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  • Public Health Services

    Agency: Panhandle Public Health District

    Responds to disasters and assists communities in recovery.  Coordinates Regional Medical Response System and Citizen Corps Network to ensure efficient post-disaster mitigation.

    Prevents epidemics and the spread of contagious diseases.  Disease surveillance ensuring necessary precautions are being taken in order to effectively combat illness.

    Protection against environmental hazards.  Offers free short and long term radon test kits for Panhandle residents.

    Prevents injury, illness, and disability.  Offers Tai Chi Easy sessions in communities throughout the Panhandle; check website for session availability.

    Promotes and encourages healthy behaviors.  Significant emphasis on increasing physical activity, improving nutrition, and decreasing environmental tobacco smoke, along with programming promoting healthy hand hygiene and proper dental hygiene.  Technical assistance for worksite wellness programming utilizing an evidence-based process.

    Diabetes Prevention Program offers lifestyle change programs that teach participants to make lasting lifestyle changes, like eating healthier, adding physical activity into their daily routine, and improving coping skills.  

    • Panhandle Public Health District - Bridgeport
      Main Phone : (308) 262-2217
      Fax: (308) 262-1317
      Toll-Free: (855) 227-2217
      122 East 10th
      Bridgeport, NE 69336

    • Panhandle Public Health District - Hemingford - Main Office
      Main Phone : (308) 487-3600
      Fax: (308) 487-3682
      Toll-Free: (866) 701-7173
      808 Box Butte Avenue
      Hemingford, NE 69348

    Agency: Panhandle Public Health District

    Languages Available:

    Fees: None

    Intake: Call for information

    Eligibility: No restrictions

    Areas Served:
    • Deuel County
    • Morrill County
    • Kimball County
    • Cheyenne County
    • Garden County
    • Box Butte County
    • Sheridan County
    • Dawes County
    • Banner County
    • Sioux County
    • Grant County
    • Scotts Bluff County

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