nevada 2-1-1

What is Nevada 2-1-1?

2-1-1 is a special telephone number reserved in Canada and the United States to provide information and referrals to health, human and social service organizations. Dialing 2-1-1 in almost every part of the United States will connect you to human and social services for your area.

Go Before You Show

OUR MISSION

To affect social awareness and create long term change by making people aware of the fact they should see a doctor early in their pregnancy in order to help them have a healthy baby.

OBJECTIVES

  • To educate and encourage women who may be pregnant to see a doctor early in their pregnancy.
  • Make the idea seeing a doctor early engrained and automatic.
  • Additional benefits are communicated such as why it is important to see a doctor early, services that may be available and financial assistance pregnant women may be eligible for.

Just four simple steps to follow for a healthy pregnancy!

  1. Select a provider – If you have insurance, call a provider when you think you are pregnant. If you do not have insurance, you can get assistance to apply. There are free pregnancy testing centers in your area. Go to Nevada211.org to find a location closest to you.
  2. Get health insurance – Pregnant women and teens can get no cost or low cost prenatal health insurance. Here are some options that best fit your family needs: NevadaHealthLink.com, NV Medicaid – accessnevada.dwss.nv.gov or visit Nevada 211 for additional options.
  3. Apply for WIC (Women, Infants and Children) – A supplemental nutrition program for pregnancy, breastfeeding persons, postpartum, infants and young children. WIC helps birthing persons and young children eat well and stay healthy. For more information visit NevadaWIC.org
  4. Go to your doctor – If you need help finding a way to get to your doctors appointments, you can review the bus systems.  If you have Medicaid,  they can assist with non-medical transportation.
    1. Reno/ Sparks
    2. Southern Nevada

Medical Home Portal

What is a Medical Home Portal?

The Medical Home Portal is a unique source of reliable information about children and youth with special health care needs (CYSHCN), offering a “one-stop shop” for their: Families, Physicians and Medical Home teams, and Other Professionals and Caregivers.

Sober Moms, Healthy Babies

How can I get help?

If you’re pregnant and using, there’s always a safe place to get help. In Nevada, pregnant women receive priority admission at state-funded substance use treatment centers. Explore this website or call 800-450-9530 to get help for you and your baby.

Nevada Tobacco Quitline

Connect with a personal coach today!

Fewer than 1 in 10 people are able to quit for good without the help of coaching or nicotine quit medications. The Quitline is here to help you be successful in your quit journey! Our free tobacco cessation program is based on proven strategies that have helped more than 1.5 million people quit tobacco. Our professional quit coaches and online community provide the support you need.