Skip to main content
Alert Icon

CDC, FDA and Poison Control are investigating potential illness associated with consumption of Diamond Shruumz brand chocolate bars, cones and gummies.

Learn More

Lassa fever is an animal-borne, or zoonotic, acute viral illness spread by the common African rat. It is endemic in parts of West Africa including Sierra Leone, Liberia, Guinea and Nigeria. Neighboring countries are also at risk because the animal vector lives throughout the region.

Reporting

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
Website

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

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

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