Entries by Lana Likens

Kline Advances to Fellow in ACHE

Burke Kline, DHA, FACHE, chief executive officer at Jefferson Community Health & Life, has advanced to become a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives. An advance to the Fellow designation is a reflection of service to the healthcare industry, healthcare management experience, completion of at least 36 continuing education hours in healthcare management […]

Men’s Health Presentation Set for April 7

Dr. Don Henslee, urologist, will present a Men’s Health seminar at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, April 7, on Jefferson Community Health & Life’s Facebook page (@JCHealthandLife). During the presentation, you will learn more about benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), also often known as prostate gland enlargement. It is a common condition as men get older. It can […]

Nebraska Community Bloodbank Visits April 19

FAIRBURY –The next Nebraska Community Bloodbank blood drive will be held on Monday, April 19, from 9 a.m. to 2  p.m. in the mobile unit in the parking lot of JCH&L Fairbury Clinic, 825 22nd St. All types are needed. Giving blood is giving a gift of life. Nebraska Community Bloodbank is Jefferson Community Health […]

JCH&L Women’s Health Day Scheduled for April 14

Wellness Experience Offers Women a Convenient Way to Take Control of Their Health In just about three hours women from Jefferson County and beyond can complete their annual health checks and receive a well-deserved indulgence at the same time. Women’s Health Day is a complete wellness experience designed to make women’s health easy. Jefferson Community […]

JCH&L Christmas Project Reaches Goal, Receives Matching Funds

Jefferson Community Health & Life’s annual Christmas project has reached its goal of $50,000 in donations – and because of that, will receive $50,000 in matching funds donated from Heartland Bank. This year’s project is helping to fund the $8 million Fairbury Clinic construction project, which is anticipated to be finished by late this year. […]

Gardenside, Cedarwood Update Visiting Regulations

As many have seen in the media, new guidelines for long-term care visitation were released this week by CMS and CDC. JCH&L Gardenside and Cedarwood assisted living will be phasing in these new regulations. The biggest change in the regulations is that fully vaccinated residents can choose to have close-contact visits, including touch. Fully vaccinated […]

JCH&L Continues Scheduling Vaccines for Those 65 and Older

Jefferson Community Health & Life continues scheduling COVID vaccination clinics for those 65 and older, and encourages anyone 65 and older who is interested in a vaccine to call our COVID vaccine line at 402-587-5188. If you are 65 or older live, work or have your primary health care in Jefferson County, please call JCH&L […]

Gardenside, Cedarwood Beginning Essential Caregiver Program

JCH&L Gardenside and Cedarwood assisted living are excited to implement a new program called the Essential Caregiver Program. “This is a first step toward providing our residents and tenants the additional family support they need,” said Deb Sutton RN, BSN, Gardenside and Cedarwood administrator. “Now that most of our residents, tenants and staff are vaccinated, […]

Scheele Honored for Service

Brian Scheele of Plymouth was honored with a plaque in honor of his years of service to the JCH&L Board of Directors. Brian began serving on the board in 2013. He served as vice chairman of the board from 2014 through 2016, and board chairman from 2017-2019. During his final year on the board he […]

Bentley Certified in Lymphatic Therapy

Occupational Therapist Cassidy Bentley Adds Certification Cassidy Bentley, MOT, OTR/L, CLT, with Jefferson Community Health & Life Sports Medicine and Rehab Services has been certified by the Norton School of Lymphatic Therapy in Atlanta, GA, in the technique of complete decongestive therapy including manual lymph drainage and compression therapy. She is now a certified lymphedema […]