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Appointments in Burwell Office

Immunizations and Flu Shots are now available in our office. Please call to schedule an appointment, or walk-ins are welcome based on nurse availability. Patients will be screened and should wear a mask to appointments if they have one.

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Our Duty

The responsibility of our local health department is to promote health services and prevent disease. We focus on improving the health status of the population, as opposed to primary care providers who respond to treatment of individuals. To accomplish this mission, we concentrate on three core government public health functions; assessment, policy development and assurance.

Submit the above form to healthdept@lbphd.org

For the most up to date information on Nebraska's COVID-19 situation, please click this link

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Click the above link to be taken to the Test Nebraska website to sign up for testing. If you prefer the Spanish site, please click here

District Case Counts

The below graphic will be updated on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday during business hours. 

District Risk Dial

Risk Dial Explained

  • Weekly test positivity decreased for the first time in 5 weeks, however still remains critically high at 20.4%

  • Our local hospitals are having difficulty transferring critical patients Current state bed availability has increased to 38% statewide, but overall central NE has more hospitalized than ever in the pandemic

  • Cases classified as community spread remain over 40%

  • Testing capacity available, but turnaround time is not ideal.

  • LBPHD has started utilizing DHHS contact tracers to help offload some of the high case volume calls. Unable to contact everyone within 24 hours of receiving positive test result. 

934 I St, Burwell, NE 68823

 

Call 308.346.5795

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