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UNR School of Medicine to Hold Free Clinics in September, October

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The University of Nevada School of Medicine says it will hold free clinics in September and October. 

The following clinics are available:

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.

Women’s Clinics: 

• Saturday, Sept. 8 - 8 a.m. to noon

• Saturday, Oct. 20 - 8 a.m. to noon

The free clinics offer a variety of services, including: 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. The Student Outreach Clinics also offer general physicals, blood pressure monitoring, x-rays, immunizations for all ages and lab services including, cholesterol checks and blood glucose monitoring. 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 UNR Med's 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.

(University of Nevada contributed to this report.)

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