PREVENTION AND PUBLIC HEALTH TOWNHALL

 

 

April 7, 2017

CONTACT:
Mary Skau        775.560.2556
Jessica Lamb  775.440.7704


 

 

MEDIA ADVISORY

PREVENTION AND PUBLIC HEALTH TOWNHALL
Local organizations host town hall to discuss issues facing Nevada public health programs and services.


WHAT: Let’s Talk Prevention! (and Public Health) Town Hall. Immunize Nevada and Children's
Advocacy Alliance will host a prevention and public health town hall to discuss proposed
healthcare changes and how they will affect public health programs and services—
ultimately threatening the overall health and safety of our communities.

WHERE: The Discovery Museum, 490 S. Center St., Reno, NV 89501

WHEN: Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at 6:00pm

WHO: Guest speakers will cover public and preventive health topics ranging from community
health centers, Title X family planning funds, public health funding, and more.

Guest Speakers include:
Assemblywoman Amber Joiner
Mary Skau, MPA, Immunize Nevada
Jessica Lamb, Children’s Advocacy Alliance
John Packham, PhD, Nevada Public Health Association
Chuck Duarte, Community Health Alliance
Elisa Cafferata, Nevada Advocates for Planned Parenthood Affiliates
Heidi Parker, MA, Immunize Nevada

About Immunize Nevada:
Immunize Nevada, widely recognized as Nevada’s trusted resource for immunizations and community
health for all ages by fostering education and statewide collaboration. Immunize Nevada’s vision is
healthy communities across Nevada protected from vaccine-preventable disease. For more information,
visit ImmunizeNevada.org.

About the Children’s Advocacy Alliance:
Children’s Advocacy Alliance (CAA) is an independent voice dedicated to achieving public policy wins
in the areas of child safety, health, and school readiness. The Alliance creates lasting change by tackling
the biggest issues that kids and families face in Nevada. Serving as a leading advocate for children in
Nevada since 1997, the CAA is comprised of community leaders dedicated to improving the lives of
children and families. The CAA is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization – all donations and contributions are
tax deductible. For more information, please visit our website at www.caanv.org.

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