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COVID-19 Vaccine is now available to those who are 18 and older. You will need to fill out a short questionnaire. You will then receive an email to let you schedule yourself an appointment. If you do not have an email, please ask a friend to help you register and use their email.  

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COVID-19 Vaccinations are now available on a walk-in basis at our office. We will still be accepting appointments from as well!

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.

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Loup Basin Public Health Department is currently seeking additional employees.


Public Health Nurse

A successful candidate will be self-motivated and possess a current Licensed Practical Nurse or Registered Nurse license with the State of Nebraska with at least 3 years of experience in nursing, excellent verbal and written communication skills, ability to remain calm under pressure, strong leadership skills, ability to anticipate hazards and problems and respond effectively, excellent interpersonal skills, computer literate and proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, Zoom and other related software, and ability to learn new software quickly.


Community Health Worker

The Community Health Worker will


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Please join us in extending best wishes to Charles Cone, Co-Director of Loup Basin Public Health Department (LBPHD), as he will be retiring on April 16. Cone has served as the Executive Director of LBPHD for almost 19 years, being the sole Director for the agency since its formation in September 2002.



advocate, educate, and connect patrons through their position. The position will be responsible for overall performance and accountability of the Loup Basin Smiles (dental) Program and execution of other outreach grants held by the Health Department. A successful candidate will possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, exceptional interpersonal skills, computer literate and proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, Zoom and other related software, and ability to learn new software quickly. Previous grant experience preferred.

Both positions will be full-time (40 hours/week) with a primary work schedule of Monday – Friday from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. It may be necessary, at times, to work occasional overtime, or evening and weekend hours.

LBPHD offers a competitive benefits package to our full-time employees including health insurance, vision insurance, accident insurance, retirement plan, PTO, and wellness benefits.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to Amanda Jeffres, Executive Director, by May 11, 2021. Resumes and cover letters can be submitted via email ( or dropped off in person (934 I Street / Burwell).