Public Commenting Policy

Lyon County Public Health (LCHP) is committed to promoting and protecting its reputation. Therefore, the content of social media outlets connected with LCPH, will be monitored in accordance with LCPH's mission, vision, and guiding principles. The dignity, respect, and confidentiality of patients, clients, employees, and volunteers must always be upheld.


Some Lyon County Public Health sites, blogs, and social media allow for the posting of public comments. Posted comments must directly relate to the information and/or topics of discussion on those sites, blogs, and applications.

Comments are moderated and will be addressed as soon as possible. We trust the community to not engage in personal attacks, negative speech, misinformation and respond politely.

We retain the discretion to determine which comments violate our comment policy. We also reserve the right to remove and/or not allow comments to get posted. The views expressed within posted comments do not necessarily reflect those of Lyon County Public Health, or the county government.

Comments containing the following will not be allowed:

Medical Questions and Personal Information

Lyon County Public Health cannot answer personal medical questions. Only your health care provider can answer questions about your health. We will not allow comments that contain personal identifying information or private medical information about a third party, especially information restricted from release under the Privacy Act or the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).


The opinions expressed in public comments are those of the authors and may not represent the official positions of Lyon County Public Health.

References to products and services do not constitute an endorsement by LCPH. Comments may include links to information created and maintained by other public and private organizations and individuals. We provide these links solely for our users’ information and convenience. LCPH does not control or guarantee the accuracy, relevance, timeliness, or completeness of information contained on external sites. LCHP does not endorse the organizations sponsoring externals sites, and we do not endorse the views they express or the products and services they offer.