Category: New Service

Boone County Health Center patients now have access to a receptionist Monday through Saturday during business hours, even when satellite clinics are closed. “We want it to be as easy as possible for patients to set up a visit or get their questions answered. So now, when our patients call More…

Due to remodeling at the Boone County Sheriff’s Office, the medication disposal box that has been housed there since 2012 has now been permanently moved to Boone County Health Center (BCHC). Prescription medication should never be shared, thrown in the trash where others can find it, or flushed where it More…

Boone County Health Center recently removed a ten-year-old, 45-ton magnetic resonance imagining (MRI) system to make room for a new, state-of-the-art Hitachi Echelon Oval™ 1.5T MRI system. The Echelon Oval™ is the only one of its kind in Nebraska. It has the widest opening and table compared to any MRI More…

A new Grief Support Group will start meeting on Wednesday, March 20 at Boone County Health Center. This free group will meet from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the Boone County Health Center Conference Room the third Wednesday of each month. The group is free, and a light snack, water, More…

A new plan at Boone County Health Center (BCHC) helps patients who need to see the “shot nurse” get in and out of the clinic faster. “Things are changing quickly at the clinic as we move toward being a certified Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH),” said Clinic Supervisor Lacy Bottorf. More…

Boone County Health Center’s (BCHC’s) Respiratory Therapy Services has added vest therapy to its range of procedures. With vest therapy, the patient wears an inflatable vest that is attached to a machine called a pulsating therapy unit (PTU). The vest vibrates at a high frequency, which applies rapid but gentle More…