School of Medicine announces free March clinic dates

Clinics serve the medically uninsured of northern Nevada

The free clinics offer medically uninsured northern Nevadans a variety of services including sports physicals, well checks, sick visits, immunizations for children and more.

2/23/2017 | By: Anne McMillin |

The University of Nevada Reno, School of Medicine announces its free Student Outreach Clinics for March, in a continuing effort to assist northern Nevada's medically uninsured with needed health care services.

A women's clinic will be held Saturday, March 4 from 8 a.m. to noon and clinics serving the general population and children will take place Tuesday, March 21 from 6 to 9 p.m. and Saturday, March 25 from 8 a.m. to noon.

The free clinics offer a variety of services, including access to head start physicals, sports physicals, well checks, sick visits and immunizations for children, as well as pap smears, pregnancy testing, gynecological exams, breast exams, STD testing and mammogram referrals for women. In addition, the clinics also provide x-rays, immunizations and lab services, like cholesterol checks and blood glucose monitoring, for all patients.

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

The School of Medicine is a proud member of the northern Nevada community. Under the direct supervision of licensed faculty and community physicians, medical students from the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine offer monthly, free Student Outreach Clinics as way to give back to the community shaping them into the future leaders of medicine. No appointment is necessary. Clinic patients are seen on a first come, first served basis. Spanish translators are available as needed.


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