ASAP Coalition Honored at CADCA’s National Leadership Forum

Release Date: Monday, February 6, 2017 Contact:  Whitney Abbott, Substance Abuse Prevention Coordinator 402-336-2406 whitney@ncdhd.ne.gov On Feb. 7, the Area Substance Abuse Prevention (A.S.A.P.) Coalition was one of 171 community coalitions honored during a graduation ceremony at CADCA’s (Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America) National Leadership Forum, just outside of Washington, D.C. The coalitions received a … Continue reading ASAP Coalition Honored at CADCA’s National Leadership Forum

Local Responder Attends Homeland Security Training

Release Date: Wednesday, February 22, 2017 Contact:  Heidi Hostert, Emergency Response Coordinator 402-336-2406 heidi@ncdhd.ne.gov Emergency Response Coordinator, Heidi Hostert, from North Central District Health Department, recently completed the Strategic National Stockpile course offered by the Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP), in Anniston, Alabama. The CDP is operated by the United States Department of Homeland Security’s … Continue reading Local Responder Attends Homeland Security Training

Let’s Be Blunt

Release Date:  Monday, August 1, 2016 Contact:  Whitney Abbott, Substance Abuse Prevention Coordinator 402-336-2406 x218 whitney@ncdhd.ne.gov The North Central District Health Department and the Area Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition would like to inform the public that marijuana use is linked to an increased risk for mental health problems. “Marijuana use has been linked with depression and … Continue reading Let’s Be Blunt

National Immunization Awareness Month

Release Date:  Tuesday, August 2, 2016 Contact:  Molly Swanson, Operations Manager 402-336-2406 x221 molly@ncdhd.ne.gov Audience: Media/Parents Send Your Children Back to School Protected from Serious Diseases National Immunization Awareness Month is a reminder that we all need vaccines throughout our lives. Back-to-school season is here. It’s time for parents to gather school supplies and back packs. … Continue reading National Immunization Awareness Month

Holt County Positive Mosquito Pool

Release Date:  Wednesday, July 27, 2016 Contact:  Heidi Hostert, Emergency Response Coordinator 402-336-2406 x211 heidi@ncdhd.ne.gov One mosquito pool in Holt County has tested positive for West Nile Virus. Across the state, twenty-four mosquito pools have tested positive for West Nile Virus.  In addition, the state of Nebraska has had three confirmed human cases. West Nile … Continue reading Holt County Positive Mosquito Pool

Tobacco Compliance Checks

Release Date:  Wednesday, July 6, 2016 Contact:  Whitney Abbott, Substance Abuse Prevention Coordinator 402-336-2406 x218 whitney@ncdhd.ne.gov The Nebraska State Patrol conducted Tobacco Compliance Checks within the nine counties of the North Central District of Nebraska. Of the 80 tobacco retailers who were visited, 71 were in compliance with Nebraska Tobacco Laws. Thus, the non-compliance rate … Continue reading Tobacco Compliance Checks