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Clark County Courts
Monday May 17th, 2010 :: 10:43 a.m. PDT

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VOLUNTEER DOCTORS TO BE HONORED BY CLARK COUNTY COMMISSION AND THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT

VOLUNTEER DOCTORS TO BE HONORED BY CLARK COUNTY COMMISSION AND THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT

JUVENILE DETENTION CENTER YOUNG WOMEN RECEIVING NECESSARY MEDICAL CARE THANKS TO THE VOLUNTEER EFFORTS OF DOCTORS FLORENCE JAMESON AND JERRY JONES

WHAT: The Clark County Commission and the Eighth Judicial District Court will honor Dr. Florence Jameson and Dr. Jerry Jones for volunteering their professional services to young women housed at Clark County Juvenile Detention Center.

WHERE: County Commission Chambers, 500 S. Grand Central Parkway, Las Vegas, NV.

WHEN: 9:15 a.m.. Tuesday (May 18).

EVENT: The Clark County Commission and The Eighth Judicial District Court will recognize the volunteer efforts of Drs. Jameson and Jones who have been providing medical care to an average of 6 to 8 young women each week since August 2007 who would not otherwise have received such care.

Drs. Jameson and Jones have performed 816 obstetrics (OB) visits to date, they perform cancer, pregnancy and sexually transmitted disease screenings and treatment, they supply portable ultrasound services to allow for optimal fetal assessments, assist in arranging appointments with outside specialists within the community for young women needing specialized OB care; and have provided medical staff each week for assisting with examinations, specimen collection, and treatment of young women housed at the Juvenile Detention Center.

The Doctors have followed the youth with high risk pregnancies to completion of pregnancy following their release from the Detention Center who are not otherwise able to obtain such services in the community.

Address/Location
Clark County Courts
200 Lewis Ave
Las Vegas, NV 89101

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 702-671-4528

500 S Grand Central Pkwy
Las Vegas, NV 89106

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