In The News: UNLV Health General Pediatrics

KLAS-TV: 8 News Now
June 6, 2022

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.

KTNV-TV: ABC 13
June 6, 2022

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

Las Vegas Review Journal
June 2, 2022

Influenza on the rise: Could COVID be the culprit?

Las Vegas Review Journal
June 2, 2022

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
May 13, 2021

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
May 13, 2021

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
May 13, 2021

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.

KTNV-TV: ABC 13
March 24, 2021

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

Vegas Inc
September 21, 2020

Legacy Traditional Schools, a public, tuition-free network of K-8 charter schools, announced Candida Wadsworth as principal of the North Valley campus. Wadsworth previously served as assistant principal of Coral Academy of Science Nellis AFB Campus, where she created and implemented a schoolwide achievement plan for student success and growth on standardized tests. Prior to relocating to Las Vegas, Wadsworth was an eighth-grade science and biology teacher at Renaissance Charter in Florida.

Las Vegas Review Journal
September 5, 2020

Vaccination rates for children are ticking up after plummeting in the spring, when lockdowns and fear of COVID-19 had parents skipping visits to the pediatrician.

KTNV-TV: ABC 13
August 16, 2020

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the number and rate of coronavirus cases in the United States have been “steadily increasing” from March to July of 2020.

KVVU-TV: Fox 5
August 13, 2020

UNLV Medicine Pediatrics will offer free immunizations for students going back to school.