Lecture addresses health trends, issues | NevadaAppeal.com

Lecture addresses health trends, issues

Julia Peek of the Office of Epidemiology at Nevada State Health will be the featured speaker at the Dec. 9 Healthy Communities Coalition’s public meeting.

Peek will give a detailed presentation on The Healthy People 2010/2020 Nevada data, highlighting information now available for rural Nevada, Lyon and Storey regions in particular. She will also give a brief overview of statewide and nationwide trends and concerns, particularly in areas of health status, mortality and morbidity.

Healthy Communities Coalition of Lyon and Storey, a private nonprofit, holds a public meeting on the second Thursday of each month at 9 a.m. at the Silver Springs Community Center.

For more information, call 246-7550 or see www.