Community Events

2015 Monthly Health Fairs

Monitor Key Health Indicators

Monitor Key Health IndicatorsDate: First Thursday of each month (Note: January's health fair will be held on Jan. 8 due to New Year's Day)
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

Advantage Lecture series

Wednesday, February 4, 2015
Time: 6 – 7 p.m.
Topic: Heartburn? Could it be Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease? Prevention and Treatment for GERD
Presenter: Michael Murray, MD, Northern Nevada Medical Group

Friday, February 13, 2015
Time: Noon – 1 p.m.
Topic: Cardiac Device Clinic: Lifestyles- Living with your Cardiac Device
Presenter:
Laurie Newmark, RN, Certified Cardiac Device Specialist, Northern Nevada Medical Center

Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Time: 6 – 7 p.m.
Topic: Chronic Headaches: Prevention and Treatment
Presenter: Denis Patterson, DO, Nevada Advanced Pain Specialists

Wednesday, March 4, 2015
Time:
6 – 7 p.m.
Topic: Top 10 Causes of Hand and Wrist Pain
Presenter:
Dr. Daniel Kokmeyer, Great Basin Orthopedics

Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Time: 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.
Topic: Stroke Support Group

Friday, March 13, 2015
Time: Noon – 1 p.m.
Topic: Cardiac Device Clinic: Medical Procedures that affect your Cardiac Device
Presenter:
Laurie Newmark, RN, Certified Cardiac Device Specialist, Northern Nevada Medical Center

Wednesday, March 18, 2015
Time: 6 – 7 p.m.
Topic: Sinusitis in the Sierras
Presenter: Stacey Hudson, MD, Advanced Otolaryngology Associates

Friday, April 10, 2015
Time: Noon – 1 p.m.
Topic: Cardiac Device Clinic: Anatomy, Why Do I Need Cardiac Device?
Presenter:
Laurie Newmark, RN, Certified Cardiac Device Specialist, Northern Nevada Medical Center

Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Time
: 6 – 7 p.m.
Topic: Shoulder Pain: Prevention and Treatment
Presenter:
Hilary Malcarney, MD, Nevada Orthopedics

Friday, May 8, 2015
Time: Noon – 1 p.m.
Topic: Cardiac Device Clinic: How to Prepare for a Cardiac Procedure with a Cardiac Device

Presenter: Laurie Newmark, RN, Certified Cardiac Device Specialist, Northern Nevada Medical Center

Wednesday, June 10, 2015
Time: 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.
Topic: Stroke Support Group

All events, except health fairs and vascular screenings, are held in Suite 201 of Sparks Medical Building at 2385 E. Prater Way.

Registration is required for all events except health fairs. Call 775-356-6662.

Events are free to Advantage Members and just $5 for non-members.
Learn more about NNMC's Advantage Program >

Lunch or dinner is served.

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