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LATE WINTER 2014

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To better inform residents, community partners, stakeholders and visitors about public health concerns, events and programs, the Southern Nevada Health District has expanded its communication efforts to Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and Instagram.

Through the use of 14 specialized accounts, we are able to promote: HIV/STD testing and prevention, correct condom use and pregnancy prevention for teens, flu shot clinic locations, healthy living, public health programs, Medical Reserve Corps volunteers and much, much more.

Visit our Social Media webpage for direct links to each one of our social media “handles.”

Service hours changed

Service hours have changed to Monday - Friday, 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m., at the health district’s East Las Vegas and Henderson Public Health Centers, expanding nursing services to five days a week.

Both centers offer nursing and family planning services, immunization clinics, and Food Handler Safety Training Card processing. Clients seeking nursing, family planning and immunization services should arrive by 4:30 p.m., and clients seeking Food Handler Safety Training Cards should arrive by 5:15 p.m.

The East Las Vegas Public Health Center is located at 560 N. Nellis Blvd., Suites D-1 and E-12, and the Henderson Public Health Center is at 520 E. Lake Mead Parkway.

Wanted: Volunteers

The Southern Nevada Health District wants to grow its volunteer program! We’re looking for a few good men and women who are at least 18 years old with the flexibility to work 20 hours a month (in four-hour shifts) and the ability to stand long periods of time, if needed. Customer service experience and bilingual skills a plus! For more information, visit the Community Health Volunteers webpage or contact Jorge Viote at viote@snhdmail.org.

 

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