NV Statewide Maternal and Child Health Coalition 
Healthy moms and children strengthen Nevada
NV Statewide Maternal and Child Health Coalition

Welcome New Members
Erika Marquez, PhD, MPH and Michael Corti, ED, NvCPC

Response Needed
If you have not responded to the  MCH member survey sent out last week, now is another chance to take it - we need your valuable input!  Please take the time and let us know about you, your organization, and how we can work together this next year to make a difference in the lives of families in Nevada.   Click here  to take survey.
 Thank you!!

  To provide leadership in partnership with public and private organizations to improve the physical and mental health, safety and well-being of the maternal and child health population in Nevada including children with special health care needs.

Please help in recruiting new members that can support the mission.  Attached is a membership form

News & Updates 
from MCH members

Please join Brian Alhberg, President of Every Child Matters Education Fund, for the release of  Children's Advocacy Alliance (CAA) and Nevada Institute for Children's Research & Policy (NICRP)  2016 Nevada Children's Report Card and 2017 Children's Legislative Briefing Book.  Light refreshments will be provided.
Wednesday, September 14, 10am-12pm
The Discovery - Terry Lee Wells Nevada Discovery Museum
490 S Center Street, Reno, NV 89501

Southern Nevada Health District Back 2 School shot clinics. Get school shots early at local public health centers.

Nevada Community Prevention Coalition is dedicated to promoting collaboration towards individuals, families, and community wellness across the lifespan and is looking for remarkable volunteers!  NvCPC is applying for a Drug Free Communities Grant (DFCG) and is looking for volunteers that live, work, or serve in a rural Clark County Community to help in the discussion of how to use these funds to achieve the best possible outcomes.  If you are interested in volunteering, click here to email NvCPC.

National Institute of Health releases improved guidelines for diagnosing fetal alcohol spectrum disorder.  The  updated guidelines are based on analysis of 10,000 individuals involved in studies of prenatal alcohol exposure.

The National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center (OHRC) is pleased to announce the release of Promoting Oral Health in Schools: A Resource Guide.

The Northern Nevada Breastfeeding Coalition presents
An Education Day
with Lisa Marasco, MA, IBCLC, FILCA
Friday, October 14th
8 am - 4 pm

Nevada Health Conference
October 17-18
Atlantis Casino Resort Spa
Reno, NV
Join healthcare professionals, health educators, program managers and others at the 2016 Nevada Health Conference on October 17-18 at the Atlantis Casino Resort Spa. A powerful two-day conference highlighting pertinent and timely health-related topics on the forefront of today's healthcare issues existing across the lifespan with the overarching conference theme: "Connecting the Dots: Preventive health for all ages and stages."

Nevada Caregivers Coalition  annual Caregiver Recognition Luncheon will be held at the Atlantis Casino and Hotel from 11:30AM to 1:30PM on Wednesday, November 16.  Sponsors are welcome.  Caregiver Nomination information will be available soon.    Click here for flyer .

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