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Health Center Staff get First Round COVID Vaccine

By: Jenni DeWitt

December 22 was a monumental day at Boone County Health Center as Jeanne Temme, Vice President of Corporate Compliance and Risk Management administered the first COVID-19 vaccine to Boone County Health Center Staff Member Dr.Joel Travis. “I chose to receive the COVID vaccine because we need to start to turn the More…

Health Center to Begin Receiving COVID-19 Vaccinations

By: Boone County

The first round of COVID-19 vaccines will arrive soon at Boone County Health Center. Due to limited supplies, the COVID-19 vaccine will not be available for the general public at this time. Frontline healthcare workers will be the first to receive the vaccine according to federal and state distribution directives. More…

‘Excellent’ Patient Experience

By: Boone County

Boone County Health Center was one of just ten hospitals in the state to be named for providing an excellent patient experience, achieving the highest 5-star rating from Becker’s Hospital Review. These ratings are based on the publically available Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) scores. HCAHPS More…

Health Center Awarded for Surpassing Safety Standards

By: Boone County

The Nebraska Hospital Association and its subsidiary company NHA Services, in partnership with LMC Insurance and Risk Management recognized several Nebraska hospitals with a 2020 Hospital Safety Award. Hospitals were selected based upon the following criteria related to staff safety: A 12-month loss ratio of 0%; An experience modification factor More…

Nursing Scholarship Open to High School Seniors

By: Boone County

The Marilyn Nissen Nursing Scholarship is open for applications at Boone County Health Center. This is the fourth year this scholarship has been offered. Registered Nurse Marilyn Nissen was a long-time oncology nurse at Boone County Health Center. Many local patients are alive and well today, because of the care More…

Historic “TOPPING OFF” Taking Place at Health Center

By: Boone County

As the final beam is ceremoniously raised to take its place at the highest point on the new Outpatient Clinic Expansion on Thursday, November 12th at 2 PM, Boone County Health Center will host a “Topping Off” celebration live on their Facebook page. Staff and citizens have the chance to More…

Health Center Kicks-Off ‘Delivering the Heartland’ Fundraiser

By: Boone County

DONATE NOW << CLICK HERE >> Soon families will experience an even more comfortable, private and secure birthing experience with a special Obstetrical (OB) area in the new Boone County Health Center Outpatient Clinic Expansion. “The original Outpatient Clinic Expansion construction plans did not include this area. However, our providers More…

Bomgaars Again Hosts Ladies Night with Proceeds to Hospital

By: Boone County

For the past four years, Bomgaars has hosted a Ladies Night during which five percent of total sales are donated to cancer centers and hospitals in the communities Bomgaars serves. Thanks to this event, the first year Bomgaars was able to donate over $18,000 to 21 participating locations. The event More…

Health Center Brings in Accomplished ENT

By: Boone County

Dr. Tyler Bliss of Grand Island Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) recently began seeing patients at Boone County Health Center’s ENT Specialty Clinic the first and third Wednesday of each month. Dr. Bliss earned his medical degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch and completed his residency through the More…

Babcock/Buckles Advanced Nursing Scholarship Awarded

By: Boone County

Macayla Pribnow, RN is the recipient of this year’s Babcock/Buckles Advanced Nursing Scholarship. Pribnow is the Assistant Director of Nursing at Good Samaritan Society in Albion. She is pursuing a Bachelors of Science Degree in Nursing from Grand View University. “Nursing is a profession that is constantly changing, as a More…