Cholera is a diarrheal illness caused by a bacteria. The bacteria is typically found in water or foods that have been contaminated by feces (poop) from an infected person. Cholera is usually found in places with poor water treatment, poor sanitation and hygiene.
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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)