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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UMC reunites burn survivors with life-saving flight crew

The UMC Lions Burn Care Center hosted a special event on Friday to reunite a family with the team that saved their lives

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Presenting Vegas Inc’s 2022 Health Care Headliners

Vegas Inc’s Health Care Headliners has honored some of the most dedicated medical professionals in the Valley for 16 years.

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Vegas Inc recognizes UMC CEO with C-Suite Honors

The Vegas Inc C-Suite Honors recognize top-level executives and some of the Valley’s most accomplished business leaders from public, private and nonprofit companies.

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Pill for treating COVID at home comes to Nevada, but in short supply

The first pill authorized in the U.S. for treating COVID-19 at home will initially be offered in Nevada primarily to patients in long-term care and skilled nursing facilities because of scarce supplies.

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Las Vegas Police deliver toys and cheer to UMC Children's Hospital patients

The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department was joined by Santa himself as they set on to deliver gifts to the kids of UMC Children's Hospital.

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UMC medical clinic opens at Terminal 1 at McCarran airport

The clinic serves as urgent care and COVID-19 testing for travelers coming in and out of Las Vegas and airport staff.

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Former UMC Children's Hospital patients take part in 'VGK for a day'

They signed contracts with the team and joined some VGK instructors on the ice for hockey and skating lessons.

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FOX5 EXPERTS: Infectious disease specialist on COVID-19 vaccines for children

Dr. Shadaba Asad is an infectious disease specialist working with University Medical Center and the VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System.

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Gov. Steve Sisolak gets COVID-19 booster shot, thanks nurse who administered it and UMC staff

The governor also encouraged all eligible Nevadans to get their booster shot as well.

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Las Vegas chef serves meal to UMC team that treated severe burn injuries in 2018

A local chef reunited with the University Medical Center team that saved his life during a near-fatal accident.

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Nevada sees record number of organ transplants amid pandemic

Dr. Sunil Patel with UMC's Center of Transplantation said they typically perform 45 transplants a year. Last year, that number rose to 154.

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Dr. Sunil Patel Leads UMC Transplant Center to Record-Breaking Year

Expanded Program Improves Access to Life-Saving Kidney Transplants

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Healthcare workers send off one of UMC's 'longest-term' patients

The medical team who spent more than five months treating a local man for COVID-19 has said farewell to one of its longest-term patients.

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UMC opens state’s 1st clinic for COVID ‘long haulers’

University Medical Center has opened a clinic dedicated to providing ongoing care for community members with long-term medical complications from COVID-19.

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