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The Families First Coronavirus Response Act

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act includes a set of temporary paid leave mandates, employer reimbursement provisions, and funding for free coronavirus testing, food security, and unemployment extension. Read more about the details here: https://www.councilofnonprofits.org/sites/default/files/documents/families-first-act-analysis-3-19-2020.pdf

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Changes to HCC Food Pantries Due to COVID-19

Food is being provided to our food pantry clients in their vehicles in order to follow health directives about slowing the spread of COVID-19. All three of our pantries (Yerington, Silver Springs, and Dayton) are operating but have switched to…

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COVID-19 and Healthy Communities Coalition

Dear Friends: In order to be part of efforts to slow the spread of the new coronavirus, Healthy Communities is making several temporary changes, including: Boxes of food will be provided to our Yerington, Dayton, and Silver Stage food pantry…

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Job Opening: Recruitment Coordinator for AIR

Recruitment CoordinatorAmerican Institutes for Research (AIR)Lyon County, Nevada Position Overview and Responsibilities AIR is looking for a Recruitment Coordinator with community engagement or community organizing experience to serve as a part-time, temporary consultant. The Recruitment Coordinator will assist a team…

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HCC’s Healthy Aging Program Coordinator

Meet Kate Castro, Healthy Communities Coalition’s Healthy Aging Program Coordinator. Kate has a Bachelor of Science in Public Health from UNR, and previously interned with Healthy Communities, helping to develop our Healthy Food Pantry Initiative. Today she’s part of our…

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February 29 Free Clinic in Silver Springs

There will be a Rural Outreach Clinic on Saturday, February 29th, 2020 at the Silver Springs Community Center in the Lahontan Room from 8am until noon. UNR medical students will provide services. This is a great opportunity to receive FREE…

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Potluck at Silver Stage Pantry’s New Location March 1

Silver Springs, Nevada – Healthy Communities Coalition’s Silver Stage Food Pantry is moving. We are thrilled to be partnering with Veterans Healing Camp for our new home! Visit us in our new location at 1775 US Highway 50 East, Silver…

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HCCs February Meeting Topics Include Census, Vaping, and Alcohol Laws

Healthy Communities Coalition of Lyon and Storey Counties (HCC) meets on the second Thursday of each month at 9am in various locations in Storey and Lyon counties. HCC’s February public meeting will be in Silver Springs at the Community Center…

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Diabetes Self Management Course in Dayton

Dayton, Nevada – Registration is open for a free, seven week Diabetes Self Management course at the Dayton Valley Library beginning Monday, March 23, 2020. This is a fantastic course both for those with diabetes and for caregivers looking for…

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Free Yoga Classes in Dayton

Dayton, Nevada – Through March 31, 2020, enjoy free yoga classes for all ages at Healthy Communities Coalition of Lyon and Storey Counties’ Dayton Food Pantry. The focus is on beginner yoga, through a pain management lens. There are limited…

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