Community Resources and Information
The Southern Nevada Health District is committed to helping people experiencing homelessness and the community that serves them. We are collaborating with government agencies, community partners, and stakeholders to provide a coordinated effort and guided response specific to:
- Staff and Residents of Homeless Shelters
- Outreach Staff and People Experiencing Unsheltered Homelessness
- Alternate Care Sites
Homeless Service Providers and Shelters:
If you are a shelter and have questions regarding cleaning and disinfecting, representatives from the Health District Environmental Health Division are available for assistance. Please contact them at email@example.com.
If you are a shelter and need technical assistance other than cleaning and disinfecting, technical representatives from the Southern Nevada Health District are available for assistance. Please contact them at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Interim Guidance for Homeless Service Providers to Plan and Respond to COVID-19
- Cleaning and Disinfecting Your Facility
- Homelessness and COVID-19 FAQs
- Screening Clients at Entry to Homeless Shelters PDF (updated: 01/19/2021)
Outreach Staff and People Experiencing Unsheltered Homelessness:
- Responding to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) among People Experiencing Unsheltered Homelessness
- Southern Nevada Health District Pocket Guide to COVID-19 for People Experiencing Homelessness (PDF)
- Southern Nevada Health District Pocket Guide to COVID-19 for People Experiencing Homelessness — Spanish (PDF)
The Nevada Resilience Project supports families and individuals experiencing struggles and challenges due to COVID-19. Resilience Ambassadors are available as a direct contact to provide education, information, and resource navigation while promoting healthy coping, empowerment, and resilience. Resource information includes food and housing assistance, childcare, school services, mental health services, health care, utility assistance, transportation assistance, veteran services, disability services, employment, and more.
A Resilience Ambassador can provide support and connection to resources over the phone, through text, or email. All services are free, confidential, and available in English or Spanish.
Resilience Ambassadors for Southern Nevada Health District are available Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- Lauri Bowser (EN): email@example.com (775) 431-7072
- Joanna Garcia (SP): j.Garcia@health.nv.gov (702) 469-5885
For after-hours help, please contact Crisis Support Services of Nevada. Call 1-800-273-8255 or text CARE to 839863.
- Resources About COVID-19 Vaccinations for Children
- Connecting Kids Nevada
- Safekey (Clark County)
- Battle Born Kids and Teens (City of Henderson)
- 2022-2023 Strong Start Go Mobile Pre-K Academy (City of Las Vegas)
- Boys and Girls Clubs of Southern Nevada
- State of Nevada’s licensed child care facility database
The goal of these documents is to help schools plan for and implement measures to reduce COVID-19 transmission in the school setting while meeting the educational needs of all students. These documents are intended to apply to all K-12 schools and community-based educational organizations, which may include public, charter, private, or homeschool co-ops throughout Clark County.
- Operational Guidance for K-12 Schools and Early Care and Education Programs to Support Safe In-Person Learning
- 2022-23 COVID-19 Guidelines for Prevention and Control in K-12 School Settings Added August 18, 2022
- Let’s Stay in School (and Keep COVID-19 Out!) Added August 10, 2022
- COVID-19 Preparedness Moving Forward Added August 10, 2022
Please visit our “For Health Care Providers” page.