The Community is invited to the Four Corners Health Department’s Annual Community Meeting on Tuesday, June 13, 2023. The event will be held at the Holthus Convention Center at 6:30 p.m. This event is open to anyone in the community who would like to learn about and celebrate the workContinue Reading

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 18, 2023MEDIA CONTACT Alycia Davis, (531) 249-8079, Owen Lasswell, Department of Environment and Energy, (402) 471-4245,   DHHS/NDEE Issues Smoke Advisory for Nebraska – Statewide Lincoln – Issued for: Thursday, May 18 through midday Friday, May 19, 2023 Affected Area: Statewide Air Quality Index: Moderate toContinue Reading

A Living Well workshop is starting in York! An information session will be on Thursday, June 15th at 12:30 p.m. The workshop then runs for 6 weeks, meeting once a week for around 2-2 ½ hours at a time. Classes will start Thursday, June 22nd at 1 p.m. Four CornersContinue Reading

May is National Youth Traffic Safety Month. As summer begins, more and more we will see youth outside having fun. Kids will be spending more time at home looking for things to do. Youth will walk from place to place or, if old enough, drive. However, do they know whatContinue Reading

May is Melanoma and Skin Cancer Awareness Month. Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer. The earlier it’s found; the more helpful treatment can be. Anyone can be affected, but some are at a higher risk than others. Melanoma is a type of skin cancer less common butContinue Reading

The mental health of youth is important to families, to schools, and to the communities where they live. However, more youth are reporting poor mental health and the numbers continue to increase. In 2021, more than 4 in 10 (42%) students felt persistently sad or hopeless and nearly one-third (29%)Continue Reading

Wireless tools, such as cell phones, have become a big part of our lives. We can stay in touch with friends and family using texts, messages, emails, phone calls, video calls, or social media. Questions can be answered as quickly as we can type. We can stay organized, healthy, relaxed,Continue Reading

Business owners know that employees are often their biggest investment. Businesses thrive when they have employees who are productive, healthy, and present when at work. Investing in the well-being of employees pays off in big ways. A wellness program at work helps to change the worksite so it’s easier forContinue Reading

Most U.S. households produce more than 20 pounds of hazardous waste each year.  Unused chemicals, paints, fertilizers, pesticides and more can harm the air you breathe, be a risk for children or pets, and even be a fire hazard. When hazardous materials are thrown away, they may be a threatContinue Reading

National Public Health Week is April 3-9. This year’s theme is “Centering and Celebrating Cultures in Health.” This theme highlights that culture shapes our health. This can look different for everyone. The community we are born into affects how we deal with health. Together we can build and grow intoContinue Reading