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Businesses Offered Free Signage for Minimum Distance Smoking Campaign

This is a Sponsored Article from the Southern Nevada Health District Businesses hoping to push people who smoke a little farther away from the entryways  now have another resource available to help put the voluntary […]



Parents Sue Las Vegas-Area Water Park Over Boy’s Injuries

HENDERSON, NV–The parents of a 6-year-old boy who was pulled from a wave pool at a Las Vegas-area water park have filed a lawsuit claiming that the boy now has severe neurological impairments. The lawsuit […]

CBS Las Vegas–07/30/2015

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Las Vegas, NV —- An artist rendering of the new Southern Nevada Health District headquarters.

Contractors are converting a vacant big box store into the multi-purpose medical facility.


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Poison Control Cases Up Due To E-Cig

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The number of exposures to e-cigarettes and liquid nicotine reported to Nevada’s Poison Control has gone up. The agency reported 44 exposure cases in 2014, which was twice the number of cases […]

CBS Las Vegas–06/18/2015

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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 Issues Advisory Regarding E-Cigarettes

LAS VEGAS – The Southern Nevada Health District today has issued a health advisory regarding electronic cigarettes in response to an increase in their use across the United States and in Clark County. The Health […]

CBS Las Vegas–02/18/2015

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Officials Report 1st Clark County Measles Case Since 2011

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Health officials say they’ve confirmed the first case of measles in Clark County since 2011. Southern Nevada Health District spokeswoman Jennifer Sizemore says the case was confirmed Wednesday but is not connected […]

CBS Las Vegas–01/22/2015


Local Child Dies, Possibly From The Flu

LAS VEGAS–The Southern Nevada Health District says the flu has claimed another life in Clark County. There have been six confirmed flu deaths in Clark County since October. That number includes five-year-old Kiera Driscoll. The Clark County […]

CBS Las Vegas–01/22/2015

File photo of IV bags in a hospital. (Photo by BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/GettyImages)

Emergency Rooms Overcrowded

Health officials asking you think twice before heading to ER


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Flu Shot Clinics Open Today

Health District urges anyone over the age of 6 months to get vaccinated