School of Medicine announces free April clinic dates

Combined geriatric/dermatology clinic offered this month

RENO, Nev. - With the goal of providing more services for the medically uninsured in Washoe County, the University of Nevada School of Medicine has scheduled free Student Outreach Clinics for April.

A women's clinic will be held April 2 from 8 a.m. to noon and combined general and pediatric clinics will be held April 12 from 6 to 9 p.m. and again on April 26 from 6 to 9 p.m. In addition, a combined geriatrics/dermatology clinic will be held on April 23 from 8 a.m. to noon.

The clinics offer a variety of services. Pediatric services include head start physicals, sports physicals, well checks, sick visits and child immunizations. The women's clinics offer pap smears, pregnancy testing, gynecological exams, breast exams, STD testing and mammogram referrals. The geriatric clinic addresses the needs of those 55 and older, such as medication management. All clinics also offer lab services like cholesterol checks and blood glucose monitoring. In addition, the clinics also provide immunizations and x-rays.

Clinics are held at the School of Medicine's Family Medicine Center, located on the University of Nevada, Reno campus just north of Mackay Stadium off of North Virginia Street. Take RTC bus route 7 to North Virginia Street or the free Sierra Spirit bus.

Under the direct supervision of licensed faculty and community physicians, medical students from the University of Nevada School of Medicine offer monthly Student Outreach Clinics providing free care to the medically uninsured. No appointment is necessary for clinic patients who are seen on a first come, first served basis. Spanish translators are available as needed.

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The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine, Nevada's first public medical school, is a community-based, research-intensive medical school with a statewide vision for a healthy Nevada. Established in 1969, UNR Med is improving the health and well-being of all Nevadans and their communities through excellence in student education, postgraduate training and clinical care, research with local, national and global impact and a culture of diversity and inclusion.