KTNV will air a special 30-minute coronavirus news program at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, March 6, instead of hosting the LiveWell Health Fair which was scheduled for Saturday, March 21. We believe this is in the best interest of our community and is part of KTNV’s commitment to keeping the Las Vegas Valley updated with the latest news and information related to the coronavirus.
The Southern Nevada Health District is participating in the Live Well Health Fair on March 21 at Boulevard Mall.
WHO WE ARE
The mission of the health district is: “To assess, protect and promote the health, environment and well-being of communities, residents and visitors to southern Nevada.” ”
We work with many community programs, agencies, organizations and coalitions to foster physical, social and political changes that make it easier for residents and visitors to engage in healthy lifestyles.
WHAT WE PROVIDE
Southern Nevada Health District staff to provide interactive display of Rethink Your Drink Sweetened Drinks to educate families about the zero calories and zero nutrients that sugary drinks provide and the importance of drinking water without calories and nutrients for a healthy life. better health. Free sets of flavored water recipe cards will be available in English and Spanish, Rethink Your Drink magnets, diabetes flyers and resources, recipe booklets, stickers and more!
Mobilize communities, develop innovative evidence-based programs and advocate for policies that support healthy lifestyles, healthy communities and the elimination of health disparities.
Lead by collaborating with internal and external partners to deliver innovative and creative health promotion programs to the community.
The Office of Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion strives to achieve several identified health goals. These goals were selected using data from our community health and needs assessment to ensure they match the health needs of residents of Clark County.
â¢ Prevent initiation to smoking among young people and young adults
â¢ Promote cessation (tobacco products) among residents of Clark County
â¢ Eliminates exposure to second-hand smoke
â¢ Reduce and eliminate health disparities linked to chronic diseases
â¢ Increase levels of physical activity among residents of Clark County
â¢ Increase the consumption of fruits and vegetables among residents of Clark County
â¢ Increase the percentage of Clark County residents who are at a healthy weight
â¢ Reduce the consumption of sodas and sugary drinks among residents of Clark County
â¢ Improve health outcomes and effectiveness of self-management for people with chronic illnesses
â¢ Provide messages that promote healthy behaviors and connect residents to existing programs and resources
SOCIAL LINKS AND HANDLES