Varicella (chickenpox) is a highly contagious disease caused by a virus called varicella-zoster
The SNCHD now has a stockpile of COVID-19 N95 Masks available for free to members of the community.
As of Dec. 23, 2021, the Sweetwater-Nolan County Health Department will no longer post Covid 19 case counts.
Whooping cough (pertussis) is a highly contagious disease marked by severe coughing. It is named after the "whoop" sound children and adults sometimes make when they try to breathe in during or after a severe coughing spell.