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UNR Med Announces Free Outreach Clinics

Submitted by admin on Mon, 03/01/2021 - 12:19

Northern Nevadans who are uninsured, underinsured or without a social security number can receive free medical care at upcoming University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine (UNR Med) Student Outreach Clinics and Rural Outreach Clinics, in Lovelock, Silver Springs and Yerington, Nevada. UNR Med offers the free clinics in a continuing effort to assist the region's medically uninsured with needed health care services.

The following clinics are available:   

General and Children's Student Outreach Clinics at UNR Med's Family Medicine Center:

Smoking threatens the health & safety of employees & guests

Submitted by admin on Wed, 01/27/2021 - 15:17

National advocacy organization, Americans for Nonsmokers' Rights is concerned with industry-sought tax breaks and federal funding, even as casinos fail to go smokefree indoors.

"No credible public health official would approve of allowing the removal of masks to smoke, but it's still standard operating procedure in too many casinos, despite the pandemic."


Chronic Pain Self-Management Workshops Announced

Submitted by admin on Wed, 12/23/2020 - 11:56

The Sanford Center for Aging would like to invite anyone living with chronic pain and/or their care partners to participate with us in a chronic pain workshop developed by Stanford University.

Chronic Pain Self-Management is a FREE six-part weekly workshop designed to help you focus on your wellbeing, quality of life, appropriate use of meds, decision-making and problem-solving.

Educating Nevada's Teens on the Dangers of Vaping and E-Cigarettes - Tools & Guides

Submitted by admin on Thu, 12/17/2020 - 16:49

Download materials and resources compiled from this campaign and CDC guidelines. For cessation tools, please refer to My Life My Quit, Nevada's Teen Cessation program. If you have any questions or comments, please reach out to NTPC Vice President, Taylor Allison, Partnership Douglas County. 


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