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Phil Ulibarri
Public Information Officer
Office: 775.328.2414
pulibarri@washoecounty.us

Press Releases and Media Advisories

Last modified on 10/18/2018

2018

October

Oct. 29, 2018

Know the Code – Burn Code notifications begin November 1
Burn Code icons inform residents whether lighting stoves or fireplaces is advisable, or allowed

Oct. 22, 2018

Suicide prevention program to reach all seventh graders in Washoe County Public Schools
Children’s Cabinet, the Washoe County School District, and the Washoe County Health District partner to support mental health for students

Oct. 19, 2018

Find a Park
New interactive directory includes all Reno, Sparks and Washoe County parks

Oct. 18, 2018

Washoe County Health District releases new Online Resource Library to improve food safety
The Washoe County Health District (WCHD) has updated its Food Safety Resource Library page to include guidance documents that that are now offered in Chinese and Spanish.

Oct. 9, 2018

Youth e-cigarette use in Washoe County
Increased use and toxic side-effects statistics begin to surface

Oct. 1, 2018

Free Family Health Festival slated for Monday, October 8
Services provided to attendees on first-come, first-serve basis while supplies last

September

Sept. 27, 2018

Local review of 2017/2018 flu season highlights vaccine importance
Over 5,500 confirmed cases point to why a seasonal flu shot is crucial. Vaccine is now available in many locations.

Sept. 13, 2018

Washoe County Human West Nile case most likely acquired locally
Mosquitos in South Meadows area suspected of transmitting the virus

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