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HABs have been detected in Nevada! To access a list and visual observations of current and historical affected water bodies by HABs,

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Pertussis (also known as whooping cough) is a very contagious disease that easily spreads from person to person though the air. When an infected person coughs or sneezes, they release small bacteria in the air that other people can breathe in. Whooping cough can cause illness in people of all ages but it is most dangerous for babies.


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