It’s back . . . the 10-in-10 Challenge kicks off Feb. 9; Signups begin Feb. 2

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Just as those New Year’s resolutions are starting to wane the Southern Nevada Health District is launching its annual 10-in-10 Challenge, the online program that helps participants both cut and burn more calories. The free program kicks off Monday, … [Read more...]

In Nevada, 47,784 people signed up for coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplace

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HHS encourages consumers to sign up by Jan.15 for coverage that starts Feb. 1 This Thursday marks the second Open Enrollment deadline for the 2015 Health Insurance Marketplace. For coverage starting on Feb. 1, it is important for people to sign-up … [Read more...]

New SleevesUp website from the American Red Cross lets supporters host virtual blood drives

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January is National Blood Donor Month and this year, American Red Cross supporters have a new way to help save lives through blood and platelet donation with SleevesUp virtual blood drives. SleevesUp is a first-of-its-kind website that lets those … [Read more...]

Give something that means something – Give blood or platelets

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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...]