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Free Mosquito Dunks Available

Thursday, July 24, 2014

The Elkhorn Logan Valley Public Health Department is giving out free mosquito dunks to residents of Burt, Cuming, Madison, and Stanton counties.  ... continue reading

Elkhorn Logan Valley Public Health Department Awarded Grant for Prevention of Youth Drug and Alcohol Use

Thursday, May 8, 2014

Elkhorn Logan Valley Public Health Department (ELVPHD) has received has received Partnerships for Success funding through the Department of Health and Human Services and Region 4 Behavioral Health Systems to implement youth focused programming to inform and reduce student drug and alcohol use in Madison County. ... continue reading

Elkhorn Logan Valley Public Health Department Awarded Grant for Diabetes Prevention

Thursday, May 1, 2014

Elkhorn Logan Valley Public Health Department (ELVPHD) was awarded a diabetes prevention program grant by the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services to bring professional education to the area and provide a community education program for those at risk for diabetes.

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Elkhorn Logan Valley Public Health Department Awarded $250,000 Cardiovascular Grant

Saturday, February 15, 2014

The AstraZeneca HealthCare Foundation’s Connections for Cardiovascular HealthSM program today announced a grant of $250,000 to the Elkhorn Logan Valley Public Health Department to support its Operation Heart to Heart program. This is the second consecutive year in which the Elkhorn Logan Valley Public Health Department has received a grant from the AstraZeneca HealthCare Foundation, totaling $500,000. ... continue reading

Network of Care

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

In collaboration with the Nebraska Association of Local Health Directors, Elkhorn Logan Valley Public Health Department invites you to visit of our new interactive website, Network of Care for Public Health Assessment and Wellness.

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West Point now has a permanent MedReturn Drug Collection Unit

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Citizens looking to dispose of excess and expired prescription and over-the-counter medications can now visit the safe and secure permanent drop off location at the West Point Police Department.

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Health department rewards community members for input on health survey

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

The Elkhorn Logan Valley Health Department recently concluded efforts to gather the public’s input in a community health survey. Each household in the counties of Burt, Cuming, Madison, and Stanton received a postcard directing them to take the online survey. Those who took the survey were eligible to enter for a chance to win one of four $200 grocery gift certificates. One winner was drawn at random from each county in the ELVPHD service area.

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Medication Take Back Successful at PATCH Health Fair

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Healthy Communities Initiative (HCI), a drug abuse prevention group that serves the counties of Burt, Cuming, Madison and Stanton in Nebraska, recently held a medication drug take back event at the PATCH Health Fair in Norfolk. A total of thirty pounds of expired or unused prescription drugs and over-the-counter medications were turned over to a Norfolk police officer at the HCI booth in a two hour period. Properly disposing of excess or unused drugs is everyone’s responsibility as a matter of public safety.

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HCI Awarded Region 4 Behavioral Health System Grant

Wednesday, January 8, 2014

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

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Radon Test Results Released

Wednesday, January 1, 2014

Elkhorn Logan Valley Public Health Department has completed its 2013 radon kit distribution and analysis for returned kits for Burt, Cuming, Madison and Stanton Counties. Over 300 home owners picked up free home radon test kits during January and February of 2013. Of those that completed the test kit and sent it in for analysis, results showed that the average picocurie per liter (pCi/L) was 6.7 in Burt County, 6.2 in Cuming County, 8.6 for Madison County and 7.7 for Stanton County. The recommended upper limit for testing is 4 picocuries per liter (pCi/L). The range for the kits sent in from the four counties this year was .7 – 31.5 (pCi/L).

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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