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Dr. Ann presentation

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

On October 29th and 30th, Elkhorn Logan Valley Public Health Department’s Operation Heart to Heart program, along with Franciscan Care Services and Faith Regional Health Services, welcomed Dr. Ann Kulze to West Point and Norfolk.  Dr. Ann presented “Being Good to Your Heart”, which focused on eating healthy, physical activity, and adopting a healthier lifestyle.  These events attracted over 300 people and included a free heart healthy dinner and presentation. 

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ELVPHD Annual Report for 2013

Monday, November 3, 2014


HCI has been awarded a $125,000 grant from Drug Free Communities for 2014-2015

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Healthy Communities Initiative (HCI) is pleased to tell it has been awarded a $125,000 grant from Drug Free Communities for 2014-2015.  This is the fourth year that HCI has received the DFC grant for a total to date of $500,000. Also, HCI has obtained over $125,000 of non-governmental match of in-kind services for each of the prior years under the DFC Grant.

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HCI Awarded Region 4 Behavioral Health System Grant

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Healthy Communities Initiative (HCI), an alcohol and drug abuse prevention group that serves the counties of Burt, Cuming, Madison and Stanton in Nebraska, was awarded a Region 4 Behavioral Health System grant for 2014-2015.

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The Nebraska Association of Local Health Directors (NALHD) to receive $2,000,000 Rural Veterans Coordination Pilot grant

Friday, September 12, 2014

Nebraska’s Local Health Departments were acknowledged last week for their unique position as community conveners as well as for the expertise they bring to communities across our state.  ... continue reading

More than a quarter-million youth who had never smoked a cigarette used e-cigarettes in 2013

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

A study done by the CDC found that youth who have used e-cigarettes are almost twice as likely to intend to smoke conventional cigarettes.

 

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Prescription Drug Take-Back on September 6 sponsored by HCI

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Stanton County area residents are invited to help fight a major public health issue, prescription drug abuse and misuse. ... continue reading

Permanent Medication Disposal Site in Norfolk

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Citizens looking to dispose of excess and expired prescription and over-the-counter medications can visit the permanent drop-off location at the Norfolk Police Department ... continue reading

Tuberculosis Information

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Click here for more information and articles about Tuberculosis. 

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Creating Healthier Worksites

Friday, August 1, 2014

Elkhorn Logan Valley Public Health Department (ELVPHD) is pleased to highlight the successes of several businesses in Burt, Cuming, Madison and Stanton counties that they have worked with to create wellness programs over the past several years.    ... continue reading

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Elkhorn Logan Valley
Public Health Department
2104 21st Circle / PO Box 779, Wisner, NE 68791
Phone: 402.529.2233  - or -  877.379.4400
Fax: 402.529.2211
After Hours: 402.841.8110
Email: info@elvphd.org