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

Infectious Disease Information

24/7 Contacts
Kim Engel

Infectious Disease Nurse, PRMRS Coordinator
Melody Leisy

Emergency Response Coordinator
Tabi Prochazka



Panhandle residents are invited to view the 2017 Community Health Needs Assessment preliminary findings. Please contact Kelsey Irvine, kirvine@pphd.org, with any comments, questions, or concerns. Click here to view the 2017 Community Health Needs Assessment draft.

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Panhandle mosquitoes tests positive for West Nile Virus A Panhandle mosquito trap site has recently tested positive for West Nile Virus. These positive mosquitoes found in the trap site gives Panhandle Public Health District (PPHD) an indicator of the location of the virus and the potential for it to be spread through human contact. Several counties in the Panhandle have been routinely testing sites to trap and monitor mosquitoes over the summer months. Click here for more infomation.

Employment Opportunity Panhandle Public Health District is looking for a full-time supervisor/program manager for our accredited well established Healthy Families America home visitation program for prenatal and newborns and their families.  The position will be based in Scottsbluff.  Bachelor’s degree minimum/Master’s degree preferred in family counseling, social work, psychology, sociology, nursing or related field.  For complete job descriptions click here and to download an application click here.    Send cover letter, resume, and completed application to Erin Sorensen, PO Box 337, Hemingford, NE  69348 or email it to Erin at esorensen@pphd.org  Closing date August 1.     

Page last reviewed: July 18, 2017
Page last updated: July 18, 2017