Carona Virus cases rise a bit

Carson City Health and Human Services (CCHHS) is reporting two new positive cases of COVID-19, the disease caused by the new Corona Virus in the Quad County region: Carson City, Douglas, Lyon, and Storey counties. This brings the total number of cases in the Quad County region to six.

The two additional cases are:
• A male Lyon County resident in his 60’s with recent travel history to the Bay Area
• A female Douglas County resident in her 60’s with no recent travel history

The case count for each county is:
• Carson City: 2
• Douglas County: 3
• Lyon County: 1
• Storey County: 0

All cases are self-isolating in their home and are in stable condition. Carson City Health and Human Services is working to identify close risk contacts to prevent further spread of the disease.

Stay informed. The COVID-19 situation is changing frequently. For updates and more information on COVID-19 visit https://gethealthycarsoncity.org/novel-coronavirus-2019/. Carson City Health and Human Services Hotline phone number is (775) 283-4789.

MEDIA: We will not be conducting a press conference due to the Governor’s Nevada Health Response COVID-19 Risk Mitigation Initiative. The situation is continuously evolving, updates can be anticipated at 0900 daily, unless immediate updates are necessary.

Media Contact

Jessica Rapp, Public Information Officer

Contact Information: (775) 283-7536 or email Jrapp@Carson.org

For inquiries after hours or on weekends call (775) 431-9745.

Carson City Health and Human Services developed a public hotline devoted to keeping the community up-to-date and informed on COVID-19. The hotline will service Douglas, Lyon and Storey County as well as Carson City residents. The line will be staffed Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. to answer questions and concerns. Weekend hours, Saturday and Sunday 8 – 4:30 p.m. Hotline is staffed to answer all non-emergency questions related to COVID-19. (775) 283 – 4789

Please visit your local government website for information about government services.

Carson City, Nevada​ – https://www.carson.org/

Douglas County, Nevada​ – https://www.douglascountynv.gov/

Lyon County, Nevada​ – https://www.lyon-county.org/

Storey County​ – https://www.storeycounty.org/

Governor Sisolak announced March 17, a mitigation initiative to reduce the risk of community spread. Please see the NEVADA HEALTH RESPONSE COVID-19 RISK MITIGATION INITIATIVE website at https://nvhealthresponse.nv.gov/