Southern Nevada Health District, its state partners and the Centers for Disease Control is closely monitoring the outbreak of Coronavirus disease
first identified in late 2019 in Wuhan China.There are no confirmed cases in Clark County or Nevada. The greater risk of infection is for people who
have traveled to China and their close contacts. Now the CDC has stated the virus is coming to the US and it will spread.
The Health District encourages the public to follow CDC recommendations to help prevent the spread of respiratory viruses:
* Washing your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based
* Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth.
* Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
* Cover your mouth and sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.
* Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.
A Clark County Town Hall discussion will provide updates and focus on the steps taken to protect Clark County and the effects a potential outbreak
can have on our most vulnerable populations. Health agencies will speak publicly on viral and infectious diseases.The public is invited to hear
health experts share the latest information on the Corona Virus outbreak.
Clark County Town Hall
YMCA Durango Hills
3521 North Durango Drive
Las Vegas, NV 89129
Friday March 6, 2020
5:30pm: Resource Fair
6-7pm: Health Conversation