Entries by Lana Likens

JCH&L Women’s Health Days Set for Feb. 23 and March 8

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 […]

Nebraska Community Bloodbank Visits Feb. 15

FAIRBURY –The next Nebraska Community Bloodbank blood drive will be held on Monday, Feb. 15, 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  donations at this blood drive will be tested for COVID antibodies. All types are needed. Giving blood is […]

JCH&L Vaccination Plan Begins with Oldest Patients

Jefferson Community Health & Life Fairbury Clinic will begin calling patients soon to schedule vaccinations, and will be making calls starting from the oldest patients. JCH&L is following the guidelines from Public Health Solutions and the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services. “We will receive a limited number of vaccinations each week, and will […]

Everhart Celebrates 50 Years as JCH&L Employee

Much has changed in 50 years of health care There have been a lot of changes in health care since Gloria Everhart began her employment at what was then known as Jefferson County Memorial Hospital in 1970. She reflected on the many changes as she celebrated a 50-year anniversary of her employment late last fall. […]

JCH&L Sleep Study Services Re-Accredited

Jefferson Community Health & Life has been re-accredited for sleep lab services and home sleep studies by the Accrediting Commission for Health Care. The accreditation is through October 2023.   Sleep studies, also known as polysomnography, are a non-invasive overnight exam that allows trained technicians to monitor the patient during sleep to determine if treatment […]

JCH&L to Donate to Wrestling Programs

Donation of $1 per pin will be made to Fairbury, Tri County and Meridian wrestling programs Wrestlers are always happy to pin their opponent. For the 2021 season, each pin will again add up to donations to the wrestling programs at Fairbury High School, Tri County High School and Meridian High School. Jefferson Community Health […]

Vascular Services Return to JCH&L

Sara Hargreaves, MD, vascular surgeon, to begin seeing patients Jan. 19 Sara Hargreaves, MD, vascular surgeon, will begin seeing patients at Jefferson Community Health & Life Outpatient Services on Monday, Jan. 19. This service is a partnership between JCH&L and Bryan Heart. “Area residents often have a need to see a vascular surgeon,” said Erin […]

Virtual Topping Out Ceremony Planned for JCH&L Fairbury Clinic

As the new JCH&L Fairbury Clinic project progresses, a virtual Topping Out Ceremony is planned for 2 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 15. A Topping Out Ceremony will celebrate the placing of the last beam in the structure, which will have been signed by JCH&L staff and project contractors and subcontractors. The community is invited to […]

U.S. News Again Names JCH&L Gardenside One of Best Nursing Homes

US News has again named JCH&L Gardenside as one of the best nursing homes in the United States for long-term care. Gardenside was one of 1,139 nursing homes in the United States receiving a rating of “High Performing” by U.S. News, of 13,433 facilities rated for long-term care. U.S. News ratings are based on staffing, […]

JCH&L Adds Pediatric Occupational Therapist

Lauren Cox, OTD, OTR/L, joins staff of Sports Medicine and Rehab Services Lauren Cox, OTD, OTR/L, a pediatric occupational therapist, has joined the staff of JCH&L Sports Medicine and Rehab Services. Cox works with children and adolescents of all ages while collaborating with other therapists to treat each patient’s specific needs and diagnosis. “The need […]