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Southern Nevada Health District to open reproductive health center for men

Young men have a new opportunity to receive reproductive health services from the Southern Nevada Health District.

The Men’s Health Center inside the East Las Vegas Public Health Center at 560 N. Nellis Blvd. opens Tuesday offering services by appointment each Tuesday and Thursday. Clients can call 702-759-0900 to make an appointment or for more information.

All services are confidential and will be offered on a sliding fee scale based on income. Services include a basic health assessment, and nursing staff will provide counseling and education regarding family planning, reproductive health, risk factors for sexually transmitted diseases including HIV and safe sexual practices.

STD testing and treatment also will be available, and referrals for additional health care services will be provided. The health district also provides low-cost family planning services for women at the East Las Vegas Public Health Center, including a health assessment, pap smears, birth control, STD screenings and treatment as needed. Pregnancy testing, emergency contraception, referrals and counseling also are provided.

Appointments are not necessary for pregnancy testing and emergency contraception services. The clinic is open Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Contact Steven Moore at smoore@reviewjournal.com or 702-380-4563.


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