Reporting

Notification of the local health authority

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Lead Exposure Is A Reportable Condition By Law


In the state of Nevada, lead exposure is a reportable condition by law. Per NRS 441A, reports of specified diseases, outbreaks, and extraordinary occurrences of illness MUST be made to the local health authority. This law requires physicians, registered nurses, and directors of medical facilities report lead exposure and elevated blood lead levels as events of concern. Failure to report is a misdemeanor and subject to an administrative fine of $1,000 for each violation.

Provider Disease Reporting may be accomplished by contacting your local health authority through the following methods:

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Clark County


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Washoe County


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Carson City


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Rural Counties


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