Entries by Lana Likens

JCH&L to Offer Wound Clinic

A wound clinic will be offered monthly at JCH&L beginning Wednesday, Sept. 11. Dr. Edmundo Rivera, a specialist in the area of wound care with the Lincoln Surgical Center will be the physician specialist. If you have a wound that is slow in healing, you may benefit from the wound clinic. The clinic will treat […]

JCH&L Golf Tourney Raises Nearly $12,000

23rd annual tournament successful FAIRBURY — The 23rd annual golf tournament to benefit Jefferson Community Health & Life was successful, raising nearly $12,000. “We are very pleased with the success of this annual event. It’s a great way for JCH&L supporters to have a good time and help provide quality health care for our community,” […]

JCH&L Reaches Safety Milestone

Jefferson Community Health & Life reached an important safety milestone on July 19: logging an entire year without an Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recordable incident. “With about 260 staff members, that means we have achieved 347,637 total labor hours without a serious injury,” said Patrick Hoins, JCH&L Facilities Director. “We are proud of […]

Meet Me at the Sidewalk Encourages Activity

Meet Me At the Sidewalk, a free community activity organized by JeffCo On the Move, will provide a variety of activities encouraging active use of the new H Street Sidewalk on Thursday, Aug. 1 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. All ages are invited. The event includes a 1 mile at-your-own-pace walk, with a variety […]

August Health Today: Blue River LOSS Team

The August Health Today Program will be “LOSS: Local Outreach to Suicide Survivors” by Jill Kuzelka, chairperson of the Blue River LOSS team. The session will be held at 12:15 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 20, in the Conference Rooms at Jefferson Community Health & Life. Learn about the Blue River LOSS Team, (Local Outreach to […]

JCH&L’s Next Women’s Health Day is July 29

New Wellness Experience Offers Women a Convenient Way to Take Control of Their Health Three hours – that’s all it takes for women from Jefferson County and beyond to complete their annual health checks and receive a well-deserved indulgence at the same time. Jefferson Community Health & Life introduces Women’s Health Day, a complete wellness […]

Nebraska Community Bloodbank Visits Aug. 5

FAIRBURY – It’s “Bravo for Blood Donors” in August. Every donor at the Aug. 5 bloodmobile at JCH&L will have a chance to win dinner and theater tickets. The next blood drive will be held on Monday, Aug. 5, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Nebraska Community Bloodbank bloodmobile in the JCH&L parking […]

Save the Date: Women’s Health Fair Set for Wednesday, Sept. 25

All women are invited to an evening of fun and learning!  Women of all ages have health issues specific to being a woman. Jefferson Community Health & Life will offer a third annual Women’s Health Fair to offer women education, fun and chances to win prizes and pamper themselves on Wednesday, Sept. 25, from 5 […]

Parkinson’s Support Group to Meet July 8

The Parkinson’s Support Group will meet on Monday, July 8, at 10 a.m. in Jefferson Community Health & Life’s Small Conference Room. The program will be a webinar “Cognitive Issues: Advice for Parkinson’s Care Partners,” by Rebecca Gilbert, M.D., Ph.D., Clinical Associate Professor of Neurology, NYU Langone Medical Center. Easiest access will be by parking […]

JCH&L Sports Medicine and Rehab Services Receives Award

In recognition of its exceptional support and participation in the clinical education of Creighton University Doctor of Physical Therapy students, Jefferson Community Health & Life Sport Medicine and Rehabilitation Services received the 2019 Clinical Site of Excellence Award. The award was presented at Creighton University’s School of Pharmacy and Health Professions Department of Physical Therapy […]