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On the hunt to seek and destroy COVID-19

Having lived in Las Vegas for years, Jason Frame can’t recall a time when the streets were empty by day and had families cruising the vacant Strip at night—on bicycles, no less. The COVID-19 pandemic has turned the city’s usually bustling streets into a virtual ghost town. So far, 5,000 residents have tested positive, despite months of inactivity, with hotels and casinos shut down in attempts to flatten the curve.

2020-08-04T12:20:06-07:00

Racism is a Public Health Crisis

As a public health agency dedicated to eliminating disparities and advancing equity in our community, we were heartbroken by the brutal killing of George Floyd. The violent methods used on demonstrators who were peacefully protesting, and the structural racism that has resulted in a disproportionate amount of death and harm in our communities of color are antithetical to what we stand for as a public health agency.

2020-06-05T09:24:10-07:00

2020 County Health Rankings

Kathryn Barker presents a summary of the 2020 County Health Rankings and Roadmaps while Jessica Johnson provides an update on community health improvement efforts in Southern Nevada.

2020-03-18T13:23:15-07:00

“I’m sick. What do I do?”

If you are sick with COVID-19 or suspect you are infected with the virus that causes COVID-19, follow the steps outlined by the CDC to help prevent the disease from spreading to people in your home and community.

2020-03-12T16:07:56-07:00