Southern Nevada Health District issues statement on Clark County COVID-19 fatalities
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
August 20, 2020
LAS VEGAS – Today, as the Southern Nevada Health District is reporting more than 1006 people in our community have lost their lives due to COVID-19, we want to express our deepest sympathies to their families and friends.
We would also like to express our gratitude to the health care workers, first responders, and everyone who is working during this time to serve the public in a safe and healthy manner. We appreciate your efforts, your support, and what you do to keep our residents and visitors safe.
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.