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More about living, less about work   It’s not so much about occupational therapy as it is ‘living therapy.’ If you’re like most people, when you hear the term ‘occupational therapy’ you probably think about work-related … [Read more...]

Mesquite Cancer HELP Society “MCHS” Introduces TELEMENTAL HEALTH Services to Local Cancer Patients

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Telemental health is a rapidly growing area of health care. People in diverse settings are turning to it to help ease the burdens of the resource-strained, underserved communities. Physicians have been using telehealth for years and now mental health … [Read more...]

CSN Mesquite to offer Nursing Assistant Program

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The College of Southern Nevada Mesquite will be offering a Nursing Assistant program during Fall 2016 semester. This program prepares graduates to perform basic nursing and restorative care for patients involving safety, personal hygiene, nutrition, … [Read more...]

The Nevada Division of Insurance launches digital campaign to encourage consumers to be more involved in the health insurance rate review process

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CARSON CITY, NV- The Nevada Division of Insurance is pleased to announce the launch of its “Proposed Rates” digital campaign  encouraging Nevadans to review and comment on the proposed health insurance rates for  2017. The campaign launched … [Read more...]

Health District identifies sharp increase in St. Louis Encephalitis-positive mosquitoes

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LAS VEGAS – The Southern Nevada Health District’s Vector Surveillance Program has identified a sharp increase in St. Louis Encephalitis-positive mosquitoes since it first reported positive mosquito pools earlier this month. Currently, 124 submission … [Read more...]

Mesquite Fire & Rescue upgrades to Critical Care Treatment status

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In a community where there is a large amount of an older population such as Mesquite, being able to provide quality care that is essential to survival is important. That’s where Critical Care Treatment certification comes into play. “When I got … [Read more...]

Southern Nevada Health District launches Mobile HIV testing partnership

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WHAT: The Southern Nevada Health District will launch its Mobile HIV Testing Unit with the AIDS Healthcare Foundation to commemorate National HIV Testing Day, Monday, June 27. WHEN: Monday, June 27, 2016 10 a.m. WHERE: Southern Nevada … [Read more...]

Red Cross Blood Donation Opportunities for July

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Red Cross urges blood donations to maintain summer supply  June 22, 2016 — The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to give blood in the weeks surrounding Independence Day to help ensure a sufficient blood supply for patients now and … [Read more...]

City of Mesquite Fire and Rescue Blood Drive

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“Did you know that approximately 1 in 5 Americans lives with mental illness? Did you know that approximately 25% of all deaths annually occur due to suicide? These statistics are believed to be on the low side, because as I’m sure you know: … [Read more...]