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Jazmin Orozco Rodriguez

Jazmin Orozco Rodriguez

Jazmin Orozco Rodriguez is a Nevada correspondent for KFF Health News.

Linda Noneo's work as a community health representative for her tribe in Nevada is focused on providing transportation to health care appointments for Fallon Paiute-Shoshone members. After driving two patients to their dialysis treatments at a clinic nearby in late June, Noneo logs the time and mileage on a sheet of paper. (Jazmin Orozco Rodriguez/KFF Health News)

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By: - August 15, 2023

FALLON, Nev. — Linda Noneo turned up the heat in her van to ward off the early morning chill that persists in northern Nevada’s high desert even in late June. As the first rays of daylight broke over a Christian cross on the top a hill near the Fallon Paiute-Shoshone colony, she drove toward her […]