Do you have anxiety? Anxiety can affect anyone at any time. Some physical signs include increased heart rate, sweating, or tense muscles. Behavioral symptoms can be avoiding people or certain situations, having difficulty speaking, freezing up, restlessness, or agitation. Thoughts you may have include fear of losing control, fear ofContinue Reading

Three individuals and one mosquito trap have now tested positive for West Nile Virus in the Four Corners District. In the District, there are 3 locations where traps are set out. This is done overnight every two weeks from June to October.  The virus is believed to be active andContinue Reading

September 18-24, 2022 is Falls Prevention Awareness Week. This is a nationwide effort to raise awareness on preventing falls. Falls can be common for any age but for many older adults this can result in a serious and costly injury. About 36 million falls are reported among older adults eachContinue Reading

The life you’ve built is worth protecting. Prepare for disasters to create a lasting legacy for you and your family. One way to do this is by observing National Preparedness Month with Four Corners Health Department. National Preparedness Month is observed each September to raise awareness about steps individuals, familiesContinue Reading

For Immediate Release: Press Release: From Four Corners Health Department Contact: Laura McDougall, Executive Director For Immediate Release: September 8, 2022 Title: New Bivalent COVID Vaccines are Available at Four Corners Health Department Newly updated Bivalent COVID Vaccine will be available for boosters starting Friday, September 8 at Four CornersContinue Reading

Four Corners Health Department knows the value of faith communities to the health and well-being for the counties it serves – Butler, Polk, Seward, and York. Through a new project, Four Corners is offering some additional opportunities to faith communities: Health education materials to use as each church chooses, TrainingContinue Reading

August 31st is International Overdose Awareness Day. Stop Overdose Nebraska has declared August 28th thru September 3rd Nebraska Drug Overdose Awareness Week. To have an overdose means you have more of a drug (or multiple drugs) in your system than your body can cope with. All drugs can cause anContinue Reading

COVID-19 vaccines are available at Four Corners Health Department, 2101 N. Lincoln Avenue in York. The schedule includes two days each week offering the COVID-19 vaccine. Wednesday, 12PM to 4PM. Pfizer vaccine will be available for children 6 months to 11 years old. Friday, 12PM to 4PM. Moderna and PfizerContinue Reading

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 11, 2022 CONTACT Julie Naughton, Office of Communications, 402-471-1695 (office); 402-405-7202 (cell);  julie.naughton@nebraska.gov Start the Conversation Before School Starts: Talking to Your College-Bound Teen About Alcohol Use Attention newsroom managers: Nebraska DHHS shot an on-camera interview with Danielle Wing, prevention system administrator for the Division of BehavioralContinue Reading

Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer and the number of cases seen is increasing. However, the earlier it’s identified, the more effective treatment can be. Some people are at higher risk of skin cancer than others, but anyone can get it. The two main causes of skinContinue Reading