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Stroke or brain attack is a loss of perfusion of high oxygen blood to part of the brain caused by a blocked artery or its rupture. The brain cells die in a few minutes when nutrients and oxygen are not received. This can cause lasting brain damage, long-term disability or even death.


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


  • For data on strokes please click here
  • For information on stroke prevention please click here and here.