Health District Released 2018 County Health RankingsUniversity of Wisconsin Population Health Institute (UWPHI), ranks Clark County as the 10th healthiest county in Nevada, down from 6th in last year's ranking.
National Health Survey Underway In Clark CountyThis year, Clark County is one of 15 counties that was chosen to be part of the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey or (NHANES).
Wetlands Park Focused On Mosquito Prevention And ControlEfforts to monitor and control mosquitoes in the Las Vegas Valley will be discussed. Information also will be provided about other insects found in Wetlands Park, and the role insects play in its ecosystem.
Health District Recognizes American Heart MonthSouthern Nevada Health District (SNHD) is offering free blood pressure screenings from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at its main location, 280 S. Decatur Blvd. on Friday, February 2.
Man Files Lawsuit Claiming He Contracted Legionnaire's At RioA California man has filed suit against Caesars Entertainment claiming he contracted Legionnaires' Disease during a visit to the Rio Las Vegas Hotel and Casino last spring.
Health District Offers Programs To Combat DiabetesThe Southern Nevada Health District and its community partners offer education, self-management classes, and support for people with diabetes and their families as well as programs that can help people lower their risk of developing type 2 diabetes.
RTC Bike Share Program Rolls Into First Birthday CelebrationRTC Bike Share has been a popular transportation option with more than 9,000 passes sold in its inaugural year of operation.
Health District Hosting Environmental Health ExpoThe Southern Nevada Health District's Environmental Health division staff will provide information and demonstrations about their role in keeping the community health at this free event.
Health District Participates In Overdose Awareness DayA free Overdose Prevention Training will be held and an overdose prevention kit with two doses of naloxone, an opioid antagonist, will be provided to the first 60 people who attend the training.
Health District Offering Back To School Immunization ClinicSNHD will be hosting the "Give Kids A Boost" event from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, August 12 at the Health District's 280 S. Decatur Blvd. location.
August Is National Immunization Awareness MonthNational Immunization Awareness Month was created to highlight the importance of vaccination for people of all age groups.
Health District Doing Fogging Operations FridayThe Southern Nevada Health District will be doing spraying for mosquitoes during the early morning hours of Friday, June 9 to reduce the invasive Aedes mosquito populations.