Community Health

As northern Nevada’s independent, locally governed, not-for-profit health system, Renown Health is working diligently to improve community health by building the healthcare network our region needs while establishing the future of health we all deserve.

Discover health-focused community events, meet our health care partners and read stories of Renown Health making a genuine difference in our community.

Renown Health and your community: Together, we’re better.

The 36 Hours for Kids Radiothon will broadcast live Feb. 23-24 on Alice 96.5 to benefit children with complex medical conditions who rely on Renown’s Children’s Hospital for care. Think back to when you were a kid. Were you always out riding your bike? Or maybe you were playing video...

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Posted on February 17, 2017

Get the best medicine at every meal with Food for Life. Sign up for a six-class series starting April 3 and learn how healthful, plant-based eating can transform your health. Not sure what to put on your plate for optimum return on your nutrition? Food for Life can help. Food for Life...

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Posted on February 15, 2017

Asthma is one of the most common chronic conditions in children, but a new study shows there may...

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Posted on January 10, 2017

In 2016, Renown formed new and groundbreaking partnerships to improve access to and improve health...

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Posted on December 29, 2016

At BestMEDICINE, it’s been our pleasure to share stories with you throughout the year that...

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Posted on December 23, 2016

Marie McCormack, MD, medical director of Renown Medical Group, explains how Renown is working...

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Posted on December 21, 2016

The clothes in Leticia’s Closet at Renown Regional Medical Center go to patients who may need...

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Posted on November 30, 2016

For Veterans Day, Renown is saluting those who serve, including our more than 100 active military...

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Posted on November 11, 2016

Knowing your personal and family health histories is important. Marie McCormack, MD, medical...

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Posted on November 2, 2016

Renown along with other community groups are leading an effort to identify victims of human...

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Posted on October 12, 2016

Kiwanis Club volunteers in Sparks have been making a difference at Renown’s Children’s...

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Posted on September 29, 2016

Photo: Cherie Elvin Memorial Fund Scholarship recipient Kristina Spitale-Efstratis, right,...

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Posted on September 22, 2016

In recent weeks, Renown President and CEO Tony Slonim, MD, DrPH, was honored by regional and...

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Posted on September 22, 2016

The memory loss that leads to Alzheimer’s is not typical forgetfulness. Its severity disrupts...

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Posted on September 20, 2016

Working together to deliver consistently excellent care, Renown South Meadows Medical Center was...

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Posted on September 19, 2016

Renown Health’s collaboration with the Desert Research Institute and 23andMe will...

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Posted on September 16, 2016

The University of Nevada’s 2016 football season is kicking off, and this year the Wolf Pack...

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Posted on September 14, 2016

Renown Health and the Regional Emergency Medical Services Authority (REMSA) have announced an...

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Posted on September 13, 2016

Protect yourself, your family and the community by getting a flu shot this year. Renown Health...

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Posted on September 9, 2016

Home Health Nurse Shirley Keys has been volunteering at the Great Reno Balloon Race for almost two...

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Posted on September 8, 2016

Valerie Luevano is Renown Health’s director of the Center for Social Justice, Child Health...

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Posted on September 7, 2016

As you help your college student prepare for their upcoming semester — buying books and clothes,...

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Posted on August 25, 2016

Renown employees in a variety of roles at all levels of the organization participated in...

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Posted on August 25, 2016

To address primary care shortages in the region, Renown Health is expanding the Renown Medical...

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Posted on August 17, 2016