School of Medicine sets free August clinic dates

Aug. 26 clinic geared to children’s back-to-school needs

By Anne McMillin, APR

RENO, Nev. - The University of Nevada School of Medicine's free Student Outreach Clinics for August are scheduled for the following dates: A general clinic (including women's needs) will be held Aug. 16 from 8 a.m. to noon and a children's clinic will be held on Aug. 26 from 6 to 9 p.m.

Clinics are held at the School of Medicine's Family Medicine Center, located on the University of Nevada, Reno campus just north of Mackay Stadium off of North Virginia Street. Take RTC bus route 7 to North Virginia Street or the free Sierra Spirit bus.

Student Outreach Clinics are a free service providing much needed care for Washoe County's medically uninsured population. Clinics offer physicals for work or school, EKGs, blood pressure monitoring, referrals and selected lab services at discounted fees.

Under the direct supervision of licensed faculty and community physicians, medical students from the University of Nevada School of Medicine offer monthly Student Outreach Clinics providing free care to the medically uninsured. No appointment is necessary for clinic patients who are seen on a first come, first served basis. Early arrival is recommended. Spanish translators are available as needed.


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Anne McMillin, APR
Public Relations Manager
Office: (775) 682-9254
Cell: (775) 427-9377
amcmillin@medicine.nevada.edu

The University of Nevada School of Medicine, a research-intensive, community-based, statewide medical school, has served Nevada for more than 45 years as its only public medical school. Our mission is improving the health of Nevada’s diverse population through world-class biomedical research, an innovative curriculum integrating basic and clinical sciences, and highly competitive residency and fellowship programs that complement a statewide network of urban and rural clinical facilities. Through targeted growth and investment in research, clinical services and education, we are a resource for improving health care regionally and across the country.