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The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is an office of the Executive Branch of State Government and is led by a Director appointed by the Governor. The Director also serves as a member of the Governor’s Cabinet. DHHS is one of the largest departments in state government comprised of five Divisions: Aging and Disability Services, Child and Family Services, Health Care Financing and Policy, Public and Behavioral Health, and Welfare and Supportive Services.

    Mission Statement

    The Nevada Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) promotes the health and well-being of Nevadans through the delivery or facilitation of essential services to ensure families are strengthened, public health is protected, and individuals achieve their highest level of self-sufficiency.

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