In The News: Department of Environmental and Occupational Health

KNPR News
May 7, 2020

In late April, The American Lung Association issued its annual air quality grades, including a pretty bad one for Las Vegas (F), pegging it as the ninth-worst-polluted metropolitan area in the country. The Clark County Department of Environment and Sustainability immediately shot back that the area’s air quality is “good, despite the American Lung Association grade,” based on its compliance with all but one (ozone) of the EPA standards for air pollutants.

Las Vegas Sun
April 20, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic isn’t the first viral outbreak Brian Murphy has seen as a health care professional in Las Vegas. An HIV caregiver since the 1980s, he says there are lessons to be learned from past outbreaks, particularly the emergence of HIV/AIDS.

KTNV-TV: ABC 13
March 30, 2020

Public health experts at UNLV and Southern Nevada Health District hosted a live online discussion on Monday to talk prevention of COVID-19 and what the future may hold.

KTNV-TV: ABC 13
March 30, 2020

Public health experts at UNLV and Southern Nevada Health District hosted a live online discussion on Monday to talk prevention of COVID-19 and what the future may hold.

Yahoo!
March 30, 2020

Las Vegas health experts discuss COVID-19 today at UNLV.

Yahoo!
March 30, 2020

Las Vegas health experts discuss COVID-19 today at UNLV.

KSNV-TV: News 3
March 30, 2020

UNLV and the Southern Nevada Health District have teamed up for a virtual discussion Monday morning on the COVID-19 outbreak.

WCER Communications
October 23, 2019

University researchers and evaluators working with rural schools, the community-school model, and Native American communities in Wisconsin shared their expertise and latest evidence-based findings recently in a public hearing at the state Capitol focused on the critical intersection between education and health.

Las Vegas Review Journal
May 13, 2019

If you suffer from springtime allergies, here is some news your nose already knows: Pollen season isn’t over yet in the Las Vegas Valley.

KVVU-TV: Fox 5
April 9, 2019

It’s been a rough spring for people with allergies and experts say it will likely get worse before it gets better.

KSNV-TV: News 3
April 5, 2019

Experts at UNLV carefully track pollen counts every day of the year and some of their findings might surprise you.

Las Vegas Sun
March 11, 2019

There’s an environmental concern that comes with building a sprawling city in the desert — and no, it’s not just about water supply.