2018 Meeting Recap and Highlights

Thank You for Joining Us!

About The Community Meeting:

Immunize Nevada holds a general community meeting on the first Thursday of every month from 8:30 - 10am. Attendees are welcome to arrive at 8am for networking and refreshments. Each meeting features updates from the Nevada State Immunization Program, Partner News, Networking and an Educational Presentation. Don't miss this opportunity to engage with local partners, exchange ideas and learn about vaccine & health related topics.

Next Meeting: Thursday, March 1, 2018

Meeting Locations:

  • Las Vegas: United Way of Southern Nevada, 5830 W. Flamingo Rd., Las Vegas, NV 89103 (Flamingo & Jones)

  • Reno: Innevation Center at 450 Sinclair St, Reno, NV 89501 (Liberty and Sinclair St)


February Meeting Recap 

Presentation: State and regional Flu update

In light of this historically busy flu season, our guest speakers provided an update on flu activities this season and discussed barriers to administering flu vaccines.

 

February Partner Updates and Announcements

  • Healthcare Guidance Program - Nevada Comprehensive Care Waiver will be phased out. They need public comments and public input. View document here
  • On Saturday, February 3, there will be a Super Recycle event at the Thomas & Mack parking lot from 7:30AM- 2:30 PM. View flyer here
  • Southern NV Health District mobile unit is up and running, schedule is on their website
  • Community Health Alliance has pediatric dental appointments as soon as next week. Kids 10 and under we can usually get in right away because we have a DA but is allowed to do hygiene functions on kids 10 and under. Kids over 10 gets a little tighter because they have to see the hygienist but we can still get some in starting next week as well.
  • The Community Health Alliance pharmacy carries all doses of Tamiflu (peds and adult). They have to be a CHA patient, and CHA will insurance. Uninsured is still expensive -$50 for adult dose (vs $175 at regular pharmacy) 
  • The Safe Kids Coalition will be meeting regulary on the second Tuesday of each month, and the next meeting will be on March 13th at noon. If you are interested in joining the coalition, contact Katie Metz at kmetz@renown.org 
  • The Northern Nevada Dental Health Programs will host their annual Give Kids a Smile event. This event will mostly have restorative services. There are a few spaces available, and If you know of anyone who needs dental care, contact Nicole Lamboley at Nlamboley@renown.org