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Caring Kind Award

Staff Recognize Nurse Amanda Gulbrandson for Faith, Leadership and Kindness

By: Boone County

Boone County Health Center is pleased to announce Amanda Gulbrandson received this year’s Caring Kind award. Each year Boone County Health Center recognizes one staff member who has gone above and beyond to be caring and kind to fellow staff and patients. To receive this award, a staff member must More…

Mental Health Virtual Visits

Mental Health Virtual Visits

By: Boone County

Mental health is a vital part of overall health, and this is especially true during the current COVID-19 pandemic. Due to the isolation, stress and fear many are experiencing, Boone County Health Center is here to help patients struggling with general anxiety related to financial stress, interpersonal relationships and overall More…

Boone County Health Center Offers Virtual Visits During COVID-19

Health Center Offers Virtual Visits During COVID-19

By: Boone County

Boone County Health Center is excited to announce the option of virtual office visits during the coronavirus pandemic. Patients now have the choice to see their provider via telemedicine if they would rather not meet in person during these uncertain times. Even though Boone County Health Center does have a More…

Health Care High Five

By: Boone County

You may have seen teddy bears in windows around your town. It is a way people are reaching out during the COVID-19 pandemic to feel connected. Boone County Health Center is joining in the fun, asking people to put a handprint in a street-facing window at home, in businesses and More…

CDC Self-Checker Is Great Guide for Patients

CDC Self-Checker Is Great Guide for Patients

By: Boone County

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has created an excellent online Self-Checker to help patients make decisions and seek the right medical care. The Self-Checker is an interactive tool that asks about symptoms, age, and conditions in order to give patients guidance. “We know people have a lot More…

Local Clinics and Hospital in Need of Medical Supplies

By: Boone County

Boone County Health Center is calling on all industries to help fill a need for medical supplies for local clinics and the hospital. The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the availability of certain supplies. Some can only be ordered in short supply and others not at all. Boone County Health Center More…

Health Center Recommends Virtual Visitors

Health Center Recommends Virtual Visitors

By: Boone County

While in-person visits with hospital patients are limited at Boone County Health Center, visitors are encouraged to think of virtual ways to connect with patients. “The COVID-19 pandemic has made face-to-face contact harder, but technology is a valuable tool we can use to give our patients a chance to see More…

Boone County Health Center Foundation Board Adds Experience and Energy

By: Boone County

Boone County Health Center Foundation announced the addition of two new board members Ralph Horacek and Mandy Luettel. Horacek is a lifetime resident of Fullerton where he raised his four grown children with wife Jeanne. He served as the Chief Executive Officer for Fullerton Care and Rehab Center for 15 More…

New Hotline Number and a Separate Respiratory and Fever Clinic to Care for COVID-19 Patients

By: Boone County

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Boone County Health Center has created a special Respiratory and Fever Clinic to care for patients in this unprecedented time. All patients with a respiratory symptom such as fever, cough, shortness of breath, or sore throat are asked to call 402-395-5013 before coming in. More…

National Recognition for Health Center

By: Boone County

Boone County Health Center in Albion, NE today announced it has been named a 2020 Top 100 Critical Access Hospital by The Chartis Center for Rural Health. This annual award honoring rural hospital performance is determined by the results of iVantage Health Analytics’ Hospital Strength INDEX®, which is celebrating its More…