Health Briefs for March 17 |

Health Briefs for March 17

New office for Sierra Family Health Center

Sierra Family Health Center has moved to a new location at 907 N. Mountain St.

Sierra Family Health Center delivers preventive and primary care services to patients regardless of their ability to pay; charges for services are set according to income. Medicare, Medicaid, Nevada Check Up and most other insurances are accepted. Uninsured patients may qualify for a sliding fee scale.

To find out more about NVHC, call 887-5140 or go to

Train ride supports health care

CTRH Auxiliary will host the V&T Wine, Cheese and Dessert Train March 27. The train departs at

10 a.m. from the Carson City Eastgate Depot to Virginia City and returns at 3:15 p.m.

Cost is $65 per person and includes wine, cheese and dessert tasting to and from Virginia City; “The Way it Was” museum tour; lunch; exclusive shopping discounts; shuttles available for transportation. Proceeds support the CTRH Auxiliary. For more information, call 775-883-1532.

Lecture on Diabetes at Carson Tahoe

Carson Tahoe Regional Medical Center will host a free lecture at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in support of National Diabetes Alert Day.

The lecture will be in the Bristlecone Room, at the hospital at 1600 Medical Parkway.

For more information, call 775-445-8607.

Walk of Hope for CDH is March 27

Walk of Hope for Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia begins at 8:30 a.m. March 27 at Lampe Park, Gardnerville.

Walk of Hope is a fundraiser to help bring awareness of Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia (CDH). CDH occurs when the diaphragm does not completely close in a newborn and causes the organs to migrate into the chest cavity. For more information and to sign up, call 530-208-6421.