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Meet Vivian: Breast Cancer Survivor

News October 1, 2018

By Neil Patrick Healy Vivian Chavez is a breast cancer survivor, and she had decided not to broadcast that fact until now. “It’s kind of tough to talk about, but now I’m able to talk about [...]

Celebrating Our Community’s Health Heroes

News 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

News 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

News 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 [...]

Meet Scott

News September 12, 2016

Did you know that CHA operates a health center for patients next to the homeless shelter in downtown Reno?   The provider staff not only helps the men, women and families with medical needs, but employs [...]

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