The creation of the Central Nevada Health District and Central Nevada Health District Board of Health was approved by the State of Nevada Board of Health on December 2, 2022, in accordance with NRS 439.370. This is the third District approved in the State of Nevada and the first to serve rural communities.
The first district meeting was December 8 in Churchill County Commission Chambers to swear in and elect its officers, receive ethics training, approve bylaws, consider approval of interlocal agreements for contractual services, establish interim policies and procedures and consider job descriptions for positions to be hired.
The health district will fully implement services starting July 1, 2023 with public health preparedness, disease investigation, public health nursing, environmental health and disease prevention in Churchill County, Mineral County, Pershing County, City of Fallon and through interlocal agreement with Eureka County, until legislatively able to join as a full member.
The Central Nevada Health District Board meets the second Thursday of each month at 1:30 p.m. in Churchill County Commission Chambers, 155 N. Taylor Street in Fallon, Nevada. Meeting agendas are posted online.