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Proudly serving the Nebraska Panhandle Counties of:
Banner | Box Butte
Cheyenne | Dawes
Deuel | Garden | Grant
Kimball | Morrill
Scotts Bluff |Sheridan

Infectious Disease Information

24/7 Contacts
Kim Engel

Infectious Disease Nurse, PRMRS Coordinator
Melody Leisy

Emergency Response Coordinator
Tabi Prochazka





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Sidney one of six communities in the nation highlighted in a recent Surgeon General’s report to promote walking and walkable communities. In September 2015, the Office of the Surgeon General of the US Department of Health and Human Services released Step It Up! The Surgeon General’s Call to Action to Promote Walking and Walkable Communities to increase walking among people across the United States. Click here for the full article.


Early Testing for Colorectal Cancer Saves Lives – PPHD Offers Free Test Kit “Who wants a colonoscopy?  No one raises their hand!  We’ve all heard or tried not to hear the message.”  Speaking as a cancer survivor, Dr. Phillip Kesterson of Bridgeport NE can attest to the importance to get serious about screening.  “I’m here today telling you that utilizing modern technology to catch this condition early can be life-saving.  So, if you’re 50 years old or younger and at risk, get serious and get screened.  Raise your hand, the disease really is worse than the cure!”  We ask you take this message to heart and get tested today. Panhandle residents age 50 or older can contact PPHD at 1-855-227-2217 for a free FOBT kit.  Click here for the full article.

Page last reviewed: May 29, 2017
Page last updated: May 29, 2017