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Agency to provide personal care services in the home (personal care agency)

“Agency to provide personal care services in the home” means any person, other than a natural person, which provides in the home the services authorized pursuant to NRS 449.1935 to elderly persons or persons with disabilities.

COVID-19 Infection Control and Prevention Best Practices

The guidance document linked below is intended for organizations that have health care workers (licensed and unlicensed staff) and personal caregivers who provide care to individuals at their home residence or community-based settings. It provides general infection prevention and control guidance in relation to prevention of COVID-19 transmission.

Find a licensed personal care agency

  • Visit
  • Select "Health Facilities " from the "Business Unit" menu
  • Select "Agency to Provide Personal Care Services in the Home" from the "Credential Type" menu
  • Click "Search" to view the list or "Generate Excel" to get the list in a spreadsheet.

Subscribe to Informational Emails

A dedicated email listserv has been set up to provide interested individuals (staff, patients, families, advocates, the general public) access to information about personal care agencies from the Nevada Department of Health and Human Services. This information includes guidance on regulations, medical or epidemiological issues, patient/resident care, infection control, state and federal inspection requirements and more. While information can be technical in nature, every effort is made to make it understandable to anyone. Use the links below to subscribe.

State Laws and Regulations

Licensing and Applications

To apply for a license to operate an agency to provide personal care services in the home, you must complete the following:

Other Information

Additional Resources