Give something that means something – Give blood or platelets

The American Red Cross asks eligible donors to give something that means something this holiday season – a lifesaving blood donation. Blood donations often decline this time of year when donors get busy with holiday festivities and travel. Severe … [Read more...]

Give something that means something – Give blood or platelets

The American Red Cross asks eligible donors to give something that means something this holiday season – a lifesaving blood donation. Blood donations often decline this time of year when donors get busy with holiday festivities and travel. Severe … [Read more...]

Health District identifies flu in the Valley

The Southern Nevada Health District recently identified flu cases in the Las Vegas Valley through its sentinel surveillance program. Although current flu activity is mild in Southern Nevada and throughout the country, activity increases during the … [Read more...]

Health District commemorates World AIDS Day, Dec. 1

LAS VEGAS – The annual World AIDS Day is Sun., Dec. 1. In commemoration, the Southern Nevada Health District and its community partners will observe the occasion with free testing at several locations on Mon. Dec. 1. For more information, contact the … [Read more...]

Mesa View Regional Hospital to help Consumers Sign Up for Health Insurance Coverage

Beginning November 15, Mesa View Regional Hospital will help area residents learn about and enroll in health insurance options on the Health Insurance Marketplace. As part of the Affordable Care Act, most U.S. citizens are required to have health … [Read more...]

November is National Diabetes Month

Diabetes is one of the most prevalent diseases in the United States with approximately 9.3 percent of the population impacted. That translates to about 29.1 million Americans who have diabetes with 8.1 million of them undiagnosed, according to the … [Read more...]

Advice for Seniors During Medicare Open Enrollment

Seniors who would like to review and possibly change their Medicare health and prescription drug coverage for 2015 can now do so until Dec. 7, 2014 when the Medicare Open Enrollment period closes.   Medicare coverage options and costs change … [Read more...]

Flu Shots available at SNHD Oct. 6

The weather is cooling off, the leaves are falling, it’s almost Halloween . . .  that means flu season is right around the corner. This year, the Southern Nevada Health District’s flu vaccine clinics will begin at 8 a.m., Monday, Oct. 6 at all … [Read more...]

SNHD designates Sept. 22-26 Fall Prevention Awareness Week

Falls are the leading cause of fatal and non-fatal injuries in older adults; each year, one in three older adults will fall; an injury from a fall can impact quality of life for older adults; and every 15 seconds, an older adult is seen in an … [Read more...]

MDA Offers Flu Shots to Those Affected by Muscle Disease

MDA’s online Flu Season Resource Center helps families prepare The Muscular Dystrophy Association is offering assistance with the cost of flu vaccines for individuals affected by muscle disease, including muscular dystrophy, amyotrophic lateral … [Read more...]