/Health District Posts 2012 Summer Edition of the Perspective

Health District Posts 2012 Summer Edition of the Perspective

September 5, 2012

LAS VEGAS – The most recent edition of “The Perspective,” the Southern Nevada Health District’s quarterly e-newsletter, is now available on the health district’s website, www.SNHD.info. Each issue provides a public health perspective on a particular topic. The most recent edition continues to celebrate the health district’s 50th anniversary. To view the newsletter, visit http://www.southernnevadahealthdistrict.org/newsletter/enews/1105-perspective.html

This issue includes a story titled “From Classroom to Computer: Fifty years of Food Safety Training,” which looks at the evolution of the food handler training program.

Throughout this year, each issue of “The Perspective” includes a public health flashback with memories from long-term health district staff members. This edition’s flashback features an environmental health specialist who has been on staff since 1979 when he was known as a “sanitarian.”

To subscribe to The Perspective, visit http://www.southernnevadahealthdistrict.org/newsletter/?p=subscribe quarterly updates.

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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.