Southern Nevada Health District Services Update

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
April 20, 2012

LAS VEGAS – Due to the closure of its main facility as a result of an engineering report that found the main building lacks an internal support system, the health district has relocated services to its outlying public health centers. Updated information on service availability is also available on the health district website at www.SNHD.info or by calling the health district’s information line (702) 759-INFO (4636). Helpline information is available in English and Spanish. The health district has also created a new section of its website for one-stop building closure information. The direct link is www.southernnevadahealthdistrict.org/building-closure.php.

New service updates:

  • Vital Records will now be available at the Henderson Public Health Center on Fridays, from 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.
  • The Boys and Girls Club clinic, scheduled for the fourth Thursday of every month at the James Clubhouse located at 2530 E. Carey Ave., in North Las Vegas from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. has been canceled for the month of April.
  • TB skin tests will be also be administered on Fridays at the East Las Vegas Public Health Center and the Cambridge Community Outreach Center for health card clients. Clients must return to the clinic to have TB skin tests evaluated in 48 hours.
  • The Swimming Pool Plan Review phone number for the Spring Valley location is now 759-0571.
  • Appointments are now required for all Individual Sewage/Septic Disposal Systems plan review submissions. Call 759-0660 to schedule an appointment.
  • As of Monday, April 23, HIV/STD testing at the health district’s outreach sites at the Gay and Lesbian Center and the Richard Steele Boxing Facility will resume. Rapid HIV tests will be available.

    Gay and Lesbian Center: 733-9800
    953 East Sahara #B25 inside Commercial Center
    Monday and Thursday, 1:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.
    Testing is free

    Richard Steele Boxing Facility: 638-1211 or 759-0707
    2475 West Cheyenne Ave., #120
    Tuesday and Wednesday, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
    Testing is free

Previously announced service updates:

East Las Vegas Public Health Center
560 N. Nellis Blvd., Suites D1 & E12
Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
(Friday services are limited to birth & death certificates, health cards, immunizations and HIV/STD testing.)

  • Birth & Death Certificates: 759-1340
  • Health Cards: 759-1340
    • Tuberculosis Testing
  • Nursing & Clinic Services: 759-0900
    • Birth Control (by appointment)
    • Emergency Contraception
    • HIV/AIDS Testing (blood test only)
    • Immunizations
    • Pregnancy Testing (walk-in)
    • STD Testing*

* For results of a HIV or STD test given at the Gay and Lesbian Center or Richard Steele Boxing, call the phone results line at 759-0733. For results of a STD test given at the STD Clinic, a clinic staff member will contact all clients with positive results to arrange for treatment. Those clients with negative results will not be contacted. If your contact information has changed since your appointment, leave a message at 759-0807 with your name, date of birth, date of visit and phone number. If you would like a printed copy of your results, go to the East Las Vegas or Henderson Public Health Center. You will need a valid photo ID and the cost is $3 per copy.

Henderson Public Health Center
520 E. Lake Mead Pkwy.

  • Birth & Death Certificates: 759-1515
    Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Environmental Health
    Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
    • Food & Beverage Establishments
      • East & Henderson: 759-0501
      • Strip Properties: 759-0620
    • Food Plan Review: 759-1507
    • Special Programs: 759-0677
      • Child Care Facilities
      • Public Water Systems
      • Schools o Tattoo, Permanent Makeup & Body Piercing
  • Nursing & Clinic Services: 759-1040
    Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
    • Birth Control (by appointment)
    • Emergency Contraception
    • HIV/AIDS Testing (blood test only)
    • Immunizations
    • Pregnancy Testing (walk-in)
    • STD Testing*

Shadow Professional Center
400 Shadow Lane, Suites 104 & 206
Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

  • Environmental Health: 759-0600
    • Individual Sewage Disposal System Plan Review/Parcel Map Plan Review: 759-0660
    • Permitted Disposal Facilities
    • Public Accommodations
    • Solid Waste Plan Review
    • Solid Waste and Compliance
    • Subdivision Plan Review
    • Landlord/Tenant Hotline: 759-0697
    • Vector Control Hotline: 759-1633
      • Mobile Home/RV Parks
      • Public Accommodations
      • Summer Camps

Spring Valley Public Health Center
6330 W. Spring Mountain Rd.
Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

  • Environmental Health: 759-0503
    • Citizen Complaints
    • Food & Beverage Establishments
    • Pool plan review: 759-0571
      • Pool operator testing

Updated information about the Southern Nevada Health District can be found on Facebook www.facebook.com/SouthernNevadaHealthDistrict, on YouTube www.youtube.com/SNHealthDistrict or Twitter www.twitter.com/SNHDinfo The health district is now available in Spanish on Twitter www.twitter.com/TuSNHD. Don’t have a Twitter account? Follow the health district on your phone by texting “follow SNHDinfo” to 40404.

Visit the Media Contacts webpage for media related inquiries.

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Access information about the Southern Nevada Health District on its website: www.SNHD.info. Follow the Health District on Facebook: www.facebook.com/SouthernNevadaHealthDistrict, YouTube: www.youtube.com/SNHealthDistrict, Twitter: www.twitter.com/SNHDinfo, and Instagram: www.instagram.com/southernnevadahealthdistrict/. The Health District is available in Spanish on Twitter: www.twitter.com/TuSNHD.  Additional information and data can be accessed through the Healthy Southern Nevada website: www.HealthySouthernNevada.org.