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Nevada Guard assists rural county lacking hospital, health clinic

The Nevada National Guard led three COVID-19 community based collection sites Aug. 27 and 28 in Esmeralda County, the state's least populated county lacking...

‘Connect to Protect’ during Suicide Prevention Month

September is Suicide Awareness and Prevention Month and this year’s theme is “Connect to Protect.” During this month, and throughout the year, it is...

Tribes, Nevada Guard combine efforts for COVID-19 testing

Nevada Army Guard Spec. Jermaine Longmire usually says “hello” when people drive through a Nevada National Guard-run COVID-19 community-based collection site. But this summer he’s...

New legislation changes minimum age for sale of tobacco products to...

On Dec. 20, 2019, President Donald Trump signed legislation amending the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, and raising the federal minimum age for...

Medical Group seeks trauma accreditation

The 99th Medical Group at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., began accepting civilian critical care patients Aug. 1, 2020, at the Mike O’Callaghan Military...

Skin cancer: Here’s how to reduce the risk

With plenty of summer weather remaining for Airmen executing the mission, impacts of sun exposure directly effects health and readiness. “Approximately one in five Americans...

Bringing the fight to COVID-19: Creech conducts serology testing

Senior Airman Killian, left, 99th Medical Group and Tech. Sgt. Benigno, right, 489th Attack Squadron, flight and operational medical technicians demonstrate a serology test...

Summer health hazards to watch for

Summer is a great time to be outside and enjoy the weather. Awareness of summer health hazards can help you prevent potential injuries and...

Nellis reverts to Phase II of reopening

Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., reverted to Phase II of its five-phase reopening plan July 9 and increase its Health Protection Condition to Charlie....

Nevada Guard teams up with state health officials to fight COVID-19

Since early spring, Nevada Army National Guardsmen have answered the call to serve during the nation's fight against COVID-19. The response mission has been the...