Hantaviruses are carried by rodents and transmitted to humans when they come into contact with infected rodents or their urine, droppings, or saliva. Non-Hantavirus pulmonary syndrome (HPS) is an illness with symptoms including fever, chills, headache and stomach issues but without the more serious heart and lung symptoms seen with Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome (HPS).
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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)