What is Public Health?

The three core functions of public health and the 10 Essential Public Health Services provide a working definition of public health and a guiding framework for the responsibilities of local public health systems.

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Southern Nevada Community Health Assessment (CHA)

The Southern Nevada Health District (SNHD) worked collaboratively with multiple community organizations and individuals to conduct a Community Health Assessment (CHA). A CHA is integral in not only identifying a community’s health-related needs and strengths, but also in identifying the resources available to adequately address and improve health outcomes.

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Southern Nevada Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP)

We are pleased to present the 2016 Southern Nevada Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP). This CHIP is the result of a community-wide strategic planning effort aimed at coordinating efforts to make the biggest impact on the health of our community. The CHIP lays the foundation for addressing some of the most challenging public health issues facing Southern Nevada. Solving complex societal and health problems is demanding and requires strategic planning and the broad will of the community to make progress.

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Forms

Emergency Evacuation Training Form Hazard Communication Training Form HIPAA Training Form Public Health 101 Form [...]

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Salary Ranges

Schedule 12 Annually $35,795.22 $50,021.52 Biweekly $1,376.74 to $1,923.90 Hourly $17.21 $24.05 Schedule 13 Annually $37,674.77 $52,665.72 Biweekly $1,449.03 [...]

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Job Descriptions

If you are interested in a job that is not open, fill out an online job interest card. Click on the job title and then on the 'Notify me when this position becomes available' link.

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Masters Degree Equivalency

Experience vs. Education: Definition of “Equivalent to a Masters degree,” in the training section of the Classification Specification means a minimum of a Bachelors degree from an accredited school in one of the required or related fields as specified in the Classification Specification

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Bachelor’s Degree Equivalency

Where a class specification requirement for a position may list “equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree…”, the following criteria will be used by the health district to determine whether candidates qualify for a position...

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Bylaws

Article 1: Name 1.1 The name of this board shall be the Southern Nevada District Board of Health, hereinafter [...]

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Board Governance

Bylaws Governance Policies BGP-001: Construction of Board of Health Meeting Agendas BGP-002: Voting & Attendance Procedures BGP-003: Public Hearing/Public [...]

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Southern Nevada Health District Public Health Advisory Board

On July 23, 2015, Nevada Revised Statutes were amended to create a Health District Public Health Advisory Board. The Advisory Board consists of one resident of each city in the county selected by the governing board of each city, a physician licensed to practice medicine in this State, selected on the basis of education, training, experience, or demonstrated abilities in the provision of health care services to minority groups and other medically underserved populations, a nurse licensed to practice nursing in this State, and a representative who has a background or expertise in environmental health or environmental health services.

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Política y Regulaciones

Política de Consentimiento de los Padres para la Vacunación de Menores: Salvo según se indique en los Estatutos Modificados de Nevada (NRS) 450B.525 external link y la subsección 4 de NRS 450B.525, los clientes seguirán el procedimiento para la vacunación de un menor de edad.

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Información General

La misión del Distrito de Salud es la de “proteger y fomentar la salud, el ambiente y el bienestar de los residentes y visitas de Clark County”.

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Aviso Conjunto de Prácticas de Privacidad

Este Aviso conjunto de prácticas de privacidad describe cómo podemos usar y divulgar su información médica protegida para llevar a cabo tratamientos, realizar pagos u operaciones de atención médica y para otros propósitos que son exigidos o permitidos por ley.

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General Information

The mission of the health district is, “To assess, protect, and promote the health, the environment, and the well-being of Southern Nevada communities, residents, and visitors.”

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Policies & Regulations

Please be aware that any information you supply may be subject to disclosure pursuant to Nevada’s public record laws, contained in Nevada Revised Statutes (NRS) Chapter 239, or pursuant to subpoena or court order. The health district does not disclose, give, sell or transfer any information about health district website visitors unless required by law enforcement or otherwise required by law.

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Disclaimer

The Southern Nevada Health District website is designed for informational and educational purposes only. You should not use it for diagnosing or treating a health problem or disease. It is not a substitute for professional care. If you suspect you have a health problem, contact your health care provider.

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Valid Identification Policy

All Food Handler Safety Training Card applicants must furnish valid identification. All identification documents must be originals, not photocopies or scans. Documents should be legible and not be torn or taped together. Expired documents are not considered valid and are not accepted.

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East Las Vegas Public Health Center

The Southern Nevada Health District is advising patients who received injected anesthesia medication at the Endoscopy Center of Nevada (700 Shadow Lane) of a risk for possible exposure to hepatitis C and other bloodborne pathogens.

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