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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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Resources Noted During Aug. HCC Meeting

During Healthy Communities Coalition of Lyon and Storey Counties’ monthly meetings, those attending share many useful resources and event updates. Below is a list of some of the resources noted during HCC’s August 2020 meeting. The next meeting, via Zoom,…

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Healthy Communities Meets Thurs Aug 13 Via Zoom

Thursday, Aug. 13 between 9am and 11am, there will be speakers on two timely and important topics during the zoom meeting for Healthy Communities Coalition of Lyon and Storey Counties. Attorney Drew Wheaton of Nevada Legal Services will offer updates…

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