nnph-home-toolkit.pngWhat We Do

Northern Nevada Public Health (NNPH) is nationally accredited by the Public Health Accreditation Board and has jurisdiction over all public health matters in Reno, Sparks, and Washoe County through the policy-making District Board of Health.

NNPH consists of five divisions: Administrative Health Services, Air Quality Management, Community and Clinical Health Services, Environmental Health Services and Epidemiology & Public Health Preparedness. 

Our Mission & Values

Northern Nevada Public Health (NNPH) strives to improve and protect our community's quality of life and increase equitable opportunities for better health. Our values:

  • Collaborative - In unity there is strength.
  • Adaptable - Ever evolving and adapting.
  • Trustworthy - Doing right by the community.
  • Inclusive - Equity and inclusion for all.
  • Compassionate - Caring for the health of the community

Learn more here

Quick Facts

  • NNPH is governed by the District Board of Health (DBOH), a regional board composed of members of the Reno & Sparks city councils and Washoe County Commission and their appointee, plus a physician licensed in Nevada. Learn about DBOH.
    • We our not governed by Washoe County; however, our main location is at the Washoe County Administrative Complex (1001 E. 9th Street, Reno), we use Washoe County's human resources, IT and other intenal services, and our staff must follow Washoe County employee policies and procedures.  
  • We serve the Cities of Reno, Sparks and Washoe County
  • Formed Nov. 27, 1972
  • 230+ NNPH Employees
  • 5 Divisions - learn more

Logos & Colors

NNPH has several logos that represent our organization. Below are the mains ones. If you need more, please contact health-media@NNPH.org

See NNPH Color Guide here










Last modified on 12/19/2023