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  • La Rena's Race Saturday, May 11, at French Ford Middle School

    This weekend, all northern Nevada residents are invited to join “The La Rena Smith Bengoa Run, Ride or Walk for the Cure.” The 17th annual event will take place on Saturday, May 11, at French Ford Middle School. The race will begin at 10 a.m.; registration is from 8 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. Registration fees are $25 for adults, $20 for phantom racers, $20 for team members or senior citizens, ...

  • Pershing, Humboldt County Personnel Unite for Car Seat Checkpoint, Barbecue

    Local first responders and healthcare professionals care deeply about area children and want to make sure they are safe on every ride. That’s why four area agencies have coordinated their efforts to host a car seat checkpoint and barbecue at Pershing General Hospital, 855 6 th Street, in Lovelock. From 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, May 10, the Pershing County Sheriff’s Office, Pershing ...

  • HGH Diabetes Support Group will Demonstrate 'Chair Yoga' and Meditation

    New research shows that yoga can be a very effective tool at self-managing diabetes—and participants don’t even have to leave their chairs. Intrigued? “So was I,” says Humboldt General Hospital Director of Food and Nutrition Services Tiffani Nalivka. In fact, Nalivka said chair yoga can improve stress, alter emotional eating patterns, lower blood glucose levels and reduce ...

  • Humboldt General Calls for Community Nominations for 2019 "Nightingale"

    Humboldt General Hospital is asking for the community’s help to identify the nurse who most closely reflects the character and service of the world’s most famous caregiver: Florence Nightingale. The ninth annual award is bestowed during National Nurses Week, which this year takes place May 6-12. Humboldt General Hospital Chief Nursing Officer Darlene Bryan said the “Nightingale ...

  • Humboldt General Hospital's Nalivka Named to Nevada Nutrition Board

    The Nevada Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics has a new secretary from Winnemucca. Humboldt General Hospital Director of Food and Nutrition Services Tiffani Nalivka was recently named the new secretary of NvAND during the group’s annual conference in Reno. Nalivka, who joined the HGH staff seven years ago, hopes to use her new position to increase awareness of her profession and its benefits ...

  • Sixth Annual 'Color the Mucc' Fun Run Returns April 13

    Winnemucca, get ready for some colorful fun! The sixth annual “Color the Mucc” Fun Run returns on Saturday, April 13. This year’s 3K/5K fun run will begin at 10 a.m. at the Winnemucca Community Garden and make its way to Vesco City Park. Pre-registration begins at 9 a.m. All registrants ages 6 and older will receive a t-shirt, sling pack and other goodies; free water and snacks ...

  • Humboldt General Officials Working Toward Dedicated Center for Women, Children

    In just over two months, Humboldt General Hospital has recruited two new maternity providers and a third will soon be on her way. “Rather quickly, we are one step closer to creating a dedicated women and children’s center,” said Interim CEO Karen Cole. Now, Cole said the next item of business is to find appropriate clinic space for those and other providers who will soon be ...

  • Diaper Drive Aims to Collect 5,000 Diapers, Adult Underwear

    Being a new parent is hard, especially for the poor or homeless. In addition to diapers, new parents need to purchase clothing, wipes, diaper cream—and the list goes on. Humboldt General Hospital’s Mother and Baby Unit understands these difficulties all too well, which is why local OB nurses are hosting a “Diaper Drive” with the goal of collecting 5,000 infant- to ...

  • Annual Community Health Fair Saturday, March 16

    The Winnemucca Host Lions Club will once again team up with Humboldt General Hospital to sponsor the 2019 Community Health Fair. From 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday, March 16, local residents are invited to take advantage of the many health services that will be available at the East Hall of the Winnemucca Convention Center. This year, four different blood screenings will be available through Humboldt ...

  • HGH EMS Rescue 'KISS' Schedules Car Seat Checkpoint

    .— Local EMS officials say it will take less than an hour for parents and caregivers to find out if their child is in an age-appropriate, correctly installed car seat. From 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, March 16, HGH EMS Rescue will host a free car seat checkpoint as part of its Child Passenger Safety program: “KISS” or “Kids in Safety Seats.” According to HGH EMS ...

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