NORTHERN NEVADA Public Health Serving Reno, Sparks & Washoe County

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Noah Glick
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Press Releases and Media Advisories

NNPH helicopter mosquito treatment to take place July 17

07/16/2024 by Noah Glick
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NNPH Issues Air Quality Advisory Ahead of July 4 Weekend

07/03/2024 by Noah Glick
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District Board of Health adopts Second 10-Year Maintenance Plan for PM10

07/02/2024 by Noah Glick
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Reno Brewery District Presented with NNPH’s Extra Mile Award

06/28/2024 by Noah Glick
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Ground-level ozone in Washoe County recently exceeded national safety standards

06/21/2024 by Noah Glick
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Beat the rush! Back-to-school vaccines are available now at NNPH

06/20/2024 by Noah Glick
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Join the Sewage, Wastewater and Sanitation (SWS) Hearing Board

06/14/2024 by Noah Glick
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NNPH – Air Quality Management Division Seeks Public Comment on General Source Permitting

06/12/2024 by Noah Glick
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Join the Food Protection Hearing and Advisory Board; two seats are open

06/07/2024 by Noah Glick
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District Board of Health upholds eight air quality violations

05/31/2024 by Noah Glick
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NNPH – Air Quality Management Seeks Comment on Annual Ambient Air Monitoring Network Plan

05/24/2024 by Noah Glick
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First helicopter mosquito treatment of 2024 set for May 16

05/13/2024 by Noah Glick
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NNPH introducing new temporary food establishment permit, online application system

04/30/2024 by Noah Glick
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District Board of Health upholds violations; fines going to help schools

04/30/2024 by Noah Glick
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Prescription Drug Take Back Event

04/22/2024 by Yeraldin Deavila
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NNPH kicks off National Bike Month with Biketopia celebration

04/22/2024 by Noah Glick
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District Board of Health approved six air quality penalties

04/12/2024 by Noah Glick
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Chad Kingsley officially becomes District Health Officer in Washoe County

04/11/2024 by Scott Oxarart
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NNPH – Air Quality Management Division Seeks Public Comment on PM10 Maintenance Plan

04/05/2024 by Noah Glick
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National Public Health Week highlights importance of public health investment

04/01/2024 by Noah Glick
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Board of Health selects Chad Kingsley to be District Health Officer for NNPH

03/28/2024 by Noah Glick
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ADVISORY: New District Health Officer expected to be selected at Thursday’s Board of Health meeting

03/27/2024 by Scott Oxarart
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NNPH encourages air quality permit holders to attend upcoming free Air Quality Workshop Series

03/21/2024 by Noah Glick
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New Mama Care Kits: Free Resource for Low-Income Post-Partum Women in Northern Nevada

03/21/2024 by Noah Glick
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Washoe County ranks No. 3 in Nevada for health outcomes and factors

03/20/2024 by Noah Glick
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Washoe County’s Health Rankings and New Online Community Health Dashboard to be released March 20

03/18/2024 by Noah Glick
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District Board of Health upholds dust permit fine

03/14/2024 by Noah Glick
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NNPH encourages air quality permit holders to attend upcoming free Air Quality Workshop Series

03/04/2024 by Noah Glick
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City of Reno and Northern Nevada Public Health to Host Sidewalk Vending Permit Public Forum

02/13/2024 by Noah Glick
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Queso fresco and cotija cheeses sold in Nevada recalled due to illnesses linked to Listeria

02/09/2024 by Noah Glick
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NNPH encourages air quality permit holders to attend upcoming free Air Quality Workshop Series

02/09/2024 by Yeraldin Deavila
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NNPH Environmental Health Services Wins Prestigious National Food Safety Award

01/25/2024 by Noah Glick
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Northern Nevada Public Health holding flu vaccine event Jan. 24

01/17/2024 by Noah Glick
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NNPH Highlights a Successful 2023 for Local Air Quality

01/10/2024 by Noah Glick
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New voluntary health inspection placard project kicks off in January

12/21/2023 by Noah Glick
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Quaker recalls granola bars and other granola products due to possible Salmonella risk

12/19/2023 by Noah Glick
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First Yellow Burn Code issued; use of wood-burning devices ‘discouraged’ in Washoe County

12/11/2023 by Yeraldin Deavila
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NNPH Reports First Flu-Associated Death of 2023-24 Flu Season

12/01/2023 by Scott Oxarart
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NNPH District Health Officer Kevin Dick to Retire March 31, 2024

11/29/2023 by Scott Oxarart
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Applicants sought for the Air Pollution Control Hearing Board

11/28/2023 by Scott Oxarart
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Recall notice has been issued for peaches, plums and nectarines sent to Washoe County

11/22/2023 by Scott Oxarart
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Quit Smoking and Vaping for One Day – Great American Smokeout on Nov. 16

11/15/2023 by Scott Oxarart
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NNPH to host public workshops regarding fees

11/13/2023 by Scott Oxarart
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COVID-19 documentary recognized at American Public Health Association film festival

11/12/2023 by Scott Oxarart
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Daily Burn Code for wood-burning devices begins Nov. 1

10/31/2023 by Scott Oxarart
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NNPH Air Quality Management Division Seeks Comment on Exceptional Events Demonstrations

10/26/2023 by Yeraldin Deavila
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NNPH Office Hours Impacted Oct. 18-19 Due to Staff Training

10/16/2023 by Scott Oxarart
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Prescription Drug Take Back Event – Oct. 21

10/16/2023 by Scott Oxarart
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NNPH Hosts Free Drive-Through Flu Shot Event Saturday, Oct. 14

10/11/2023 by Scott Oxarart
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Northern Nevada Public Health Postpones Public Hearing for Air Quality Maintenance Plan

10/06/2023 by Scott Oxarart
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NNPH to offer updated COVID-19 vaccine for people who are uninsured

09/28/2023 by Scott Oxarart
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Record number of congenital syphilis cases reported in Washoe County

09/26/2023 by Scott Oxarart
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September is Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

09/19/2023 by Scott Oxarart
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NNPH Air Quality to present Business Impact Statement for Air Quality Regulation Revisions

09/14/2023 by Yeraldin Deavila
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NNPH – Air Quality Management Division seeking public comment on PM10 Maintenance Plan

09/05/2023 by Scott Oxarart
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Health District is now Northern Nevada Public Health (NNPH)

08/31/2023 by Scott Oxarart
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Second round of aerial mosquito treatment set for Aug. 29

08/28/2023 by Yeraldin Deavila
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Health District hosts additional Back-To-School vaccine clinic

08/18/2023 by Yeraldin Deavila
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Health District confirms Hantavirus case in Washoe County

08/14/2023 by Yeraldin Deavila
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Public Comment requested for air quality regulation revision

08/03/2023 by Scott Oxarart
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Back-To-School Vaccine Events Upcoming

07/27/2023 by Scott Oxarart
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UPDATE: Health District rescinds Stage 1 Air Quality Emergency Episode

07/17/2023 by Yeraldin Deavila
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Mosquito aerial abatement set for July 18

07/13/2023 by Yeraldin Deavila
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WCHD Seeks Comment on Ozone Wildfire Mitigation Plan

06/28/2023 by Scott Oxarart
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Health District Roundup: Extra Mile Award to STEP2, new name coming soon, air quality jobs and open board positions

06/23/2023 by Scott Oxarart
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STEP2 receives Extra Mile Award for smoke-free and vape-free policy

06/23/2023 by Scott Oxarart
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Washoe County Health District Seeks Comment on Annual Ambient Air Monitoring Network Plan

05/26/2023 by Scott Oxarart
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Local Carnicería joins Washoe County Health District to incentivize healthier food options for the Latino Community

05/26/2023 by Yeraldin Deavila
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Update on aerial mosquito abatement in Washoe County for 2023

05/25/2023 by Scott Oxarart
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Health District-Air Quality Management Division announces document drop box

05/20/2023 by Scott Oxarart
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Mpox cases rising around the nation – Washoe County residents advised to take precaution

05/19/2023 by Scott Oxarart
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Washoe County Health District to host 5210 Healthy Washoe Watch Party

05/17/2023 by Scott Oxarart
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Despite end of Federal COVID-19 Public Health Emergency Declaration, vaccines & info are still available in Washoe County

05/11/2023 by Scott Oxarart
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Health District, University of Nevada, Reno form Air Quality Partnership

05/08/2023 by Scott Oxarart
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A ‘May’ of Sunshine: Health District kicks off Air Quality Awareness Week, National Bike Month

05/01/2023 by Scott Oxarart
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2nd bivalent COVID-19 vaccine available to all residents 65+ or certain immunocompromised individuals

04/27/2023 by Scott Oxarart
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Prescription Drug Take Back Event Set For April 22, 2023

04/12/2023 by Scott Oxarart
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Washoe County ranks 3rd statewide in annual County Health Rankings

03/29/2023 by Scott Oxarart
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Health District WIC Program has nutrition resources, education available for families affected by SNAP reductions

03/28/2023 by Yeraldin Deavila
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Root for the Reno Aces and Enjoy Healthy Food Options at Greater Nevada Field

03/23/2023 by Scott Oxarart
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Washoe County’s Health Rankings to be released March 29

03/22/2023 by Scott Oxarart
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COVID-19 AND FLU VACCINES AVAILABLE AT NEVADA URBAN INDIANS’ HEALTH FAIR AND POW WOW

03/03/2023 by Yeraldin Deavila
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Legislative Update: Senate Bill 118 to fund public health heard and passed out of Committee unanimously

02/17/2023 by Yeraldin Deavila
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Health District releases 2022-25 Community Health Assessment

02/16/2023 by Scott Oxarart
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Health District reports tobacco use, poor nutrition, lack of exercise as significant risk factors

02/02/2023 by Scott Oxarart
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Applicants sought for the Air Pollution Control Hearing Board

01/27/2023 by Scott Oxarart
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Residents should avoid consuming all baked goods purchased at Happy Tiers Bakery in Incline Village

01/25/2023 by Scott Oxarart
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RSV cases continue downward trend in Washoe County

01/25/2023 by Scott Oxarart
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Public Health Alert: Residents should avoid consuming kimchi products from Yim’s Produce and Seafood

01/18/2023 by Scott Oxarart
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Walk-in, or same-day, sexual health appointments now available

01/05/2023 by Yeraldin Deavila
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151 New RSV Cases in Washoe County

12/28/2022 by Yeraldin Deavila
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179 new RSV cases in Washoe County

12/20/2022 by Scott Oxarart
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Yellow Burn Code issued; use of wood-burning devices ‘discouraged’ in Washoe County

12/15/2022 by Scott Oxarart
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1,000+ RSV cases reported in Washoe County since Oct. 1

12/07/2022 by Scott Oxarart
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Health District encourages HIV/STI testing in honor of World AIDS Day

12/01/2022 by Yeraldin Deavila
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Health District closed for staff training Nov. 29-Dec. 1 from 8am-2pm

11/28/2022 by Scott Oxarart
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UPDATE: Yellow Burn Code rescinded; use of wood-burning devices allowed again in Washoe County

11/23/2022 by Yeraldin Deavila
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Yellow Burn Code issued; use of wood-burning devices ‘discouraged’ in Washoe County

11/21/2022 by Scott Oxarart
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Health District encourages residents to go Smoke-Free for the Great American Smokeout

11/17/2022 by Scott Oxarart
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156 additional RSV cases reported in Washoe County

11/16/2022 by Scott Oxarart
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Last modified on 07/09/2024