/Media Advisory: State of the Health District

Media Advisory: State of the Health District

July 10, 2019

What:The Southern Nevada Health District is hosting its first State of the Health District event.

When:Thursday, July 18, 2019
10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Where:Southern Nevada Health District
Red Rock Conference Room
280 S. Decatur Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV  89107

Why:The State of the Health District will celebrate the agency’s accomplishments, recognize achievements reached with community partners, set out policy goals for the upcoming fiscal year, and announce new public health initiatives to address healthy aging and recognize restaurants who implement environmentally-friendly practices. An updated Community Health Needs Assessment developed in conjunction with Dignity Health St. Rose Dominican will also be presented.

Who:Dr. Joe Iser, Chief Health Officer
Michael Johnson, PhD, Director, Community Health Division
Fermin Leguen, MD, Director, Clinical Services
Christopher Saxton, Director, Environmental Health Division   


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.