Vegas Case of St. Louis Encephalitis is the First in YearsLas Vegas health officials say they've identified the first human case of St. Louis encephalitis in nearly a decade.
Las Vegas Area Sees 1st Human West Nile Case of 2016The Las Vegas area has now seen its first human case of the West Nile virus this year.
Water at Las Vegas Lodge Tests Positive for BacteriaA lodge outside Las Vegas is taking precautionary measures after its water tested positive for harmful bacteria.
Health Department Warns of Spike in Encephalitis MosquitoesLas Vegas health officials are warning of a spike in the number of mosquitoes infected with St. Louis encephalitis, though no human cases have been reported.
Health District Launches HIV Mobile Testing UnitThe mobile unit will be available for viewing today at the Health District’s location at 280 S. Decatur Blvd. from 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Southern Nevada Rejects Trauma Center ApplicationsHealth officials in southern Nevada have rejected three applications for level 3 trauma centers amid concerns that some applicants were driven by financial gain rather than public interest.
Health District Finds Encephalitis Mosquitoes in Vegas AreasHealth officials in Las Vegas say mosquitoes infected with St. Louis encephalitis have been found in several Las Vegas areas, but no human cases have been reported.
Officials Closing Henderson Health Center, To Find New PlaceThe Southern Nevada Health District said Monday the Henderson Public Health Center will close June 24.
Health Chief: Lead Levels Not a Worry in Goodsprings KidsAn official says tests found no significant lead contamination in the blood of schoolchildren in a former Nevada mining town where more than the federal safety limit for the heavy metal was found in water samples.
Goodsprings Kids Being Tested for Lead ExposureHealth officials are testing for lead in the blood of schoolchildren in a tiny former southern Nevada mining town where more than the federal safety limit of the heavy metal was found in water samples.
Southern Nevada Health District Reports Second Zika CasePatient is a woman who recently traveled to Brazil.
Health District Reports First Zika Case In Clark CountyPatient is an adult male who recently traveled to Guatemala.