Entries by Lana Likens

2020 JCH&L Charity Golf Tournament Cancelled

Jefferson Community Health & Life has cancelled the 2020 charity golf tournament, which had been scheduled for Aug. 7, 2020. “While there is sadness in cancelling the 24th annual tournament, we feel it is prudent and in the best interest of health and well being of all concerned,” said Lana Likens, JCH&L director of Public […]

Electronic Health Record Preregistration Events Planned at JCH&L

As JCH&L transitions to a new Electronic Health Record with Cerner in August, we are seeking to make things flow smoother for patients by offering preregistration events. Patients who participate will help us make sure their basic information, health history, medications, allergies and more are in the Electronic Health Record correctly. This will make their […]

JCH&L Gardenside, Cedarwood Delay Visitation

Visits by family members to JCH&L Gardenside and Cedarwood have been delayed from starting by at least one week. “An increase in cases of COVID-19 in the surrounding counties in our public health district since late last week make us feel we must postpone visits,” said Deb Sutton RN, BS, NHA.  “We know everyone is […]

JCH&L Gardenside, Cedarwood Prepare for Visits

JCH&L Gardenside and Cedarwood are preparing for visits from family members beginning July 15. The facilities have been closed to visitors since March 14 because of state and federal guidelines for the COVID-19 pandemic. “We are excited to be able to welcome family members back to visit their loved ones. We appreciate their patience and […]

JCH&L’s Next Women’s Health Days are July 28 and Aug. 25

Wellness Experience Offers Women a Convenient Way to Take Control of Their Health Women’s Health Days have returned to Jefferson Community Health & Life. 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 […]

JCH&L Burkley Fitness Center Expands Hours

JCH&L Burkley Fitness Center expanded its hours on Monday, July 6. The center is now open Monday through Friday from 5 a.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. A number of COVID-19 restrictions remain in place. The number of users in the facility […]

Golf Tournament to Benefit Jefferson Community Health & Life

A charity golf tournament to benefit Jefferson Community Health & Life has been set for Friday, Aug. 7, at the Fairbury Country Club. A few changes are being made this year to be in compliance with county Directed Health Measures, state guidelines, and CDC recommendations. This year’s tournament will be a two-person scramble. The 18-hole […]

JCH&L Partners with the State of Nebraska to Expand Testing

Leveraging TestNebraska’s infrastructure, Nebraska is scaling widespread COVID-19 testing FAIRBURY, NE – Today, we are announcing a partnership with the State of Nebraska to provide free COVID-19 testing to eligible residents. Residents of Nebraska can take an online assessment through the TestNebraska portal, and if eligible receive a free test from our hospital. From the […]

Kidney Specialist Returns to JCH&L

Jeffrey T. Marple, MD, Nephrologist Returns Via Telehealth Jeffrey T. Marple, MD, nephrologist and internal medicine specialist, will begin seeing patients at Jefferson Community Health & Life Outpatient Services through telemedicine on Tuesday, July 7. This service is a partnership between JCH&L and Bryan Telemedicine. “We see a need among our area residents to see […]

Deadline Nears for Historic Trail Walk Challenge

Historic Walk Encourages Activity, and Share Community Historic Sites Complete the Historic Trail Walk Challenge by July 6 for a chance to win a Kindle Fire! JeffCo On the Move introduced the Historic Trail Walk in May. The concept is simple: provide information at various historic sites around the community, and let walkers or bikers […]