Panhandle Public Health District is looking for a parent coach/ intake specialist for Healthy Families America, a home visitation program for pregnant women and families with newborns. We encourage applicants from diverse cultural backgrounds and /or bilingual Spanish speakers. Position will be based in the Hemingford office. Click here for a complete job description. Click here to download an application. Send cover letter, resume, and completed application to PO Box 337, Hemingford, NE 69348. Closing date postmarked by March 4.
National Through with Chew Week is February 16-22
Not all tobacco is smoked and this is an excellent time to call attention to that fact and smokeless tobacco use in Nebraska. “Smokeless tobacco is not a safe alternative to smoking and is even more habit forming because it contains a higher concentration of nicotine than cigarettes,” said Tabi Prochazka, Tobacco Free in the Panhandle Coordinator with Panhandle Public Health District. According to the 2012 Nebraska Risk and Protective Factor Student Survey of students in grades 6, 8, 10 and 12. 18.1 percent of Nebraska high school seniors used smokeless tobacco within the past 30 days. The national average for high school seniors is 7.9%. Click here for more information.
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