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3rd Annual Don Carbery Blood Drive Nov. 30

DAYTON, Nev. — To celebrate and honor the memory of Don Carbery, who volunteered extensively with many projects to help others throughout Nevada and across the U.S., Healthy Communities Coalition of Lyon and Storey is hosting its 3rd Annual Don…

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Healthy Communities Meets Thurs. Nov. 12

Healthy Communities of Lyon and Storey Counties meets Thursday November 12 from 9am-11am via Zoom (connection details below). Attendees and Healthy Communities’ staff will share brief updates on various events, initiatives and programs. Afterward, Jennifer McClendon, Lauren Wilson and Sarah…

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Dayton Food Pantry Seeks Volunteers

Healthy Communities Coalition of Lyon and Storey Counties’ Dayton Food Pantry is seeking additional volunteers. Due to the pandemic and ripple effects such as unemployment, there has been an increase in the need for the Pantry’s services. Volunteers are needed…

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Food Pantries Seek Donations for Thanksgiving

Healthy Communities Coalition of Lyon and Storey Counties’ food pantries in Dayton, Yerington and Silver Springs are asking for donations of typical Thanksgiving side dish ingredients. This week, the food pantries are seeking donations of canned pumpkin. Next week, they…

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HCC’s Oct. 8 Speakers Address Domestic Violence, Rural Medical Clinics, and Hispanic Heritage Month

Healthy Communities Coalition of Lyon and Storey hosts it’s monthly meeting virtually via Zoom this Thursday October 8 at 9am (Zoom connection info below). Speakers will address three topics during this month’s meeting. Victims’ Advocates Amy Reha and Kelly Ibarra…

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Combined COVID-19 Tests and Flu Shot Events

Carson City Health and Human Services will be combining drive-thru COVID-19 testing and flu vaccination events for Quad-County residents (Lyon, Storey, Carson City, and Douglas counties). The combined flu vaccination and COVID-19 testing events will begin Oct. 3, 2020 and…

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New “Connecting Lyon County Resource Line” Opens

Call the Connecting Lyon County Resource Line to speak with locals who are also certified Community Health Workers. They will work with you to locate any resources you may be searching for: housing; food; clothing; social connections; dental, medical, or…

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Free Online Diabetes Self-Management Classes Begin September 10

Registration is open for a free, online series of classes on Diabetes Self Management that begins September 10, 2020. What: This 6 week self-management class was developed at Stanford University and offers anyone living with diabetes – or anyone living…

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Sept 10 HCC Meeting Focuses on Crisis Now and Zero Suicide Initiatives

Healthy Communities Coalition of Lyon and Storey Counties meets Thursday, September 10 at 9am via Zoom (details below). This month, guest speakers include Misty Vaughan Allen, Suicide Prevention Coordinator with the Nevada Office of Suicide Prevention, and Cherylyn Rahr-Wood, Zero…

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Part Time AmeriCorps Service Position in Silver Springs, Nevada

Would you like to serve your Silver Springs community by helping to increase food security and teaching people about good nutrition? You’ll also have a chance to earn a certificate in nutrition and to become a certified Community Health Worker…

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