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 2021 report on Community Benefits.
“Nebraska’s hospitals are the cornerstone of health and wellness for individuals across Nebraska. Hospitals are also economic engines that grow rural and urban communities,” stated Jeremy Nordquist, NHA President.
Read the report here: NHA Community Benefits Report
In The News
Mental health challenges in seniors, signs and services available – NTV Report
Mental Health Month – Senior Life Solutions Press Release
Trustees Discuss Legacy Health Record at Meeting – The Minden Courier
Health Care Insights
May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and Kearney County Health Services’ Senior Life Solutions is spreading awareness of the challenges of receiving mental health access in rural areas. Access While mental illnesses are similar in both rural and urban environments,...
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...