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Proudly serving the Nebraska Panhandle Counties of:
Banner | Box Butte
Cheyenne | Dawes
Deuel | Garden | Grant
Kimball | Morrill
Scotts Bluff |Sheridan
 
Sioux

Infectious Disease Information

24/7 Contacts
Director
Kim Engel
(308)760-2415
kengel@pphd.org

 
Infectious Disease Nurse, PRMRS Coordinator
Melody Leisy

(308)279-0488
  
Emergency Response Coordinator
Tabi Prochazka
(308)760-1120

 

 

 

2017 Community Health Survey

Please take this survey.  The estimated completion time is 10 minutes or less.  The purpose of this survey is to get your input about the health of your community.  The Panhandle Public Health District, area hospitals, and economic development will use the results and other information to identify the most pressing concerns which can be addressed through community action.  Your opinion is important!  Please let others know about this opportunity also.  The survey is also available in hard copy at your local hospital.  Thank you for your time and input.  If you have any questions, please contact us at 308-487-3600 ext. 106.  This is part of the 2017 Community Health Needs Assessment and Community Health Improvement Planning process taking place throughout the Panhandle. 

Complete the 2017 Community Health Survey:

English https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/PPHDCommunityHealthSurvey

Spanish https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/PPHDSpanishCommunitySurvey

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Sidney one of six communities in the nation highlighted in a recent Surgeon General’s report to promote walking and walkable communities. In September 2015, the Office of the Surgeon General of the US Department of Health and Human Services released Step It Up! The Surgeon General’s Call to Action to Promote Walking and Walkable Communities to increase walking among people across the United States. Click here for the full article.

 

Early Testing for Colorectal Cancer Saves Lives – PPHD Offers Free Test Kit “Who wants a colonoscopy?  No one raises their hand!  We’ve all heard or tried not to hear the message.”  Speaking as a cancer survivor, Dr. Phillip Kesterson of Bridgeport NE can attest to the importance to get serious about screening.  “I’m here today telling you that utilizing modern technology to catch this condition early can be life-saving.  So, if you’re 50 years old or younger and at risk, get serious and get screened.  Raise your hand, the disease really is worse than the cure!”  We ask you take this message to heart and get tested today. Panhandle residents age 50 or older can contact PPHD at 1-855-227-2217 for a free FOBT kit.  Click here for the full article.

Join Out Team Panhandle Public Health District is looking for a bilingual Spanish speaking parent coach/ intake specialist for Healthy Families America, a home visitation program for pregnant women and families with newborns.  Position will be based in the Scottsbluff or Bridgeport office.  For a complete job description click here and to download an application click here.  Send cover letter, resume, and completed application to PO Box 337, Hemingford, NE  69348.  This position is open until filled.    

 

Page last reviewed: April 22, 2017
Page last updated: April 22, 2017