Entries by Lana Likens

JCH&L Auxiliary Spring Salad Festival Postponed

FAIRBURY — The Spring Salad Festival of the Jefferson Community Health & Life Auxiliary has been postponed. The festival, which has been a community event since 1965, was originally scheduled for May 7 at the Fairbury Elks Lodge. “With the current COVID situation and Directed Health Measures in place for Jefferson County through May 11, […]

Changes Continue Because of COVID-19

JCH&L Fairbury Clinic is encouraging all visits, whether healthy or sick, to be done via Virtual Visits.  This may vary by provider and the reason for the visit, which can be discussed when you call the Fairbury Clinic at 402-729-3361 to schedule an appointment. If during a Virtual Visit the provider determines that further evaluation […]

JCH&L Among Top 20 Critical Access Hospitals for Quality

Jefferson Community Health & Life has been named one of the Top 20 Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) for quality in the country. The Top 20 Critical Access Hospitals scored best among critical access hospitals as determined by The Chartis Center for Rural Health for quality. The rankings were recently announced by the National Rural Health […]

Most JCH&L Outpatient Clinics Postponed through April 10

Most Jefferson Community Health & Life outpatient specialty clinics have been postponed through April 10. Non-essential outpatient services are being postponed, at the discretion of the patient’s medical provider. If you have a question about a specific specialist or outpatient service, please call Outpatient Services at 402-729-6851. JCH&L Fairbury Clinic is now asking all patients […]

JCH&L Partners with New Bill Processing Company

Jefferson Community Health & Life is now partnering with Med-Plan Payment Processing for hospital and outpatient services billing. Med-Plan is an extension of our business office. Bills can be paid to JCH&L at PO Box 277, or at our main business office at 2200 H St. in Fairbury. For the convenience of our patients, Med-Plan […]

JCH&L Updates Because of COVID-19

Jefferson Community Health & Life continues to expand its precautionary measures in preparation for possible cases of COVID-19. Although there are no confirmed cases in the five-county public health district, COVID-19 is currently being treated as if it is in our area due to very limited testing resources. Only hospitalized patients, nursing home residents, and […]

JCH&L Fairbury Clinic to Offer Virtual Visits; JCH&L Plymouth Clinic Closed Until Further Notice; Several Outpatient Clinics Cancelled

JCH&L Fairbury Clinic will offer virtual visits beginning Monday, March 23. Virtual visits will offer a great option for patients to be seen by a family medicine provider without leaving their home. Virtual visits may be used for any type of medical concern. They could be especially helpful for those who have symptoms they feel […]

JCH&L Burkley Fitness Center Closed to Public; Family Medicine Clinics Take Additional Precautions

Jefferson Community Health & Life is expanding its precautionary measures in preparation for possible cases of COVID-19. To date, no cases have been identified in Jefferson County or surrounding counties, but the Nebraska number of cases diagnosed continues to grow. In order to protect our staff, patients, residents, and customers, JCH&L is taking the following […]

JCH&L Expands Precautionary Measures Regarding COVID-19

Jefferson Community Health & Life is expanding its precautionary measures in preparation for possible cases of COVID-19. To date, no cases have been identified in Jefferson County or surrounding counties, but the Nebraska number of cases diagnosed continues to grow. In order to protect our staff, patients, residents, and customers, JCH&L is taking the following […]

Gardenside and Cedarwood Closed

New restrictions from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) require that as of today (Saturday, March 14) JCH&L Gardenside and Cedarwood assisted living will be closed to all non-essential personnel, including family members.