/New Public Information Officer

New Public Information Officer

July 21, 2006

LAS VEGAS – Stephanie Bethel has been named public information officer for the Southern Nevada Health District (SNHD), it was announced today by Dr. Donald Kwalick, chief health officer.

In her new position, Bethel will be responsible for the development, management and implementation of public information activities that will cover a variety of the District’s key issues such as public health preparedness, environmental health and nursing and clinic services.

Prior to joining SNHD, she held several editorial and public relations positions in Las Vegas. Bethel earned her journalism degree from California State University, Northridge.

Editors Note: The telephone contact numbers for the Southern Nevada Health District public information office have been changed. Please note the following updated information:

Jennifer Sizemore: public information manager
(702) 759-1225 (office)
(702) 303-7549 (cell)

Stephanie Bethel, public information officer
(702) 759-1393 (office)
(702) 296-1668 (cell)

Public Information Officer: On call/after hours number
(702) 303-7061

Public Information Office: general telephone number
(702) 759-1390

Visit the Media Contacts webpage for media related inquiries.


The Southern Nevada Health District serves as the local public health authority for Clark County, Boulder City, Henderson, Las Vegas, Mesquite and North Las Vegas. The agency safeguards the public health of the community’s residents and visitors through innovative programs, regulations, and initiatives focused on protecting and promoting their health and well-being. More information about the Health District, its programs, services, and the regulatory oversight it provides is available at www.SNHD.info.