September is ‘Emergency Preparedness Month’

Health District encourages community to ‘make a kit, make a plan’ Where is the gas shut-off at your house? Do you know how to turn the water off? Is the fuse box above your neighborhood’s flood plane? If your family is separated in an emergency, wh … [Read more...]

Peak Season for E. coli Outbreaks

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) just released a report showing that we are in the peak season for E. coli outbreaks. Nearly half of the nation’s E. coli 0157 outbreaks occur during July through September, with beef-associated o … [Read more...]

Red Cross issues urgent call for most needed blood types

The American Red Cross is facing a looming shortage of the blood types most needed by patients and is calling on eligible donors with O negative, B negative and A negative blood to give now to prevent an emergency situation. Blood donation … [Read more...]

Free Foot Evaluation Clinic Thursday

Dr. Ryan T. Peterson, DPM, in association with Mesa View Regional Hospital, will be offering a free foot screening on Thursday July 23, 2015. The screening will be held from 7:30 am - 9:00 am at Mesa View Regional Hospital, in the Wound Care … [Read more...]

Health District offers back-to-school immunizations

Does your 7th grader still need a pertussis booster? Is your kindergartner’s shot record up-to-date for school? The Southern Nevada Health District is urging parents to beat the back-to-school rush by bringing their pre-schoolers, kindergartners, and … [Read more...]

SNHD detects West Nile Virus in Mesquite’s Mosquitoes

The Southern Nevada Health District is reporting the first West Nile positive mosquitoes of 2015, collected in the 89011, 89012, 89027, 89107, 89123, 89128, 89134 and 89146 zip codes. To date, there are no human cases of West Nile virus reported in … [Read more...]

March is Red Cross Month

In honor of Red Cross Month in March, the American Red Cross encourages people to uncover their inner hero and donate blood or platelets, volunteer their time or sign up to organize a blood drive. Since 1943, every president has designated March … [Read more...]

Special Enrollment Period Announced for Health Insurance; Mesa View Regional Hospital can help

If you’re in the process of filing your 2014 taxes and learn you’re going to be penalized for not having health insurance in 2014, you may qualify for a special enrollment period to obtain coverage for 2015. From March 15 until April 30, the gov … [Read more...]

Special Enrollment Period Announced for Health Insurance; Mesa View Regional Hospital can help

If you’re in the process of filing your 2014 taxes and learn you’re going to be penalized for not having health insurance in 2014, you may qualify for a special enrollment period to obtain coverage for 2015. From March 15 until April 30, the gov … [Read more...]

Health District issues advisory, recommendations regarding e-cigarettes

The Southern Nevada Health District today has issued a health advisory regarding electronic cigarettes in response to an increase in their use across the United States and in Clark County. The Health District encourages policymakers, health care … [Read more...]