Entries by Lana Likens

Nebraska Community Bloodbank Visits March 25

FAIRBURY – Nebraska Community Bloodbank invites donors to “buddy up to save lives.” Bring a new donor with you to donate blood in March and you will both receive a free t-shirt. The next blood drive will be held on Monday, Jan. 28, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Nebraska Community Bloodbank bloodmobile […]

Measles Vaccine Recommended

Measles – a disease previously declared eliminated from the United States in 2000 – is back, and on the rise. According to the Centers for Disease Control, during the month of January, 79 cases of measles were confirmed in 10 states. These include California, Colorado, Connecticut, Georgia, Illinois, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, Texas, and […]

Brush Up Driving Skills: AARP Smart Driver Course

AARP Smart Driver Course Set for April 24 Jefferson Community Health & Life Sterling Connection will offer the AARP Smart Driver Course on Wednesday, April 24, from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the JCH&L conference room. Participants may bring a sack lunch or purchase lunch in the JCH&L cafeteria. Traffic statistics show that older […]

Pharmacy Service Now Available in Plymouth

Thanks to cooperation between Jefferson Community Health & Life, Globe Rexall Pharmacy in Fairbury, and the Country Store in Plymouth, patients of JCH&L Plymouth Clinic can pick up prescriptions at the Country Store in Plymouth. JCH&L Plymouth Clinic opened in September, and offers family medical services on Tuesdays and Thursdays in Plymouth. If a patient […]

Parkinson’s Support Group to Meet March 11

The Parkinson’s Support Group will meet on Monday, March 11, at 10 a.m. in Jefferson Community Health & Life’s Small Conference Room. The program will be a webinar Program: The Effects of Exercise on Parkinson’s – a webinar by Margaret Schenkman, P.T., Ph.D., F.A.P.T.A., Associate Dean for Physical Therapy Education and Director of Physical Therapy […]

Another Session of Kids Cooking Set for March 8 at JHC&L

Children will have an opportunity to learn about healthy eating and the importance of working together to plan and prepare health meals during a Cooking Class for Kids to be offered Friday, March 8, at Jefferson Community Health & Life. The program is open to kids in grades 3-6 and their adult partners. During each […]

JCH&L Named Among Top 100 Critical Access Hospitals Again

iVantage Research Identifies Top Performing Hospitals FAIRBURY, Neb. — For the fifth time, Jefferson Community Health & Life has been named a top 100 critical access hospital in the United States by The Chartis Center for Rural Health. “This achievement is very gratifying and validates our daily commitment to providing the best health care possible […]

Open House to Honor Dr. Richard Blatny Sr. Retirement

An open house on Wednesday, Feb. 27, will honor Richard Blatny Sr., MD, family medicine physician at Jefferson Community Health & Life Fairbury Clinic, for his retirement after more than 45 years of serving residents of Fairbury and the surrounding area. The public is invited to join JCH&L in honoring Dr. Blatny Sr. with an […]

Valentine Treat Bags Available from JCH&L Gardenside

Treat your Valentine this year! Residents of Jefferson Community Health & Life Gardenside have Valentine treat bags for sale for $3 each, with delivery available in the Fairbury city limits for an additional $1 donation. Proceeds benefit the Eden project at JCH&L Gardenside. The Eden project is a philosophy that commits to creating a place […]

Alzheimer’s Caregivers Support Group to Meet Feb. 25

The Alzheimer’s Caregivers Support Group will meet on Monday, Feb. 25, at 6:30 p.m. in Jefferson Community Health & Life’s Small Conference Room. The program will be “10 Ways to De-escalate a Crisis,” a video by Teepa Snow, dementia care and education specialist. Easiest access will be by parking in the H Street parking and […]