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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

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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

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Emergency Rooms Overcrowded

Health officials asking you think twice before heading to ER

01/14/2015

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Flu Shot Clinics Open Today

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

10/06/2014

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First Case Of West Nile Reported

(Las Vegas, NV) — The mosquitoes carrying West Nile Virus are back even as Summer near and end.

09/03/2014

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Last-Minute Rush For Vaccinations

Health District reports surge ahead of new school year

08/25/2014

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West Nile Virus Detected In Clark County

Health officials say they’ve detected the first mosquitoes carrying West Nile virus so far this year in southern Nevada.

08/04/2014

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Health Department Talks Firefly

You may remember Firefly on Paradise Road had a salmonella outbreak last year. Hundreds were sickened. Since then, owners promised they have cleaned up their act.

04/17/2014

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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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