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Panhandle Public Health District is looking for a Public Health Nurse/Assistant Emergency Response Coordinator for up to 24 hours per week to work in our Bridgeport location. Responsibilities include disease investigation, assisting with PPHD’s emergency response plan to coordinate efforts within the district and State and to protect the public from disease, epidemics, bioterrorism and other public health threats.  For complete job description click here and job application form click here.  Please send cover letter, resume, and completed application by September 6 to PO Box 337, Hemingford, NE  69348.  Competitive wage and benefits available.  We are an equal opportunity employer.

Panhandle Horse Tests Positive for West Nile Virus The Nebraska Department of Agriculture has received a report of a horse in the Panhandle that has contracted West Nile Virus (WNV). Horses can become infected with WNV after being bitten by an infected mosquito; however, they cannot transmit WNV to other horses or people after they contract the disease. While many horses can be exposed to the disease and not show symptoms, about 35% will become ill and will have to be potentially euthanized. Click here for more information.

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