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Blood Drive Today and Tomorrow
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Blood Drive Today and Tomorrow

Attention heroes. It’s time to “Beef Up” the blood supply at the Winnemucca Community Blood Drive. Hours are from noon to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, November 8, and 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.Thursday, November 9, at the Winnemucca Convention Center. All donors will be treated to beef sliders courtesy of the Humboldt County Cattle […]

Nevada Continues to Battle Opioid Problem
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Nevada Continues to Battle Opioid Problem

State officials continue battling the opioid epidemic, and now they have a new plan of attack. A plan set forth by Attorney General Adam Laxalt has been approved to pay more than $1 million toward the fight against prescription opioid abuse. The five-point plan calls for five incinerators to be […]

New Law Helps Visually Impaired Individuals
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New Law Helps Visually Impaired Individuals

All Nevadans should be aware that a new law protecting their safety goes into effect on January 1, 2018. This new law aims to help visually impaired individuals safely and independently manage their medications. The law mandates that all retail pharmacies in Nevada inform patients about the option of a […]

Poor Air Quality Due to Northern California Fires
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Poor Air Quality Due to Northern California Fires

If you have wondered where all the smoke is coming from The Nevada County Public Health Department and the Northern Sierra Air Quality Management District have issued a joint air quality health advisory to notify the public of potentially poor air quality conditions through October 13 resulting from numerous fires […]