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Brucellosis is an infectious disease caused by a bacteria that infects animals, mainly sheep, cattle, goats, pigs and dogs. Humans can become infected by eating undercooked meat, consuming raw dairy products, breathing in the bacteria, or by the bacteria entering the body through open wounds.


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)
(775) 887-2190

Clark County
Southern Nevada Health District (SNHD)
(702) 759-1300

Washoe County
Washoe County Health District (WCHD)
(775) 328-2447

All Other Counties
Nevada Division of Public and Behavioral Health (DPBH)
(775) 400-0333