The Southern Nevada Health District (SNHD) is a public health agency that serves the residents of Southern Nevada, which includes Las Vegas and the surrounding areas. It is responsible for protecting and promoting the health of the community through a variety of programs and services. Some of the services provided by the SNHD include: Disease prevention and control: The SNHD works to prevent the spread of infectious diseases and promote healthy behaviors through a variety of programs, such as immunization clinics, food safety inspections, and education campaigns. Environmental health: The SNHD is responsible for regulating and enforcing environmental health standards in Southern Nevada, including those related to air and water quality, hazardous materials, and solid waste. Emergency preparedness: The SNHD works to ensure that the community is prepared for public health emergencies, such as natural disasters and outbreaks of infectious diseases. Clinical services: The SNHD operates a number of clinics that provide services such as immunizations, sexually transmitted infection testing and treatment, and family planning. The SNHD is funded through a combination of state and federal grants, as well as local revenue from fees and fines. It is governed by a board of health, which is made up of representatives from various sectors of the community.