In The News: UNLV Health General Pediatrics

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Healthcare services are now available to families who need them most. UNLV's School of Medicine has opened two new clinics offering free healthcare services.

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Clark County School District (CCSD) students and their siblings can access health care at no cost at two new UNLV Health clinics.

Las Vegas Review Journal

Clark County School District students and their siblings can get access to health care at no cost at two new UNLV Health clinics.

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No one can ever accuse Fredrick “Rick” Smith, administrator of the of the UNLV Health Pediatric Clinic – it handles 26,000 patient visits yearly – of not having enough to do. For almost six years he’s been the person responsible for daily operations of the clinic, which includes planning, directing, and coordinating a 73-member medical team that ranges from Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine at UNLV faculty physicians and residents to nurse practitioners, medical assistants, and office staff as well as a community health worker, quality care coordinator, and dietitian/nutritionist. He also works medical students and volunteers smoothly into the mix.

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Paula Cheney and her son Joel have faced challenge after challenge. This time, they are having trouble getting the 13-year-old boy the arm braces that he needs. In 2022 alone, Nevada Medicaid denied claims for the arm braces at least three times.


According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,12 states have reported cases of Monkeypox.

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Influenza on the rise: Could COVID be the culprit?

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The nation is experiencing a late spring resurgence of flu, including in Nevada, which is seeing moderate levels of influenza well past the typical season for the winter virus.

El Tiempo

On Wednesday, an advisory group from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommended that the Pfizer vaccine be made available to adolescents. The recommendation followed Monday's decision by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to expand its emergency use authorization to include this age group.

Las Vegas Sun

More young Nevadans are expected to be able to get vaccinated against COVID-19 as early as Thursday now that the federal government has given another OK to expand shot eligibility down to age 12.

Las Vegas Review Journal

A scientific review workgroup of Western states late Wednesday unanimously concluded that the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine is safe and effective for adolescents ages 12 to 15, clearing the way for Nevadans of that age group to get a COVID-19 vaccine shot.


Katie Kremer has been waiting for a long time to get the COVID-19 vaccine.