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Busy Yerington Food Pantry Needs New Home

Healthy Communities Coalition’s Yerington Food Pantry has served people in the Yerington area since 2017. With the generosity of Cheryl Giomi, who leased her Bridge Street building to the nonprofit at no charge, the Pantry continually expanded its work to…

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ASL Anywhere now available for Nevadans

Free app connects individuals with live interpreters Carson City, NV — Those who are deaf and hard of hearing will now be able to better connect with family, friends and the community thanks to the Nevada Mobile Communication Access Project….

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Emergency Funding Assistance for Caregivers 

What it is A one-time emergency funding assistance for family and friend caregivers who have an unplanned, unavoidable absence and need care for their loved one but have difficulty paying for care.  How it works A caregiver who is experiencing…

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Healthy Communities Meets via Zoom Thursday Dec 8

Healthy Communities Coalition of Lyon and Storey Counties’ December 2022 meeting is Thursday, December 8 at 9am, via Zoom (connection details below). Guest Speakers Deidre Hillyard-Manley and Alissa Lucke, Health Program Specialists with the Division of Child and Family Service’s…

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Man walking across U.S. to raise mental health awareness passes through Lyon County Nevada

Did you see Joe Hall walking through Lyon County, Nevada over the last few days? He’s nearly at the end of his walk across the entire U.S., from the east coast to the west coast, to raise awareness for mental…

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Bombas donates thousands of socks for communities in Lyon County region

Healthy Communities Coalition of Lyon and Storey Counties (HCC) has received a donation of 5,000 socks from Bombas to provide to members of our community who are in need. “We are very grateful that Bombas chose HCC as a giving…

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Prescription Drug Disposal Day Oct 29

Healthy Communities Coalition of Lyon and Storey Counties announces its annual Prescription Drug Round-Up to raise awareness about healthy impacts for communities when unused and expired prescription drugs are safely disposed of. When: There will be a conveniently located disposal…

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Celebrate Red Ribbon Week Oct 24 – Oct 31!

Healthy Communities Coalition of Lyon and Storey Counties celebrates Red Ribbon Week Oct. 24 – Oct. 31 with schools and communities. Red Ribbon Week is a way for people to unite and celebrate the benefits of living drug free. You…

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Dental Days in Lyon County Schools

Healthy Communities Coalition of Lyon and Storey Counties is proud to partner with the Community Health Nurses in Lyon County to provide elementary schools with Dental Days. At these private events, fluoride treatments and sealants are provided to children to…

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Fentanyl Awareness Bulletin and Naloxone Locations

Fentanyl Awareness Bulletin Naloxone kits are free and available to all at Healthy Communities Coalition’s food pantries in Silver Springs, Yerington and Dayton (locations and hours below). Naloxone is a medication approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) designed…

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