What are some services of the Southern Nevada Health District?


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The Southern Nevada Health District provides programs and services including an aquatic health program, recycling in Clark County, a backflow prevention program, Clark County child death review, and assistance with HIV/AIDS and chronic disease prevention. Birth and death certificates and child-related immunization and health clinics are also available through the Southern Nevada Health District.

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The Aquatic Health Program is responsible for spas, swimming pools and other public bathing places. The staff conducts inspections on water quality, ground fault interrupters, compliance with requirements and proper installation of filtering and circulation systems.

The approved facilities that provide recycling services through the Southern Nevada Health District accept recyclables from businesses and individuals. The type of material accepted at each location varies based on the type of permit granted by the district.

Services provided by the district's Backflow Prevention Program include inspecting food, bath, mobile home park and other public facilities for cross-connection issues. The Clark County Child Death Review Team is charged with assessing and analyzing the death of all minor children in Clark County. HIV/AIDS prevention services include client-centered counseling, case management, partner counseling assistance, outreach programs and community referrals. The Office of Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion offers services ranging from chronic disease and injury prevention to tobacco control.

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