Entries by Lana Likens

Support Heart Health with Hearts on Fire Event

Jefferson Community Health & Life Burkley Fitness Center will hold the first-ever Hearts on Fire Run/Walk or Bike as a fund-raiser for the American Heart Association on Saturday, Feb. 25. Participants may choose a 1-mile or a 2-mile route, and may run, walk or bike. Registration is $20, and participants are encouraged to also collect […]

February Health Today Features Vitamin D

FAIRBURY – Join us for the February Health Today session: “The Sunshine Vitamin: Vitamin D,” by Lisa Edeal, RDN, LMNT. The program will help participants understand why Vitamin D is important to their health. The February session will be held at 12:20 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 28, in the Large Conference Room at Jefferson Community […]

Alzheimer’s Caregivers Support Group to Meet Feb. 28

The Alzheimer’s Caregivers Support Group will meet on Monday, Feb. 28, at 6:30 p.m. in Jefferson Community Health & Life’s Small Conference Room. The program will be a webinar, “Living with Alzheimer’s: For People with Alzheimer’s.” This training from the Alzheimer’s Association answers many questions a person diagnosed with Alzheimer’s (and their family members and […]

Parkinson’s Support Group Meets Feb. 13

The Parkinson’s Support Group will meet on Monday, Feb. 13, at 10 a.m. in Jefferson Community Health Center’s Small Conference Room. The program will be a webinar on “Getting Around: Transportation and Travel with Parkinson’s.” The program is by Rebecca Gilbert MD, PhD, and Sara Riggare, PhD candidate at Karolinska Institutet, Sweden, who is living […]

Jefferson Community Health Center Announces New Name

Jefferson Community Health Center and its health services have announced a new Commitment to Health initiative, and with it, a new name: Jefferson Community Health & Life. The name change mirrors the organization’s newly expanded approach to healthcare in our local communities. As the industry’s core focus shifts from treating illness and injury to nurturing […]

JCHC Encourages Rescheduling

Jefferson Community Health Center is open to serve your emergency and inpatient needs today. We encourage any non-emergency appointments be rescheduled. The Fairbury Clinic will be closed. Patients are encouraged to call to reschedule today’s appointments. JCHC’s Radiology department encourages those with non-emergency radiology procedures to call and reschedule. JCHC’s Rehab and Sports Clinic will […]

Diabetes Update Jan. 24

FAIRBURY – A free Diabetes Update will offer education and information about diabetes on Tuesday, Jan. 24. The program will be held from 9:45 a.m. to noon in the Conference Room at Jefferson Community Health Center. Topics will include: “When Blue is More than a Color” – depression and diabetes by Deb Knight, Directions EAP […]

JCHC Board Holds Annual Meeting

FAIRBURY – The Jefferson Community Health Center Board of Directors held the organization’s annual membership meeting for fiscal 2016 on Monday, Jan. 9. Two new board members were elected: Trevor Steinmeyer of Fairbury, who works at Ol’ Red 99.5, and Sheri Schultis of Diller, who works at ESU 5. Steinmeyer was elected to fill the […]

Beau James Warnke New Year’s Baby 2017

FAIRBURY – Beau James Warnke is the New Year’s Baby at Jefferson Community Health Center for 2017. Beau, the son of Skyler Miller and Blake Warnke of Morrowville, Kan., was born at 5:14 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 5, 2017, at Jefferson Community Health Center. Beau weighed 7 pounds 15 ounces and was 20 1/2 inches […]

Parkinson’s Support Group to Meet

The Parkinson’s Support Group will meet on Monday, Jan. 16, at 10 a.m. in Jefferson Community Health Center’s Small Conference Room. The program will be a webinar on “Getting Around: Transportation and Travel with Parkinson’s.” The program is by Rebecca Gilbert MD, PhD, and Sara Riggare, PhD candidate at Karolinska Institutet, Sweden, who is living […]