The LGTBQ Center of Southern Nevada will host a Monkeypox Town Hall meeting Thursday, August 18, at 6 pm.
Learn how to get checked, tested and protected from Monkeypox, and get your questions answered by a panel of public health experts, including:
- Alireza Farabi, MD, HIV/Infectious Disease Clinical Medical Director, University Medical Center of Southern Nevada
- Brian Labus, PhD, MPH, REHS, Assistant Professor, UNLV Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics School of Public Health
- Haley Blake, MPH, CPH, Communicable Disease Supervisor, Acute Communicable Disease Control Division of Disease Surveillance and Control, Southern Nevada Health District
- Matthew Dang, Chairperson of the Southern Nevada Asian Pacific Islander Queer Society
- Rob Phoenix, APRN, FNP-C, HIV-PCP, Nurse Practitioner, Huntridge Family Clinic
The event is free.
Please RSVP here: https://tinyurl.com/thecenter-monkeypox
The Center is located at 401 S. Maryland Parkway.
About The Center
For almost 30 years, The Center has cared for, championed, and celebrated LGBTQ+ individuals and underserved populations in Nevada.
We function as the heart and home of the LGBTQ+ community by making connections, delivering programs, and providing a safe space for health and wellness, social services, arts and culture, advocacy, and community building.
Ongoing Center programs support LGBTQ+ youth, adults, families, seniors, vets, people with disabilities, those living with HIV, and underserved populations.
Additionally, we are proud to offer The Center Advocacy Network, the first nationally accredited program of its kind, focusing on LGBTQ issues for victim advocacy. For more information on how The Center empowers everyone to thrive in Nevada, please visit https://www.thecenterlv.org.