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The main goal of the Office of State Epidemiology is to prevent and respond to a variety of public health issues through disease surveillance, standardized data collection, meaningful interpretation, statewide standards, and centralized guidance in order to improve health outcomes for our communities.

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Free COVID-19 Tests

Get eight free at-home COVID-19 tests this fall. Every U.S. household may place an order to receive their eight free tests.

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Mpox

This section provides information related to the 2022 outbreak of mpox (formerly monkeypox) for health care providers and the general public.

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Bicillin® L-A Shortage and Syphilis Treatment

This section provides information on the shortage of Bicillin L-A® (penicillin G benzathine) in the United States.

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Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs)

This section provides information regarding reports of HABs in Nevada this summer as well as tips and preventative measures around bodies of water with HABs.

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“We are dedicated to the health and wellness of our communities across the state of Nevada and work diligently with our partners to provide data, insight and guidance on epidemiological issues affecting the health of Nevadans and our visitors.”

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Melissa Peek-Bullock
State Medical Epidemiologist

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Nevada’s Authority for Epidemiology

Access up-to-date data on all active infectious diseases reported in Nevada.

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Avian Influenza – Bird Flu

Bird flu infections are unusual in mammals, including humans. Beginning in the spring of 2024, there has been a large outbreak of bird flu among dairy cattle in several states….

Increased Incidence of Measles in United States, Recommendations for Health Care Providers

Summary The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a Health Advisory on March 18, 2024, to call attention to an increase in measles incidence in the United States…

Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) Reporting Form

Pursuant to NRS 439.4976, establishment of a system of reporting information on lupus and its variants. The State of Nevada has established a system of reporting for lupus and its…

Lupus Reporting Form

Pursuant to NRS 439.4976, establishment of a system of reporting information on lupus and its variants. The State of Nevada has established a system of reporting for lupus and its…

Latent Tuberculosis Infection Reporting Requirements and Updates to NAC441A

Background On Dec. 10, 2023, the Nevada Legislative Commission approved amendments to Nevada Administrative Code (NAC) 441A that included new reporting requirements for the condition Latent Tuberculosis Infection (LTBI). Amendments…

Syphilis in Nevada and Updates to Nevada Administrative Code 441A

Background On Dec. 10, 2023, the Nevada Legislative Commission approved amendments to Nevada Administrative Code (NAC) 441A that updated syphilis testing, treatment and reporting guidelines for pregnant people to align…

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