Northern Nevadans who are uninsured, underinsured, or without a social security number can receive free medical care this September and October 2018 at upcoming University of Nevada Med School student outreach clinics. The school offers free clinics in an effort to assist the region’s medically uninsured with health care services.
General and Children’s Clinics:
Tuesday, Sept. 18 – 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 29 – 8 a.m. to noon
Saturday, Oct. 6 – 8 a.m. to noon
Tuesday, Oct. 23 – 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 8 – 8 a.m. to noon
Saturday, Oct. 20 – 8 a.m. to noon
The clinics offer flu shots, pap smears, pregnancy testing, gynecological exams, breast exams, STD testing, mammogram referrals, as well as pediatric services such as head start physicals, sports physicals, well checks, sick visits and immunizations for children. General physicals, blood pressure monitoring, x-rays, immunizations for all ages, and lab services are also available. Dental and optometric services are not provided.
Patients are seen on a first-come, first-serve basis and must sign in by 10 a.m. for Saturday clinics and 7:30 p.m. for Tuesday clinics. No appointments are necessary and Spanish translators are available at all clinics.
Clinics are held at the Family Medicine Center, located on the University of Nevada, Reno campus just north of Mackay Stadium off North Virginia Street. Take RTC bus route 7 to North Virginia Street or the Sierra Spirit bus.
Licensed faculty and clinical community physicians supervise the medical students and the care patients receive.