Tis the Season for Gratitude and Gridiron

Thanksgiving is full of traditions: dinner with family and college football rivalries. Here in Nevada, are you Wolf Pack Blue or Rebel Red?

Our Troops Need Flu Shots (And Other Vaccinations) Too!

Immunization record of Staff Sergeant Eric W. Sandquist, US Army Air Corps, 1940s.

Since the late 1700’s, our troops have been vaccinated to not only protect them personally, but to help them accomplish their missions.

MythBusters: Flu Vaccine Edition

Everyone 6 months and older can get the flu vaccine at clinics, pharmacies, or physician offices. Deaths from influenza are already being reported, so don't delay.

Our Team Leads by Example

I get to spend my workdays with a group of smart, dynamic, and amazing public health professionals; who are also the first to roll-up their sleeves to get a flu shot.

An Open Letter to Busy Parents: Here’s a Reason to Make Time for Flu Shots

It was the most helpless I’ve ever felt as a mommy. And it was potentially deadly. My baby, 4 years old and so very tiny, is the real face of the flu.

Where Can My Child Get a Flu Shot?

If your child has insurance, Nevada Check Up, or Medicaid; they may be eligible to get vaccinated at your local, in-network pharmacy at no-cost.

Terrified of lice? Doctor says THESE are far scarier

Did you know vaccines prevent diseases (like influenza) far more contagious and dangerous than head lice? 

Investing in Public Health is Good for Nevada

With public health crises regularly occurring in our region, it is crucial Congress preserves The Prevention and Public Health Fund.

Vaccines Not Just for Babies

The Unity Consortium recently released results from a national survey of parents, teens and healthcare providers that revealed some major areas for improvement in preventive health communications to teens.

Public Health Funding in the Cross Hairs

Recent threats to the ACA and the Prevention Fund should give Nevada health leaders and policy makers considerable pause.

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