Healthy Communities Coalition

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Presentation by Veterans Services at Healthy Communities Dec 9 Meeting

Healthy Communities Coalition of Lyon and Storey Counties hosts it’s December meeting on Thursday, December 9, 2021 at 9am via Zoom (connection details below). The public meeting includes member updates and introductions, discussion of matters of regional importance to health…

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Free UNR Clinic in Silver Springs Dec 4

A University of Nevada Reno School of Medicine Rural Outreach Clinic will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Rural Clinics, 3595 Hwy 50, Silver Springs, Nevada. Services include physical exams, adult and children’s influenza vaccinations, and women’s…

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New Cooking Videos Offer Help with Basting, Roasting, Deglazing and More

Rural Health and Nutrition Initiative, in partnership with SNAP-Ed and AmeriCorps members, has a brand new series of cooking techniques videos just in time for the holidays and all the cooking the season entails. Need guidance on basting? Roasting? Sauteing?…

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Community Helps Food Pantries in Yerington, Silver Springs and Dayton on Thanksgiving and Beyond

For the Thanksgiving holiday, Healthy Communities Coalition of Lyon and Storey Counties had lots of community support gathering and distributing donations for its Yerington, Dayton and Silver Springs food pantries. “We knew we could count on the generosity of our…

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CLF Hosts Food Drive For Local Food Pantries

Central Lyon Fire is holding a food drive to benefit local food pantries. Canned food and other non-perishable food items can be dropped off at Central Lyon Fire Station 37 in Stagecoach, and Central Lyon Fire Station 35 in Dayton….

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Yerington Schools Collect 1380 Pounds of Food For Local Pantry!

Yerington K-12 schools held a “Stuff the School Bus” food drive in November that resulted in 1,380 pounds of food being donated for Healthy Communities Coalition of Lyon and Storey Counties’ Yerington Food Pantry! Students, schools and community came together…

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Food Pantries Welcome Thanksgiving Donations

With Thanksgiving just over a week away, Healthy Communities Coalition of Lyon and Storey Counties is asking for help from the community. Donations of Thanksgiving meal trimmings such as boxed stuffing, gravy mix, and canned cranberry sauce are needed at…

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No HCC Meeting in November

Because Healthy Communities Coalition’s normal meeting day falls on Veterans Day this month, there will be no November meeting. However, the Coalition has the good fortune to have Eduardo Martinez, Community Outreach Officer with the Nevada Department of Veterans Services,…

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FASTT Community Health Worker Job Opening in Yerington

Healthy Communities Coalition of Lyon and Storey Counties is looking to hire a motivated and enthusiastic individual to fill the position of FASTT Community Health Worker (CHW) in Yerington Nevada. Inquiries: Forensic Assessment Services Triage Team (FASTT) is a multi-disciplinary…

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Turkey Drive Saturday November 13

Healthy Communities Coalition of Lyon and Storey Counties, in partnership with 4-H Club, is collecting turkeys that will be distributed through Healthy Communities’ food pantries. Help those in need have a wonderful Thanksgiving by donating at the Annual Turkey Drive…

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