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UMC is committed to meeting the needs of the media as quickly and efficiently as possible. Members of the media are only allowed inside UMC for news coverage when escorted by a member of our public relations team. 

Please contact UMC Public Relations Director Scott Kerbs at 702-383-1817 or to coordinate any media coverage at UMC.

Updates for mass casualty incidents will be provided regularly to members of the media. A member of the public relations team will serve as an official hospital spokesperson, unless specific medical information is necessary, in which case, a medical spokesperson will be designated by the hospital's executive team.

Requests for information or interviews should be made to the public relations team. It is UMC policy that only members of UMC’s public relations team and hospital executives are permitted to confirm information and grant interview requests. UMC adheres to the guidelines of HIPAA in protecting all patient information.

Latest News

Burn victims, caregivers throughout Las Vegas valley reunite at UMC holiday event

The UMC Lions Burn Care Center held its annual celebration reuniting child burn survivors with the caregivers who helped them.

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Medical director of UMC Children’s Hospital weighs in on RSV surge

RSV and other respiratory viruses spreading this winter season are hitting our youngest population hard, an ICU Physician and Medical Director of UMC Children’s Hospital doesn’t want parents to panic, but to be cautious.

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First responders stage crash scene to show impacts of distracted driving

Around 400 high school students were given an up close look at the dangers impaired driving can lead to during a crash scene simulation.

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UMC, LVCVA partner for COVID-19 testing center on Strip

The testing center which opened in January, is located at Las Vegas Boulevard and Elvis Presley Boulevard. Visitors can schedule appointments online or walk-in.

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