Smallpox is an illness that is easily spread to others by a virus. It causes fever of 101°F or higher and skin bumps and rash. The virus can get into the body by breathing in the virus, touching the virus, and through the eyes, and mom-to-baby (through the placenta).
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)
Southern Nevada Health District (SNHD)
Washoe County Health District (WCHD)
All Other Counties
Nevada Division of Public and Behavioral Health (DPBH)