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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...

VASNHS treating veterans using plasma donations

VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System is partnering with Vitalant Blood Services in encouraging recovered COVID-19 patients to donate convalescent plasma. These much-needed plasma units...

Rain, shine or pandemic: 99th MDSS supports Team Nellis

Driving past a little girl holding her mom’s hand while clutching a doll, is nothing out of the ordinary. Taking a second glance, you realize...

Reintroducing in-person health care services

VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System is leading the way in reintroducing numerous health care services both nationally and locally as Nevada starts reopening after...

Top DOD officials to hold virtual town hall meeting

Join Secretary of Defense Dr. Mark T. Esper, Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Army Gen. Mark A. Milley and Senior Enlisted Adviser to the...