Amebiasis is an intestinal illness caused by a tiny parasite that is spread through contaminated human feces. Anyone can get this disease but it is more common in tropical areas with poor sanitary conditions.
For information on how to report a disease click here. For any questions, please contact the appropriate health authority by phone or review the website for additional information.
Carson City, Douglas and Lyon Counties
Carson City Health & Human Services (CCHHS)
Southern Nevada Health District (SNHD)
Washoe County Health District (WCHD)
All Other Counties
Nevada Division of Public and Behavioral Health (DPBH)