Free medical help for those who need it at UNR Med School
The University of Nevada, Reno Medical School will offer free medical clinics to Northern Nevadans who are uninsured, underinsured or don’t have Social Security numbers starting Saturday, Aug. 10, and continuing through Sept. 17.
Clinics are held at UNR Med's Family Medicine Center, located on the University of Nevada, Reno campus at 123 17th Street, Reno, Nevada, just north of Mackay Stadium off North Virginia Street. Take RTC bus route 7 to North Virginia Street or the Sierra Spirit bus.
Services include flu shots, pap smears, pregnancy testing, gynecological exams, breast exams, vasectomies, STD testing, mammogram referrals, Head Start physicals, sports physicals, sick visits, physicals, blood pressure monitoring, X-rays and immunizations for all ages> Lab services include cholesterol checks and blood glucose monitoring.
Dental and optometric services are not provided.
Patients are seen on a first-come, first-serve basis. No appointments are necessary and Spanish translators are available at all clinics.
The list of clinics:
General and Children's Clinics:
- Saturday, August 10 – 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.
- Tuesday, August 20 – 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
- Saturday, September 14 – 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.
- Tuesday, September 17 – 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Geriatric (55+) and Dermatology Clinics:
- Saturday, August 31 – 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.
- Saturday, September 7 – 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.