It’s time for summer adventures!  Your map is ready, hotel is booked, and you are checking off the list of things to do before you go.  Don’t forget to make sure your car is ready to keep you safe on the road! Check your tires and tire pressure.  Inspect allContinue Reading

Home is where the heart is. It’s where you eat and sleep. How do you keep your home a healthy place to live? June is recognized as National Healthy Homes Month. Here are some programs Four Corners offers to help you out! Water Testing: Private well water is not regulatedContinue Reading

You may have heard the phrase “Know Your Numbers”. Knowing the levels of your cholesterol, blood sugar, and blood pressure are some key ways to better manage your heath. There aren’t many numbers you can check from the comfort of your home. But you can with blood pressure! Why shouldContinue Reading

Louis Armstrong once said, “When you smile, the world smiles with you.” When someone smiles at you, it’s hard not to smile back. Smiles help us express joy, or make us feel better when we are not joyful. It makes sense for us to protect something that is so importantContinue Reading

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Four Corners Health Department wants you to know about mental health’s big role in our lives. We encourage you to take action toward protecting your mental health and overall well-being. This year’s theme is “Where to Start: Mental Health in a Changing World”. ThisContinue Reading

IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 14, 2024 MEDIA CONTACT Alycia Davis, (531) 249-8079, alycia.davis@nebraska.gov Amanda Woita, Department of Environment and Energy, (402) 471-4243; amanda.woita@nebraska.gov Canadian Wildfires Expected to Impact Nebraska Air Quality Lincoln, NE – The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) and the Nebraska Department of Environment and EnergyContinue 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

May is Arthritis Awareness Month. Arthritis is a disease. It is common and can harm the body’s joints. The condition can cause pain, swelling, stiffness, a reduced range of motion, and sensitivity to touch. There are many ways to try to relieve arthritis symptoms. These can include medicine, physical therapy,Continue Reading

Chicken & Spinach Skillet Pasta Ingredients: 8 oz. whole wheat penne pasta 2 Tbsp. extra-virgin oil 1 lb. boneless, skinless chicken breast or thighs, cut into bite-size pieces 1/2 tsp. salt 1/4 tsp. ground pepper 4 cloves garlic, minced 1/2 cup dry white wine Juice and zest of 1 lemonContinue Reading

Grilled Salmon with Orange-Basil Vinaigrette Ingredients: 1/4 C frozen orange juice concentrate 1 Tbsp + 1.5 tsp white wine or cider vinegar 1 Tbsp chopped basil (or 1 tsp dried) 1.5 tsp olive oil 1 (8 oz.) salmon fillet 4 C torn mixed greens 10-12 cucumber slices, cut into halvesContinue Reading