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Celebrating Our Community’s Health Heroes

Blog August 17, 2018

By: Charles Duarte and Sharon Chamberlain National Health Center Week (NHCW) is an annual celebration with the goal of raising awareness about the mission and accomplishments of America’s health centers over the past five decades. This [...]

Childhood Obesity and Prevention Methods

Blog May 4, 2018

Childhood obesity is a prominent problem in Washoe County. According to Kelli Seals, who is part of the Washoe County District Health Department said, “about 34% of our school-aged children are overweight or obese” (Potter 2011). [...]

Adolescent Health Services-17 Days

Blog January 17, 2018

Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program 17 Days is an interactive DVD designed to educate young women about contraception and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). The DVD presents different scenarios involving decisions that young women face in relationships, identifies [...]