/Health District Phone Lines Will be Down over the Weekend Public Advised to Call Alternate Number

Health district phone lines will be down over the weekend –

public advised to call alternate number

September 15, 2006

LAS VEGAS – September 15, 2006 – Phone lines for the Southern Nevada Health District will be down beginning Friday, September 15, 2006 at 5 p.m. If members of the public need to reach the health district offices over the weekend, they are asked to call 796-4672. Calls will be routed to the appropriate office through the health district’s regular answering service.

The outage is necessary in order to install a new power generator. All health district phone numbers beginning with the 759 prefix will be affected. Phone services will be restored by open of business on Monday, September 18, 2006.

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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.