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Scholarship program for Carson City AYSO Region 140 fully funded through 2022

AYSO Carson City, which has served more than 25,000 children since 1976, is able to cover the cost of partial and full scholarships thanks to a grant provided by Carson Tahoe Health’s (CTH) Community Partnership Fund and the determination of one CTH employee. AYSO, a non-profit organization, will use the funds to cover registration fees for families who demonstrate need to the organization. For more information on AYSO Carson City, visit www.aysocarsoncity.org.    “As an all-volunteer organization, we work diligently to deliver a great soccer learning experience for every child we work with,” said Jon Hager, Commissioner for Carson City AYSO Region 140. “Thanks to the support of the CTH Community Partnership Fund, we are able to greatly reduce registration …


Vehicle donated by Robert Z. Hawkins Foundations supports behavioral health outreach in Quad Counties

The Robert Z. Hawkins Foundation, which has served northern Nevada as a non-profit since 1980, has donated a vehicle to Carson Tahoe Health (CTH) for its behavioral health outreach programs. The vehicle will be used to assist CTH professionals and increase access to care through programs such as Assertive Community Treatment (ACT), First Episode Psychosis (FEP), school suicide risk assessments and community education around mental health awareness and suicide. To learn more about Carson Tahoe health, visit www.carsontahoe.com. “Our primary goal for these programs is to improve access to mental and behavioral healthcare for individuals in our community who struggle to find resources,” said Christina Sapien, LCSW, Director of Behavioral Health Services for Carson Tahoe Health. “Thanks to this donation, …


Carson Tahoe Health Announcing Affiliation with Dr. Sina Rajamand, Neurosurgeon

Carson Tahoe Health (CTH) is pleased to announce a strategic partnership with Sina Rajamand, DO Neurosurgeon from Battle Born Brain & Spine (BBBS). One of Carson Tahoe’s major goals is to provide wide-ranging specialty services for the community, bringing better healthcare home. With this affiliation, Dr. Rajamand will be able to work more closely with the organization to provide advanced neurosurgery at Carson Tahoe Regional Medical Center. “Neurosurgery is a service we have been looking at expanding for years,” says Dr. Allen Fink, Carson Tahoe VP and Chief Medical Officer. “Our new affiliation with Dr. Rajamand allows us to provide more complex brain and spine surgeries at our hospital, so we don’t have to transfer patients far away from home.” …


CTH Welcomes Dr. Jeffrey Turner, Cardiac Electrophysiologist

This June, a new physician, Dr. Jeffrey Turner, will join our Cardiology team, bringing an entirely new field of heart care—Cardiac Electrophysiology (Cardiac EP)—to our region. Electrophysiologists are the “electricians” of the heart, diagnosing and treating abnormal heart rhythms, or arrhythmias, such as Atrial Fibrillation (also known as A-Fib) and Atrial Flutter. As the human heart beats, it pumps oxygen and nutrient-rich blood throughout the body, and carries away carbon dioxide and waste products. In a weakened or damaged heart, the electrical impulses of the heart may not function properly, leading to an irregular heartbeat. With state-of-the-art equipment and diagnostic tools, the faulty electrical impulses can be diagnosed and treated. An important procedure that will be a part of this …


Fun In the Summer Sun – Safely!

COVID-19 had many of us cooped up – for pretty much all of 2020 – causing us to avoid many of our normal, fun, social outdoor activities. But, 2021 is not 2020. With more and more people now fully vaccinated, we are packing our bags, hitting the road, and finding fun in the summer sun! Before you head out the door for your weekend adventure … don’t forget to grab the sunscreen … and an extra big hat! Right now, Carson Tahoe’s Health & Wellness Institute is offering no-cost skin cancer screenings during the month of June. With both the screenings and summer on the horizon, we thought now would be a good time to discuss skin cancer and everything …