Use this tool to search for an AAP member pediatrician, pediatric sub-specialist, or pediatric surgical specialist near you.
HealthyChildren.org is the only parenting health information website backed by 67,000 pediatricians committed to the attainment of optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults.
In both Reno and Las Vegas, our chapter leads free, family-friendly walks to bring our community together in a safe environment to experience health education and inspiration. Oh, and you’ll get your steps in for the day too! Click here for information on English-language walks and here for Camine Con Un Doctor.
Free for all families throughout Nevada, Vegas PBS works with Nevada AAP pediatricians and other trusted partners to offer Bright by Text, a free service featuring activities, games, health information, and resources for adults who care for young children in Nevada (state wide). Click the link to learn how to sign up!
This link brings you to APP immunization schedules for routine administration of currently licensed vaccines for children. The Nevada WebIZ Public Access Portal allows parents to print official immunization records that can be used as proof of immunization for school entry, summer camp, employment and much more.
COVID-19 was discovered in December 2019 and has now spread throughout the world. As the virus spreads, we are seeing some people with mild illness, some who get very sick, and some who have died. Follow this link to learn more about how to protect your family.
WIC provides nutritious foods, nutrition education, breastfeeding support, and referrals to health and other social services to participants at no charge.
WIC serves income eligible pregnant, postpartum and breastfeeding women, and infants and children up to age 5 who are at nutrition risk. Learn more at http://nevadawic.org.
Nevada 2-1-1 is a special telephone number that provides information and referrals to health, human and social service organizations. Dialing 2-1-1 will connect you to human and social services for your area. 2-1-1 services include places to find emergency food, housing and emergency shelter locations, children’s services, mental health and counseling services, and much more.
The Nevada Health Link website was created by the state agency, the Silver State Health Insurance Exchange, to help you find an affordable health insurance plan for your family that fits your needs and your budget.
If you or someone you know needs help call 1-775-689-0150 or text STANDUP to 839863.
The Nevada BullyFree Zone website is designed to assist students, parents, and school staff with bully prevention methods.
Nevada Mobile Crisis Response Team (MCRT) supports families with youth under the age of 18 showing signs of behavioral or mental health issues that pose a threat to the child’s stability within their home, school or community.
SOUTHERN NEVADA 702.486.7865
NORTHERN NEVADA 775.688.1670
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Nevada Child Protective Services (CPS) investigates reports of child abuse and neglect in your community. Call the hotline at 702-399-0081 or follow this link for a parent handbook on protecting your child. In addition, the Nevada chapter of Prevent Child Abuse America offers training and other resources for parents.
The Nevada Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics collaborated with the Nevada Dept. of Public Health, the Nevada State Medical Society, the Nevada Chapter of the American Academy of Family Physicians, Immunize Nevada, and the Nevada Primary Care Association to create a Public Service Announcement to encourage all Nevadans to "See your doctor to stay healthy.”