Silver Springs, Nevada – We hope to see you at the “Spring into Health Fair” on Saturday, April 11th between 10am-4pm at the Silver Stage High School! Services offered will include free child development and mental health screenings and referrals, Shingles and TdAP vaccinations, general exams, HIV tests with instant results, diabetes education, fitness and nutrition counseling, tobacco and other drug use prevention and treatment referrals, plus booths featuring opportunities for job skills training, employment, summer internships, volunteer service and more. Sports physicals and Complete Blood Count (CBC) tests will be available for small fees. Before the fair, be sure to check out the 5K Walk/Run fundraiser by SSHS Stand Tall (8am). Click on the flyer below to enlarge for more details, or scroll down to see the full press release below the flyer:
Health Fair in Silver Springs on April 11th Includes Many Free and Low Cost Services
Silver Springs, Nevada – There will be a “Spring into Health Fair” for the public on Saturday, April 11th between 10am-4pm at the Silver Stage High School. People of all ages are invited to attend.
Services offered will include free child development and mental health screenings with referrals, free Shingle and Tdap vaccines, general exams, fitness and nutrition counseling, information about the Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program, STD testing and risk reduction counseling, and HIV tests with instant results.
A few services at the health fair involve small fees. Sports physicals will be available for a low cost. And for only $12, Renown will offer a complete blood count (CBC). No fasting is required. This blood test measures the concentration of white blood cells, red blood cells, and platelets in the blood and helps diagnose conditions such as anemia, polycythemia, allergies, asthma, infection, and many other disorders.
Employment, Wellness, and Volunteer Information: The fair will also include information on diabetes, good nutrition, and tobacco and other drug use prevention and treatment referrals, as well as booths highlighting opportunities for job skills training, employment, summer internships, volunteer service and more.
The fair is sponsored by the nonprofit Healthy Communities Coalition of Lyon and Storey in partnership with Lyon School District and many direct service groups and agencies, including Carson City Health and Human Services, Lyon County Human Services, Community Health Nursing in Lyon County, Community Chest Inc, Renown, and many others.
For more information about the Fair, please call (775) 350-4597.
5K Run Before the Fair: The day also includes an early morning opportunity for fitness. Before the fair, beginning at 8am at the high school, there will be a 5K Walk/Run fundraiser by Stand Tall. Participants are encouraged to dress as their favorite superheroes. All proceeds for the event go toward Stand Tall’s annual scholarship. For more information or to register, call Tammy Sutton of Healthy Communities at (775) 301-8543
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