Kearney County and surrounding communities play a vital role in the success of Kearney County Health Services. We strive to meet our patients and residents satisfaction. We are continually looking for ways to make improvements, and it is important for our administration and employees to be involved in the community.
Community Health Assessment
A Community Health Assessment (CHA) is an assessment that identifies health needs and issues through data collection and analysis. In other words – what is our community in need of and how can Kearney County Health Services assist in obtaining those services or resources. The Community Health Assessment was developed by a planning committee that included participation from approximately 20 Kearney County Stakeholders. The report documents the participant’s observations, insights, and collect work products since the Health Assessment started. The Health Assessment is available for viewing here:
Nebraska Hospitals Community Benefits Report
Nebraska Hospital Association has published their report on Community Benefits. “Nebraska hospitals contributed nearly $1.27 billion to programs that benefited their communities in 2016, according to a new report by the Nebraska Hospital Association.” Community hospitals take an active role in ensuring the future of healthcare by reinvesting in their communities.
Read the report here: NHA Community Benefits Report
Health Care Insights
We are happy to announce in January of 2021 we will be open our new outpatient physical therapy department! We are happy to announce that in January of 2021 we will be opening our new Outpatient Physical Therapy department!Our new outpatient physical therapy...
COVID-19 Vaccinations Pfizer & Maderna Vaccinations Pfizer vaccine needs to be kept at extremely cold temperatures, -70 to –80 degrees. The Pfizer vaccine is two doses that need to be administered 21 days (about 3 weeks) apart. KCHS will be receiving the Maderna...
The hustle and bustle of the holiday season is something that is easy to get swept up into. Here are some helpful reminders when it comes to what you’re eating this holiday season.Never go to a party hungry It is easy to hang around the food table while talking with...