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School of Medicine announces free clinics for medically uninsured

By Miriam Hodgman

unnamedThe University of Nevada School of Medicine’s free Student Outreach Clinics for September are scheduled for the following dates: A women’s clinic will be held September 6 from 8 a.m. to noon, and a general clinic will be held on September 20 from 8 a.m. to noon. An additional children’s clinic is scheduled for September 23 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Clinics are held at the School of Medicine’s Family Medicine Center, located on the University of Nevada, Reno campus north of Mackay Stadium off of North Virginia Street. Take RTC bus route 7 to North Virginia Street or the free Sierra Spirit bus.

Student Outreach Clinics are a free service provided to the medically uninsured population within the community.

Clinics offer physicals for work or school, EKGs, blood pressure monitoring, referrals and selected lab services at discounted fees.

Under the direct supervision of licensed faculty and community physicians, medical students from the University of Nevada School of Medicine offer monthly Student Outreach Clinics providing free care to the medically uninsured.

Patients are seen on a first come, first served basis with no appointment necessary. Early arrival is recommended. Spanish translators are available at all clinics.

The University of Nevada School of Medicine, a research-intensive, community-based medical school, has served Nevada for more than 40 years as its only public medical school. Our mission is improving the health of Nevada’s diverse population through world-class biomedical research, an innovative curriculum integrating basic and clinical sciences, and highly competitive residency and fellowship programs that complement a statewide network of urban and rural clinical facilities. Through targeted growth and investment in research, clinical services and education, we will become a resource for improving health care regionally and across the country.

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