Southern Nevada Health District’s Spring Valley


location offers nursing services

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

13 December, 2006

LAS VEGAS – December 13, 2006 – The Southern Nevada Health District is now offering nursing services at its Spring Valley location, 6330 W. Spring Mountain Road, Ste. F. Most services are available by appointment only. For more information or to make an appointment, call (702) 759-0701.

“We’re excited about expanding our services as we continue to meet the needs of our growing community,” said Dr. Donald S. Kwalick, the health district’s chief health officer. “During the past several years, we have had many requests from members of the community and from our partners about the possibility of expanding services at this location. Now we have the opportunity to enhance the health status of a neighborhood that was previously underserved.” Services at the Spring Valley location include:

Monday:
 

Immunizations – childhood and adult
No travel immunizations
Childhood immunizations are $16 or $20
9 a.m. – noon and 1 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.


Tuesday and Wednesday:
 HIV/AIDS testing
Free and confidential
No appointment necessary, 3 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Thursday and Friday:
 Family planning services
  Pregnancy testing
Initial and annual pelvic examinations
Pap tests
Birth control
 Sliding scale fee basis
By appointment, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

For additional health district locations and services, call (702) 759-1000 or visit www.southernnevadahealthdistrict.org.

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