Services (EHS) is responsible for safeguarding the health of
Nevada residents and visitors by preventing avoidable death
and disease. From our proactive stance, we utilize the
following public health protection tools: education,
frequent inspections and enforcement action, when necessary.
EHS establishes reasonable standards, issues permits, and
operates in the following public health arenas: food
establishments, drug and cosmetic manufacturers, dietary
supplement manufacturers, public bathing, correctional
facilities, schools, RV parks, state parks, child care
facilities, private on-site sewage systems and septic pumpers. EHS staff respond to emergencies impacting
public health such as food truck wrecks, floods, sewage
discharge, fires, and foodborne illness outbreaks.