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Petsche Joins Foundation Board

By: Boone County

Boone County Health Center Foundation is pleased to announce Tori Petsche as their newest Board member. “I’ve had a strong connection with Boone County Health Center my entire life,” said Petsche whose mother Deby Kyncl is a long-time employee at Boone County Health Center. Petsche’s sister and sister-in-law as well More…

COVID-19 Tests Now Run Locally at Health Center

By: Boone County

Boone County Health Center is now able to test for COVID-19 in Albion without needing to send the test away to another site. This is well-timed progress as the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) recently informed Boone County Health Center they will no longer be accepting COVID-19 lab tests More…

Volume 19 – SPRING/SUMMER 2020

By: Jenni DeWitt

Read here: BCHC Newsletter Spring 2020-final

And that’s a Wrap for Boone County Health Center’s Latest Priority Project

And That’s a Wrap for Boone County Health Center’s Latest Priority Project

By: Boone County

Thanks to the generosity of donors, Boone County Health Center is pleased to announce a wrap-up of their 2019-2020 Priority Project “Closer to Home.” With the conclusion of this project, Boone County Health Center purchased four transcutaneous bilirubin (TCB) readers which are being used at outlying clinics to test newborn More…

Health Center Breaks Ground for New Outpatient Clinic Expansion

Health Center Breaks Ground for New Outpatient Clinic Expansion

By: Boone County

Boone County Health Center made history on Tuesday May 26th when they broke ground on the new Outpatient Clinic Expansion. “This new building symbolizes so much more than a physical structure in which we can continue to offer modern health care,” said President and CEO Tanya Sharp. “This project is More…

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…