Announcements

2020 Announcements

July

July 14, 2020

Board of County Commission Meeting
Watch the Board of County Commission Meeting Live Tuesday, July 14 at 10:00 a.m.

July 10, 2020

Local Nevada Public Health Authorities encourage businesses to implement tobacco-free polices
Call 1-800-QUIT-NOW for free resources

Human Services Case Worker I/II/III
The Washoe County Human Services Agency is currently hiring for a Human Services Case Worker I/II/III. Apply by Monday, July 20, 2020 to be considered for this excellent career opportunity!

July 9, 2020

DA Investigator II
Do you have a strong background in criminal investigations? Apply by July 20, 2020 to be considered for the Investigator II position with the Washoe County District Attorney’s Office!

Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting
Agenda for Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting.

July 8, 2020

Health District-University of Nevada, Reno COVID-19 Antibody Study Results Released
Study estimates indicate the number of COVID-19 infections is higher than reported, Percentage of COVID-19-related deaths is lower than what’s reported.

Health District-University of Nevada, Reno COVID-19 Antibody Study Results Released
Study estimates indicate the number of COVID-19 infections is higher than reported

July 7, 2020

Public Health Nurse Supervisor
The Washoe County Human Services Agency is currently hiring for a Public Health Nurse Supervisor. Apply now to be considered for this excellent career opportunity!

July 6, 2020

Red Flag Warning
The National Weather Service has forecast a Red Flag Warning for North Western Nevada for July 6, 2020.

July 2, 2020

Washoe County Library System Expands Holds Only Pick-Up
Limited Hold Pick Up Services Available At More Library Locations Effective: Tuesday, July 7, 2020.

July 1, 2020

Fireworks: Illegal and extremely dangerous in Washoe County
Local fire and law enforcement officials are reminding residents that the use of fireworks in Washoe County are illegal, and unsafe.

Administrative offices and libraries closed July 3 for Independence Day
County Clerk’s Office will remain open by appointment only

June

June 29, 2020

Miciah Lee Officer Involved Shooting Finding
Report Released by Washoe County District Attorney Detailing January 5, 2020 Sparks Police Department Officer Involved Shooting Incident

Library Technology Manager
The Washoe County Library System is currently hiring for a Library Technology Manager! Apply by Tuesday, July 21, 2020 to be considered for this excellent career opportunity!

Washoe County is Seeking Public Input on Proposed Development Code Amendments
Community Services Department to Host Workshop

June 25, 2020

Washoe County Health District Firmly Supports Governor Sisolak’s Clean Cars Nevada Initiative
The Governor’s initiative is of significance in Washoe County

Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting
Agenda for the upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting

June 24, 2020

Study: Majority of Young Vapers Worry About COVID-19 Risk
Research suggests youth vapers want to quit, Health District has resources available

June 23, 2020

Health District Hiring Registered Nurses, Epidemiologist for COVID-19 Response
Part-time RN positions will aid in COVID-19 testing

June 22, 2020

Truckee Meadows Fire & Rescue deploys Ladder Truck
First ever quintuple combination pumper, or a ladder truck, in service on June 23

June 19, 2020

Update from the Board of County Commissioners special meeting
Commissioners approve Canvass of the Vote and Order for the Primary Election

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE – JUNE 18
1 COVID-19-related death, 83 new cases in Washoe County.

June 18, 2020

Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting
Agenda for the upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting

June 17, 2020

Washoe County Human Services Agency Opens Our Place
Unlocking a better tomorrow for Washoe County’s most vulnerable children, women and families.

Unlocking a better tomorrow
Our Place virtual press conference Wednesday, June 17, 2020.

June 16, 2020

Top headlines from the Board of County Commissioners Meeting
Washoe County Manager presents first initial assessment to Commissioners

County Commission Meeting-10 a.m.
Watch the County Commission Meeting Live Tuesday, June 16 at 10 a.m.

June 15, 2020

Washoe County Library System Offers Holds Only Pick Up
Limited Hold Pick Up Service Available At Several Locations.

Unlocking a better tomorrow
Our Place virtual press conference Wednesday, June 17, 2020

Red Flag Warning
The National Weather Service has forecast a Red Flag Warning for North Western Nevada for June 15, 2020.

June 12, 2020

UPDATED REGIONAL GUIDANCE ON YOUTH SPORTS
UPDATED REGIONAL GUIDANCE ON YOUTH SPORTS

June 11, 2020

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE – JUNE 11
Two additional deaths, 61 new cases reported.

June 10, 2020

Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting
Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting

Modified Services
Due to COVID-19 Washoe County is operating with modified services.

June 9, 2020

Primary Election Day Wrap Up
Latest Turnout & Next Steps

Top things to know for Primary Election Day
What’s New, Turnout and Results Timeline

Primary Election 2020
It's Primary Election Day! Find information about where to vote, drop off ballots or how to register to vote.

June 5, 2020

Riot Felony Charges
District Attorney Files Felony Charges Against Rioters

Red Flag Warning
The National Weather Service has forecast a Red Flag Warning for North Western Nevada for June 5, 2020.

June 3, 2020

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE – JUNE 3
COVID-19 recoveries surpass 1,000 in Washoe County, testing in Washoe County approaches 1,000 per day.

Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Special Meeting
Notice for Upcoming Board of County Commissioners Special Meeting.

Serving Washoe County pets: Free pet food and supplies
Washoe County Regional Animal Services helping residents and pets with resources

Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Special Meeting
Notice for Upcoming Board of County Commissioners Special Meeting.

June 1, 2020

Can’t stand the heat, get a fan!
KOLO Cares and Washoe County launch summer 2020 fan drive for seniors.

May

May 29, 2020

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE – MAY 29
Four additional COVID-19-related deaths reported in Washoe County, Schedule your COVID-19 test now; open to everyone in Washoe County, Phase 2 Reopening Guidelines.

Red Flag Warning
The National Weather Service has forecast a Red Flag Warning for North Western Nevada for May 30, 2020.

May is Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month
Health District offers educational programs to reduce teen pregnancy, promote women’s health

May 28, 2020

Guidelines for Phase 2 Reopening Released
Guidelines for Phase 2 Reopening Released

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE – MAY 28
Local hospitals to resume limited visitation to non-COVID-19 patients

May 27, 2020

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE – MAY 27
26 new COVID-19 cases, 12 recoveries reported in Washoe County, Seroprevalence study deadline extended, Swimming pools in Washoe County may open on May 29.

Guidelines on Testing for Businesses in Phase Two
Washoe County Commission Chair, Reno Mayor, and Sparks Mayor Provide Guidelines on Testing for Businesses in Phase Two of Nevada’s Reopening.

Public Swimming Pools in Washoe County Can Open Friday
Certified Pool Operators allowed to self-open under Health District guidance

Upcoming CHAB Meeting
Upcoming CHAB Meeting.

June

Upcoming CHAB Meeting
Agenda for the upcoming CHAB meeting.

May

May 26, 2020

Washoe County Library System Announces Tentative Phased Reopening Plans
Limited Reference Services Beginning June 1, 2020.

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE – MAY 26
Active COVID-19 cases reach new high, asymptomatic people can get tested week of June 1.

Top headlines from the Board of County Commissioners Meeting
Commissioners hear updates on COVID-19 response and expanded testing for Washoe County citizens

Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting
Notice of cancellation for Board of County Commissioners meeting.

Announcement/REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE – MAY 25Title
Two additional COVID-19-related deaths reported in Washoe County.

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE – MAY 24
Two additional COVID-19-related deaths reported in Washoe County, Randomly-selected residents asked to register for COVID-19 study.

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE – MAY 23
50th COVID-19-related death reported in Washoe County.

Watch the Commission Meeting Live
May 26, 2020 at 10 a.m. - Watch the meeting live here.

May 22, 2020

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE
An additional COVID-19-related death reported in Washoe County.

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE – MAY 22
40 new COVID-19 cases, 17 additional recoveries in Washoe County, COVID-19 study aims to determine prevalence of virus in Washoe County, Travel Advisory reminder for Memorial Day.

Are you 1 in 1,000?
Antibody study offering free tests to selected households, residents urged to check mail for invite

May 21, 2020

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE – MAY 21
47 COVID-19 recoveries reported, check your mailbox for COVID-19 prevalence study, important Memorial Day reminders, and more.

Washoe County offices remain closed to public, appointment only
Modified operations in effect, including on Memorial Day

May 20, 2020

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE – MAY 20
700th COVID-19 recovery reported.

Fire Commissioners Adopt FY 2020-21 Budget
All Fire Stations remain operational

Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting
Agenda for Upcoming Board of County Commissioners Meeting.

May 19, 2020

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE – MAY 19
29 new cases, 17 recoveries of COVID-19.

Top headlines from the Board of County Commissioners Meeting
Commissioners unanimously approve Fiscal Year 2021 budget

Watch the Truckee Meadows Fire Commission Meeting Live
May 19, 2020 at 9 a.m. - Watch the fire commission meeting live here.

May 18, 2020

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE – MAY 18
48th COVID-19-related death reported in Washoe County, May 17- 23, 2020 is EMS WEEK, and more.

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE – MAY 17
An additional COVID-19-related death reported.

May 15, 2020

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE – MAY 15
One additional COVID-19-releated death reported, 4 youth test positive for COVID-19 at Kids Kottage foster care shelter, Health District and UNR to conduct study on prevalence of COVID-19 in Washoe County, and more.

May 14, 2020

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE – MAY 14
Two additional COVID-19-related deaths reported, 2 Jan Evans Juvenile Justice Center staff members test positive for COVID-19, and more.

Second Judicial District Court Continues Virtual Proceedings
Court continues to serve community during COVID-19

What’s Open? Washoe County Regional Parks & Open Space Updates
Parks and trails remain open, shooting facility to open, some amenities closed

Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting
Agenda for Upcoming Board of County Commissioners Meeting.

May 13, 2020

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE – MAY 13
Three additional COVID-19-releated deaths, 23 recoveries reported.

May 12, 2020

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE – MAY 12
COVID-19 recoveries outpace active cases for first time

Top headlines from the Board of County Commissioners Meeting
Commissioners receive recommendations on FY 2021 Budget

May 11, 2020

Washoe County Library System's 2020 Summer Reading Program is Going Virtual!
Program Runs June 1 - July 31, 2020.

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE – MAY 11
32 recoveries, 5 new COVID-19 cases reported in Washoe County, new COVID-19 risk assessment form launched.

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE – MAY 11
32 recoveries, 5 new COVID-19 cases reported in Washoe County, new COVID-19 risk assessment form launched.

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE – MAY 10
18 additional COVID-19 cases, 15 recoveries reported, the Regional Information Center is reminding residents to celebrate Mother's Day responsibly.

Upcoming Deadlines: Voter Registration
Washoe County Registrar of Voters urges community to register to vote

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE – MAY 9
16 recoveries, 12 new COVID-19 cases reported in Washoe County

May 8, 2020

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE – MAY 8
Additional death reported in Washoe County, Washoe County, City of Reno & City of Sparks share Phase 1 Reopening Plan, and more.

Washoe County, City of Reno & City of Sparks unveil Reopening Plan
Washoe County Phase 1 Guidance shares specifics for businesses and public

May 7, 2020

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE – MAY 7
38th COVID-19-related death reported, housing available for self-isolation for healthcare workers.

Update from the Board of County Commissioners Special Meeting
Commissioners withdraw filing an amicus brief

May 6, 2020

Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting
Agenda for Upcoming Board of County Commissioners Meeting.

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE – MAY 6
Additional COVID-19-related death reported, and 8 additional cases.

May 5, 2020

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE – MAY 5
Additional COVID-19-related death reported, total cases surpasses 1,000, drive-through testing capacity expands, Washoe County submits Road to Recovery document to Governor’s office, and more.

May 4, 2020

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE
Additional COVID-19-related death reported .

Health District to Conduct Aerial Mosquito Abatement
Helicopter larviciding application expected to reduce number of mosquitos in the area

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE – MAY 4
Additional COVID-19-related death reported, 400 Washoe County residents have recovered, COVID-19 testing expanding to include first responders and healthcare workers, residents urged to safely celebrate Cinco de Mayo.

Honoring our seniors
Washoe County Human Services Agency celebrates seniors during Older Americans Month.

May 1, 2020

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE
An additional COVID-19-related death reported in Washoe County.

Official Mail-In Ballots for 2020 Primary Election hitting mailboxes
Washoe County Registrar of Voters urges community to vote through mail-in ballot

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE – MAY 1
Two additional COVID-19-related deaths reported in Washoe County, Spanish Town hall today at 1 pm.

Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners special Meeting
Agenda for Upcoming Board of County Commissioners Special Meeting.

April

April 30, 2020

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE – APRIL 30
25 additional COVID-19 cases reported in Washoe County and 11 recoveries, Spanish Town Hall this Friday, Saint Mary’s Respiratory Drive-Thru Clinic offers COVID-19 testing, and more.

SPANISH VIRTUAL TOWN HALL THIS FRIDAY
The Regional Information Center (RIC) will host a Spanish Virtual Town Hall on Friday, May 1, 2020 at 1 p.m.

April 29, 2020

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE – APRIL 29
Additional COVID-19 death reported in Washoe County, residents who have recovered from COVID-19 encouraged to donate plasma, Incident Management Team encourages people with symptoms to get tested for COVID-19, and more.

April 28, 2020

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE
Additional COVID-19-related death reported in Washoe County.

Top headlines from the Board of County Commissioners meeting
Commissioners heard update on 2020 All Mail-In Primary Election

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE – APRIL 28
19 additional recoveries from COVID-19 reported in Washoe County, additional information added to COVID-19 Dashboard, COVID-19 testing capacity expanding.

April 27, 2020

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE – APRIL 27
Additional COVID-19-related death reported in Washoe County.

April 24, 2020

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE
Additional COVID-19 related death reported in Washoe County.

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE – APRIL 24
Two additional deaths reported in Washoe County, virtual Town Hall today at 1pm, and more.

April 23, 2020

2020 Primary Election Sample Ballots on their way to mailboxes
Washoe County Registrar of Voters Office preparing for Primary Election

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE – APRIL 23
Active Cases Decrease for the First Time, Race & Ethnicity COVID-19 Report, FAQ: Antibody Testing, and more.

Virtual Town Hall this Friday to Focus on Public Safety and Health and Wellness
Virtual Town Hall this Friday to Focus on Public Safety and Health and Wellness

April 22, 2020

Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting
Agenda for Upcoming Board of County Commissioners Meeting.

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE
21st COVID-19-related death reported in Washoe County.

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE – APRIL 22
Additional COVID-19-related deaths reported in Washoe County, Washoe County School District to continue distance learning for remainder of school year, Virtual Town Hall to be held Friday, and more.

April 21, 2020

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE – APRIL 21
Hospital bed and ventilator information, Health District launches COVID-19 map, and more.

Top headlines from the Board of County Commissioners meeting
Commissioners hear update from Health District, make proclamations and approve donations

April 20, 2020

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE – APRIL 20
25 new COVID-19 cases, 15 recoveries reported

April 19, 2020

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE – APRIL 19
Two additional deaths reported in Washoe County for total of 18

April 18, 2020

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE APRIL 18
18 new cases, 15 additional recoveries

April 17, 2020

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE APRIL 17
16th death reported in Washoe County

Health District to resume routine inspections
Health District to resume routine inspections

April 16, 2020

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE APRIL 16
15th death reported in Washoe County

April 15, 2020

Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting
Agenda for Upcoming Board of County Commissioners Meeting.

Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting
Agenda for Upcoming Board of County Commissioners Meeting.

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER AFTERNOON UPDATE APRIL 15
14th COVID-19-related death reported in Washoe County

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE APRIL 15
14th COVID-19-related death reported in Washoe County

April 14, 2020

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE APRIL 14
One additional death, 21 recoveries, 32 positive cases reported in Washoe County

Top headlines from the Board of County Commissioners meeting
Commissioners provide direction on COVID-19 budget impacts

April 13, 2020

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE APRIL 13
500 positive cases in Washoe County

April 10, 2020

Regional Information Center Update for April 10
26 additional COVID-19 cases, three recoveries reported in Washoe County

Washoe County Park Amenities Close
Parks and trails remain open, restrooms, trash and other amenities unavailable

April 9, 2020

Resources for Seniors during COVID-19
Resources for Washoe County Seniors available.

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE APRIL 9
Two additional COVID-19 deaths reported in Washoe County

Virtual Town Hall this Friday
First in a Virtual Town Hall series for the community to kick off Friday at 1pm

Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting
Agenda for Upcoming Board of County Commissioners Meeting.

April 8, 2020

Regional Information Center Update April 8
7th Washoe County Resident Dies From COVID-19

April 7, 2020

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE FOR APRIL 7
28 additional COVID-19 cases, one recovery reported in Washoe County

April 6, 2020

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE FOR APRIL 6
One recovery and 17 additional COVID-19 cases reported in Washoe County

WCDA Releases Sentencing Result in Felony Domestic Violence Case
Defendant Charged with 2018 Stabbing Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison

Coming together to make Washoe County bluetiful
April is National Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Month.

April 5, 2020

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE FOR APRIL 5
19 new cases, 3 recoveries of COVID-19 reported in Washoe County

April 4, 2020

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE FOR APRIL 4
16 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Washoe County

April 3, 2020

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE FOR APRIL 3
45 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Washoe County

April 2, 2020

Regional Information Center Update For April 2
8 new recoveries of COVID-19 reported in Washoe County

April 1, 2020

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE FOR APRIL 1
A fourth Washoe County resident has died from COVID-19

March

March 31, 2020

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE FOR MARCH 31
Three additional Washoe County residents have recovered from COVID-19

Top headlines from the Board of County Commissioners meeting
Commissioners ratify Declaration of Emergency and Incident Command Team Structure

March 30, 2020

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE FOR MARCH 30
Second COVID-19-related death confirmed in Washoe County

Statement from Washoe County Commission Chair, Bob Lucey, on behalf of the Commission
COVID-19 Update

Virtual Board of County Commissioners Meeting
March 30th meeting will held be via teleconference. Members of the public can submit comments through email, voicemail and ZOOM.

March 29, 2020

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE FOR MARCH 29
First COVID-19-related death confirmed in Washoe County

March 28, 2020

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE FOR MARCH 28
Washoe County Sheriff Deputy tests positive for COVID-19, included in today’s case count

March 27, 2020

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE MARCH 27
Fifth confirmed COVID-19 case recovers and is released from self-isolation

March 26, 2020

10 additional COVID-19 cases confirmed in Washoe County
Updated case count in Washoe County 67

March 25, 2020

Regional Information Center Update For March 25
Seven additional COVID-19 cases confirmed

Regional Information Center Update For March 25
Seven additional COVID-19 cases confirmed

Secretary Cegavske Announces Plan to Conduct the June 9, 2020 Primary Election by All Mail
An announcement from the Secretary of State

Washoe County Library System Introduces New Instant Digital Library Card
Getting a Library card just got faster and easier.

March 24, 2020

Health District Announces 6 Additional Cases of COVID-19 in Washoe County
Total cases is 50; fourth case in Washoe County case has fully recovered

REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE FOR MARCH 24
Cities and County Temporarily Suspend Delivery Hour Restrictions and more

March 23, 2020

19 Additional Cases of COVID-19 Confirmed in Washoe County
One additional confirmed case has fully recovered

March 22, 2020

Second Washoe County Resident Recovers From COVID-19
Health District reminds residents of travel advisory

March 21, 2020

Update from the Washoe County Regional COVID-19 Regional Information Center on non-essential business closures
Washoe County Sheriff Darin Balaam, Reno Police Chief Jason Soto, and Sparks Police Acting Chief Chris Crawforth provide updated information

Three Additional COVID-19 Cases Confirmed Washoe County
Case count reaches 25 in Washoe County

Three Additional COVID-19 Cases Confirmed Washoe County
Case count reaches 25 in Washoe County

Statement on behalf of Washoe County Commission regarding regularly scheduled meeting
Board of County Commission meeting for Tuesday, March 24, 2020 has been postponed

March 20, 2020

One Washoe County COVID-19 Case Fully Recovers, Released From Self-Isolation
Four additional confirmed cases announced, total number of cases is 22

March 19, 2020

Four New Cases of COVID-19 Confirmed in Washoe County
Total number of cases is 18

Postponement of Annual Real Property Tax Auction
In light of current COVID-19 concerns, Washoe County Treasurer, Tammi Davis, has postponed the annual Real Property Tax Auction, originally scheduled for April 22. 2020.

March 18, 2020

WCHD Confirms Two New Cases of COVID-19 in Washoe County
Total number of cases is 14

Washoe County modifies operations for next 30 days
In an effort to stop the spread of COVID-19

Washoe County is Seeking Applicants to Serve on the Washoe County Board of Adjustment
Vacancy is to Represent Commission District 5 on the Board of Adjustment

Washoe County is Seeking Applicants to Serve on the Washoe County Planning Commission
Vacancy is to Represent At-Large South of the Truckee River

March 17, 2020

COVID-19 Update in Washoe County
Updated case count and answers to common questions

March 16, 2020

Statement Regarding Business Closures Due to COVID-19 in Washoe County
Washoe County Health District has not mandated closures at this time

Washoe County Human Services Agency adjusts programs for seniors and children
Due to COVID-19 Virus concerns, congregate meal sites for seniors converting to take-out only.

Washoe County issues Declaration of Emergency
Officials respond to COVID-19 to protect residents, gain resources

WCDA Public Access Limitations
Washoe County District Attorney’s Office Limits Public Services and Access to Essential Business, Law Enforcement and Subpoenaed Witnesses

Today's Washoe County Board of Adjustment Meeting Cancelled (March 16, 2020)
Non-essential Washoe County meetings have been suspended.

Cancellation of Upcoming Community Homelessness Advisory Board Meeting
Cancellation of Upcoming Community Homelessness Advisory Board Meeting

March 15, 2020

Truckee Meadows Fire Commissioners Meeting Cancelled for March 17
Out of an abundance of caution in response to COVID-19

Five Additional Positive COVID-19 Cases Confirmed in Washoe County
Total cases in Washoe County is nine

Washoe County Library System Responds to COVID-19
All Washoe County Library System locations are closed until further notice.

March 14, 2020

Fourth Positive COVID-19 Case Confirmed in Washoe County
Media briefing set for 1:30 p.m. today

March 13, 2020

Washoe County suspends all non-essential business meetings & events
Commissioners take steps to reduce risk of COVID-19 spread

Washoe County Health District Announces Third Positive Case of COVID-19
Resident recently traveled to Germany, France; is self isolating at home

Washoe County Library System Responds to COVID-19
All Washoe County Library System locations are closed until further notice.

March 12, 2020

Media Advisory: Washoe County Health District COVID-19 Press Conference Set For Friday at 11 a.m.
Update on COVID-19 Response Efforts

Health District Supports Canceling Public Events, But It’s Not Mandatory At This Time
Concerned residents should contact event organizers

Nevada 2020 Census launches today
New video captures what you need to know

March 11, 2020

Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting
Agenda for Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting

COVID-19 March 11 Update - No Scheduled Media Availability Today
No additional presumptive positive cases reported

Scam Alert: Letters target Washoe County residents
Washoe County Treasurer’s Office warns of scam

March 10, 2020

Top headlines from the Board of County Commissioners meeting
Commissioners heard an update and move forward on Tahoe Area Plan

COVID-19 Press Briefing March 10
Washoe County Health District updates regarding COVID-19, will be streamed on Facebook

March 8, 2020

Live COVID-19 Video Updates
Click for the latest news

Washoe County COVID-19 Media Availability and Livestream Info
Briefing will be Monday, March 9, at 11 a.m. at Washoe County Commission Chambers

Washoe County has Second Presumptive Positive Case of COVID-19
Health District is identifying close contacts, urges continued caution to residents

March 6, 2020

COVID-19 Testing Results for Huffaker Students Come Back Negative
Negatives results include family member of resident who was a presumptive positive for COVID-19

Statement from Washoe County Commission Chair, Bob Lucey
Citizens should be prepared, not panicked

The North Valleys Citizen Advisory Board Meets on Monday, March 9, 2020
The Washoe County Citizen Advisory Boards (CABs) provide an opportunity for you to learn more about proposed development in your community.

Washoe County Health District Food Establishments Guidance
This message is to provide an update on the novel coronavirus currently circulating around our state as it relates to food safety.

Washoe County COVID-19 Press Briefing Location Change and Livestream Info
11 a.m. briefing will be at Washoe County Commission Chambers

March 5, 2020

Washoe County Has Presumptive Case of COVID-19
Huffaker Elementary School Closed Friday Out of an Abundance of Caution

State of Nevada 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Public Health Update
Department announces weekly updates on situation in Nevada

Medical Examiner’s Office Releases names of four found dead in South Reno home
Two deceased were Damonte Ranch High School students

March 4, 2020

Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting
Agenda for Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting

Guilty Verdict in 2017 Shooting
WCDA Releases Information on Murder Conviction

Serving Seniors: Free Vaccination and Microchip Clinic for pet owners age 60 and older
Washoe County Regional Animal Services helping seniors keep pets healthy

Washoe County Health District Advises Caution With New CDC COVID-19 Testing Guidelines
Please do not visit your medical provider to get COVID-19 testing unless authorized by WCHD

Medical Examiner’s Office Releases Cause of Death for Two Damonte Ranch Students
Two High School Students Died of Drug Intoxication in Early 2020

March 3, 2020

The Washoe County South Truckee Meadows/Washoe Valley Citizen Advisory Board Meets on March 5, 2020
The Washoe County Citizen Advisory Boards (CABs) provide an opportunity for you to learn more about proposed development in your community.

March 2, 2020

The Spanish Springs Citizen Advisory Board meets on March 4, 2020.
The Washoe County Citizen Advisory Boards (CABs) provide an opportunity for you to learn more about proposed development in your community.

February

Feb. 28, 2020

Washoe County Increases Preparation to Protect Residents From COVID-19
There are no confirmed cases in Washoe County

The Incline Village\Crystal Bay Citizen Advisory Board Meets on March 2, 2020
The Washoe County Citizen Advisory Boards (CABs) provide an opportunity for you to learn more about proposed development in your community.

Feb. 27, 2020

Truckee Meadows Fire & Rescue Relocates Headquarters
Move Improves Efficiency

Feb. 25, 2020

Enjoy TEDx FREE…@ your library®
The Downtown Reno Library Will Live Stream TEDxUniversityofNevada, Saturday, February 29, 2020.

Truckee Meadows Fire Unveils New Logo
Truckee Meadows Fire & Rescue reflects today's mission

Feb. 24, 2020

Upcoming Community Homelessness Advisory Board Meeting
Upcoming Community Homelessness Advisory Board Meeting

The 2020 Census is Here!
Complete Your Census at Your Local Library.

Washoe County property taxes due March 2, 2020
Reminder to residents, fourth installment due date is drawing near

Feb. 23, 2020

WCDA Sentencing Result
Chief Deputy District Attorney Secures 40-Year Sentence in 2018 Second Degree Murder Case

Feb. 19, 2020

Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting
Agenda for Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting

Warm Springs/Palomino Valley Fire Adapted Community Meeting
Wildfire preparation kickoff meeting Feb. 29

Feb. 18, 2020

ArTrail Community Meeting
Meet with the Artist Team ROAM Collective

Top headlines from the Board of County Commissioners meeting
Commissioners approve donations and Special District Funds for community projects

Feb. 14, 2020

Washoe County offices closed for Presidents Day
Washoe County Clerk’s office remains open

Feb. 11, 2020

Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting
Agenda for Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting

Washoe County staff releases report with proposed code language for short-term rentals
County Commissioners asked to introduce and hold first reading Feb. 25

Top headlines from the Board of County Commissioners meeting
Commission Chair issues statement on passing of Mayor Bob Cashell

Truckee Meadows Regional Plan Update
The City of Sparks Sphere of Influence has been updated

Feb. 10, 2020

Tonight's North Valleys CAB Meeting is Cancelled.
The February 10, 2020 North Valleys CAB meeting is cancelled.

Feb. 7, 2020

WCDA Sentencing Result in Fatal Hit and Run Case
Defendant sentenced to 10 years for November 2018 Death of Pedestrian

2016 Oxbow Nature Park Shooting
WCDA Major Violator Unit Secures Murder Conviction

The North Valleys Citizen Advisory Board meets on February 10, 2020
The Washoe County Citizen Advisory Boards (CABs) provide an opportunity for you to learn more about proposed development in your community.

Upcoming meetings offer opportunities to learn more about the proposed Lands Bill
Two meetings to offer information and input

Feb. 5, 2020

Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting
Agenda for Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting

Feb. 4, 2020

Washoe County Registrar of Voters reminds community of Caucus information
Political parties to organize upcoming Nevada caucus on Feb. 22

Feb. 3, 2020

New York City's Warp Trio Performs At Several Libraries
See This Electrifying One-of-a-Kind Trio!

The Spanish Springs Citizen Advisory Board meets on February 5, 2020.
The Washoe County Citizen Advisory Boards (CABs) provide an opportunity for you to learn more about proposed development in your community.

January

Jan. 31, 2020

2020 Census Applicant Appreciation Event
Learn more about job opportunities with the 2020 Census

The Washoe County Incline Village\Crystal Bay Citizen Advisory Board Meets on February 3, 2020
The Washoe County Citizen Advisory Boards (CABs) provide an opportunity for you to learn more about proposed development in your community.

All Washoe County Libraries Closed Presidents' Day: Monday, Feb.17, 2020
North Valleys Library Is Also Closed On Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020.

Washoe County Connection: January Recap
New video update highlights big decisions made this month

Jan. 30, 2020

Washoe County, City of Reno and City of Sparks work together on new federal lands bill
Website launches, Public invited to provide input

Jan. 29, 2020

Air Quality Management Launches New Monitoring Station at Libby Booth Elementary
Health District, School District plan educational outreach to students

Wolf Pack and Washoe County celebrate foster families
Human Services Agency sponsoring Wolf Pack vs Boise State women’s basketball game.

February

Jan. 28, 2020

Upcoming Community Homelessness Advisory Board Meeting
Upcoming Community Homelessness Advisory Board Meeting

January

Top headline from the Board of County Commissioners meeting
Commissioners heard an update on the Our Place homeless housing project

U.S. Census Bureau Unveils 2020 Census Ads
Communications effort employs multi-language ads, partnerships and trusted voices

Washoe County Health District to host HACCP Training
On February 3rd and 4th the Washoe County Health District will be hosting a training on ‘HACCP in Retail Food Establishments’ at 1001 E 9th Street, Building B, in conference room A from 8a-5p. This workshop is free and will be open to all members of the public. You can RSVP using the link below. If you have any questions feel free to reach out to the Washoe County Food Safety Team by replying to this email or calling 775-328-2434

Jan. 27, 2020

WCDA Trial Result
Conviction in Felony Domestic Battery Case

Media Advisory: Ribbon Cutting For New Air Quality Monitoring Station Set For Jan. 29
Media Are Invited To Attend

Jan. 22, 2020

Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting
Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting

Washoe County Parks invites community to “Come in from the Cold”
Bartley Ranch Regional Park heats up with 2020 music series

Health District, McQueen JROTC & Community Partners Provide Emergency Buckets to Area Middle Schools
Buckets designed to give first aid and other supplies in event of a Shelter In Place

Jan. 21, 2020

Top headlines from the Board of County Commissioners and Board of Fire Commissioners meetings
Commissioners approved fire station consolidation and heard preliminary 2021 budget outlook

Jan. 17, 2020

2019 Murder Trial Sentencing Outcome
Defendants Convicted in 2018 Galena Murder Prosecution Sentenced to Lengthy Prison Terms

WCDA Sentencing Result
Defendant in Drug Trafficking and Dissuading a Witness Case Sentenced to 10 Year in Prison

Washoe County offices closed January 20
Closures in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. holiday

Jan. 16, 2020

The Washoe County Sun Valley Citizen Advisory Board meets on Tuesday, January 21, 2020
The Washoe County Citizen Advisory Boards (CABs) provide an opportunity for you to learn more about proposed development in your community.

Jan. 15, 2020

Washoe County Health District to host HACCP Training
On February 3rd and 4th the Washoe County Health District will be hosting a training on ‘HACCP in Retail Food Establishments’ at 1001 E 9th Street, Building B, in conference room A from 8a-5p. This workshop is free and will be open to all members of the public. You can RSVP using the link below. If you have any questions feel free to reach out to the Washoe County Food Safety Team by replying to this email or calling 775-328-2434

Jan. 14, 2020

Top headlines from the Board of County Commissioners meeting
Commissioners select new Chair and Vice Chair for 2020

Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting
Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting

Washoe County is seeking applicants to serve on the Washoe County Planning Commission
Vacancy is to represent Commission District 1 on the Planning Commission

Jan. 13, 2020

Free Radon Programs Offered At Several Local Libraries
Learn About Radon in Washoe County.

All Washoe County Libraries Closed: Monday, January 20, 2020
Libraries Closed In Honor Of Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday.

Jan. 10, 2020

The North Valleys Citizen Advisory Board meets on January 13, 2020
The Washoe County Citizen Advisory Boards (CABs) provide an opportunity for you to learn more about proposed development in your community.

Jan. 8, 2020

Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting
Upcoming Washoe County Board of Commissioners Meeting

Jan. 7, 2020

Where have all the children gone?
Public service announcements in Galaxy Theatres raise awareness about youth suicide in Nevada.

Jan. 6, 2020

The Spanish Springs Citizen Advisory Board meets on January 8, 2020.
The Washoe County Citizen Advisory Boards (CABs) provide an opportunity for you to learn more about proposed development in your community.

Jan. 3, 2020

Washoe County Registrar of Voters launches “Adopt A Polling Place” program
New program allows community groups & organizations to earn money for their service

Jan. 2, 2020

Updates To Nevada Clean Indoor Air Act Take Effect For 2020
2019 Legislation restricts vaping in public places to protect children & adults

Dec. 30, 2019

Upcoming Community Homelessness Advisory Board Meeting
Upcoming Community Homelessness Advisory Board Meeting

Call 311 to find resources, ask questions, and utilize Washoe County services. Learn More »
Call 311 to find resources, ask questions, and utilize Washoe County services. Learn More »