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.
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 more details.
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 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.
This link brings you to APP immunization schedules for routine administration of currently licensed vaccines for children. Any dose not administered at the recommended age should be administered at a subsequent visit, when indicated and feasible.
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.
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
RURAL NEVADA 702.486.7865
Our Chapter was proud to sponsor a workshop in Clark County Commission Chambers on Sept. 27, 2017, featuring keynote speaker Dr. David Schonfeld, a national expert on helping children deal with crisis and loss. Parents, teachers and anyone in the community affected by trauma is encouraged to view this presentation.