School of Medicine announces free November clinic dates

Clinics serve the medically uninsured of northern Nevada

RENO, Nev. - The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine announces its free Student Outreach Clinics for November, in a continuing effort to assist northern Nevada's medically uninsured with needed health care services.

General clinics, available to both children and adults, will be held on Nov. 8 and Nov. 22 from 6 to 9 p.m. both days, and on Nov. 19 from 8 a.m. to noon. A women's clinic will also be available on Nov. 5 from 8 a.m. to noon.

The free clinics offer a variety of services, including access to head start physicals, sports physicals, well checks, sick visits and immunizations for children, as well as, pap smears, pregnancy testing, gynecological exams, breast exams, STD testing and mammogram referrals for women. In addition, the clinics also provide x-rays, immunizations and lab services, like cholesterol checks and blood glucose monitoring, for all patients.

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.

The School of Medicine is a proud member of the northern Nevada community. Under the direct supervision of licensed faculty and community physicians, medical students from the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine offer monthly, free Student Outreach Clinics as way to give back to the community shaping them into the future leaders of medicine. No appointment is necessary. Clinic patients are seen on a first come, first served basis. Spanish translators are available as needed.

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Contact

Julie Ardito
Senior Director, Advancement and Engagement
Office: (775) 784-6006
jardito@med.unr.edu

The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine is a community-based, research-intensive medical school with a statewide vision that has served Nevada for more than 48 years as its first public medical school. UNR Med's vision is a healthy Nevada, supported by our mission: establishing excellence in medical education, medical care, research and community engagement, while committing to a culture of respect, compassion and inclusion. Through targeted growth and investment in research, clinical services, education and outreach, UNR Med is a resource for improving healthcare regionally and across the country. For more information, visit: med.unr.edu.

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