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School Gardens

School, Farm, Community and Coalition Partnerships ? At the center of HCC?s Lyon County?s regional Healthy Food Hub for over 13 years Lyon County?s regional Healthy Food Hub encompasses an array of services from volunteer and Community Health Worker powered food pantries, healthy cooking classes, ?grow your own food? workshops, nutrition education, youth workforce development, farmers markets, community gardens and […]

Spring Has Sprung… FINALLY!

In our last newsletter, Mother Nature told me that spring is coming, and she did not lie . . Who is NOT feeling better and loving the sun and warmth? We know that our trees, plants, gardens, etc. are loving it! We would like to start out with some dates to put on your calendar for this coming May (just […]

2023 Youth Legislation Day

Youth Legislation Day, hosted by Partnership Douglas County with HCC and multiple partner agencies participating, was held on March 31. It was part of Take Down Tobacco National Day of Action.  Youth came from several coalitions across Nevada to speak on their concerns around the Vaping Epidemic they are seeing in their schools and communities. They also spoke on the […]

They don’t make it easy

Manufacturers market vaping products to attract new customers by making e-cigarettes cheaper, smaller, easy to hide and use ? but the consequence is that flavors and nicotine salts make it more difficult to quit.? Learn more:

Dental Days in Lyon County Schools

Healthy Communities Coalition of Lyon and Story Counties brings Dental Days to schools in Lyon County, and in May those events for students will be in Yerington and Silver Springs. Check with your child?s school if you missed the announcement. From November 2022 to Febuary 2023, Dental Days served 224 students at Cottonwood Elementary, Fernley Elementary, Silver Stage Elementary, Riverview […]