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Viral meningitis is the most common types of meningitis and is caused by a virus. This is not as severe as bacterial meningitis and most people get better on their own without treatment. Many viruses can cause meningitis such as non-polio enterovirus, mumps virus, measles virus, influenza virus and others.


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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