 zip codes. To date, there […]

CBS Las Vegas–06/16/2015

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Health District Identifies 3rd And 4th Measles Cases

LAS VEGAS – The Southern Nevada Health District has identified two additional cases of measles in a young child and an adult in Southern Nevada. Currently, there have been four confirmed cases of measles in […]

CBS Las Vegas–02/11/2015

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Health District Plans Job Cuts

The Southern Nevada Health District announcing it will eliminate 50-60 jobs in an effort to reduce a projected budget deficit for the 2015 fiscal year.

03/28/2014

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Local Health District Applauds Drug Store Tobacco Ban

Southern Nevada Health District says CVS did the right thing

02/07/2014

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Tuberculosis Case At Local High School

One student reportedly affected at Coronado High in Henderson

11/13/2013

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Electronic Cigarette Bans Increasing

Electronic cigarettes are becoming popular among smokers, but a growing number of Las Vegas locations are banning the devices.

10/31/2013

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Health District Investigates Tuberculosis Exposure

Parents, whose children were patients at Summerlin Hospital’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit this past summer, are urged to get their kids tested for tuberculosis.

10/07/2013

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Boards Approves New Chief Health Officerr

Board members of the Southern Nevada Health District thought the future was now.

08/15/2013

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Residents Encouraged To Walk More For Health

Health officials are encouraging people to walk more, and they hope a new effort will do just that.

10/16/2012

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Health District Now Offering Flu Shots

Starting today, health officials are offering the seasonal vaccine at their new location on South Valley View Boulevard near the Meadows Mall.

10/01/2012

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