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Relay For Life seeks participants

Relay For Life seeks participants

The American Cancer Society is looking for participants for its Relay For Life fundraiser in April and May.

Ten relays will take place in southern Nevada during the next two months and ACS will hold a number of "Paint the Town Purple" recruiting events from April 4-7. During these events, relay committee members and team captains will be visiting area businesses encouraging community members to participate. In addition to Relay’s purple posters, volunteers will distribute purple lollipops, because "CANCER SUCKS."

Those events include: 

  • Cheeburger Cheeburger Fundraiser – Monday, April 4, 5-9 p.m., 8390 S. Rainbow Blvd.

 

  • CiCi’s Pizza Las Vegas Fundraiser – Wednesday, April 6, six locations, all day/night – 10-20 percent of sales go to ACS.

 

  • Beer Tasting Benefit - Thursday, April 7 at Freakin Frog, 7-10 p.m., 4700 S.

Free Flu Shot Clinic at Silverado High School

Free Flu Shot Clinic at Silverado High School

While flu season peaks in January and February, it does continue throughout the spring and people are advised to be protected by flu shots. This is particularly important when people are in contact with young children, the elderly, work in the health care field, or have chronic medical conditions. To assure that all Las Vegas Valley residents have access to flu shots, the Southern Nevada Health District is offering free flu shots at public health centers and at several clinics.

Residents of Green Valley can find flu shots available at the following locations and times:

  • Silverado High School, 1650 Silverhawk Ave., Las Vegas, 89123, Tuesday, March 8 and Thursday, March 10 between 3 p.m. and 6 p.m

Shots for Tots Program Offers Free Immunizations March 5th in Green Valley

Shots for Tots Program Offers Free Immunizations March 5th in Green Valley

The Southern Nevada Health District and United Way of Southern Nevada are offering a free childhood immunization clinic in Green Valley this week. Children needing immunizations must be accompanied by a parent or an adult with written permission from the custodial parent of the child, and the child's immunization records. For more information, call the immunization clinic at (702) 759-0850 or visit www.snhd.info.

The Shots 4 Tots Clinic will be held:

Saturday, March 5, at Madhouse Coffee

8899 S. Eastern Ave., Las Vegas 89123, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.