Community Events

2014 Monthly Health Fairs

Monitor Key Health Indicators

Date: First Thursday of each month
Time:
7:30 – 11:00 a.m.
Location:
NNMC Lobby NNMC Advantage members enjoy a 10% discount on all health fair tests!

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Services include:

  • Vitamin D 25 Hydroxy - Test for Vitamin D deficiency - $40
  • High Sensitivity C-reactive protein - determine if you are at risk for heart and vascular disease - $25
  • Stroke Risk! Carotid artery ultrasound screening - $40
  • EKG for electrical activity of the heart and overall heart function - $35
  • Peripheral Artery Disease Identification! Ankle brachial index (ABI) for circulation - $25
  • Blood pressure and body fat screenings - Free

Fasting is required for best results in blood screenings.

  • Lipid profile with cholesterol, triglycerides and HDL/LDL ratio - $20
  • Complete blood chemistry panel with a report on 15 blood chemistry levels - $20
  • Thyroid screening (TSH), screening for an overactive or underactive thyroid gland - $35
  • Thyroid function and free T4 - $35
  • Hemoglobin A1C (glycosylated hemoglobin), routine dietary screening for diabetics - $30
  • ABO/RH (Blood typing) - $20
  • Complete blood count (CBC), indicating viral/bacterial presence and red/white blood cell counts - $15
  • PSA prostate cancer blood screening - $35

A physician and/or nurse will be available to address your questions.
We are unable to bill insurance for health fair services, but we provide a receipt for patients who want to submit for reimbursement.


Hospital Events

See side column for registration information

Cardiac Device Clinic:

Cardiac Medication and Procedures
Date: Friday, April 11, noon to 1 pm
Presenter: Laurie Newmark, RN, Certified Cardiac Device Specialist, NNMC

Knee Pain:

Treatments for Osteoarthritis
Date:
Wednesday, April 30, 6 to 7 pm
Presenter:
Travis Kieckbusch, MD, Orthopedic Surgeon, Great Basin Orthopaedics

Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery 

Date: Wednesday, May 7
Time: 6 to 7 p.m.
Presenter: John Lynch, MD, Neurosurgeon, Spine Nevada

Cardiac Device Clinic:

Exercise and Travel With Your Cardiac Device
Date: Friday, May 16
Time: Noon to 1 p.m.
Presenter: Laurie Newmark, RN, Certified Cardiac Device Specialist, NNMC

Cervical Cancer:

Prevention and Treatment
Date: Wednesday, May 21
Time: 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Presenter: Jorge Perez, MD, Ph.D., Sierra Nevada Cancer Center

Diabetes Management, Support and Education

Date: Tuesday, May 27
Time: 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Get a Leg Up on Varicose Veins

Date: Wednesday, June 4
Time: 6 to 7 p.m.
Presenter: Tom Nguyen, MD, General Vascular Surgeon, Sierra Surgical Associates

Cardiac Device Clinic:

Cardiac Devices and Medical Procedures
Date: Friday, June 13, noon to 1 pm
Presenter: Laurie Newmark, RN, Certified Cardiac Device Specialist, NNMC

Neck Pain:

Articifical Disk Replacement
Date: Wednesday, June 25
Time: 6 to 7 p.m.
Presenter: Deven Khosla, MD, Neurosurgeon, Sierra Neurosurgery Group

Cardiac Device Clinic:

Electronics and your Cardiac Device
Date: Friday, July 11, noon to 1 pm
Presenter: Laurie Newmark, RN, Certified Cardiac Device Specialist, NNMC

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