Entries by Lana Likens

Shadduck Earns Rural Clinic Professional Certification

Kim Shadduck has earned the Rural Health Clinic Professional certification. Shadduck completed the National Association of Rural Health Clinic Academy’s Rural Health Clinic Professional online course and passed the examination. Shadduck has been with the Fairbury Clinic for three years, and has recently been promoted to JCH&L Business Office manager. She was previously a biller […]

Gardenside, Cedarwood Update Visitation Guidelines

While news reports are that restrictions on visitation for residents living in nursing home and assisted livings have been lessened, many precautions remain in place. Gardenside and Cedarwood have updated visitation guidelines to reflect current federal guidelines. Visitation restrictions are based on the vaccination rate of residents and tenants, as well as our county transmission […]

JCH&L Offers Next Session of Smart Moves

Lifestyle change program helps participants learn to live healthy FAIRBURY — The next session of a successful lifestyle change program will be offered beginning in May at Jefferson Community Health & Life in Fairbury. The year-long program is designed for those who are at risk for diabetes and want to change their lifestyle to avoid […]

Kline Earns Designation as Certified Healthcare Financial Professional

Burke Kline, DHA, CHFP, FACHE, has earned designation as a Certified Healthcare Financial Professional (CHFP®) from the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA.) To be awarded the CHFP distinction, applicants must be an HFMA member and have completed HFMA’s Business of Health Cares® and HFMA’s Operational Excellence programs. Dr. Kline earned this certification by demonstrating a […]

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 […]