Emergency Response

A public health emergency could be anything from a pandemic or disease outbreak, to an act of terrorism, or a natural disaster like a flood, wildfire, or tornado. The North Central District Health Department’s (NCDHD) Emergency Response program plays a key role in preparing our communities for disasters, responding when emergencies occur, and lending support…

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Disease Surveillance

Disease Surveillance The North Central District Health Department (NCDHD) disease surveillance program monitors and investigates diseases to help prevent and control outbreaks in our communities.  In coordination with the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services, NCDHD conducts epidemiological investigations and follow up which involve vector borne disease (diseases spread by mosquitos and ticks), food…

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Substance Abuse Prevention Program: Drug Free Community (DFC)

North Central District Health Department (NCDHD) Drug Free Community (DFC) Support Program is a federally funded grant to the Area Substance Abuse Prevention (ASAP) Coalition.  DFC works to reduce youth substance abuse, specifically alcohol and tobacco, in north central Nebraska by working with the community to create population level changes. The strategies DFC implements in…

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Dental Services

Miles of Smiles is a school-based oral screening and  fluoride varnish program available to preschool, elementary, and middle school-age students within the 9 county district of the North Central District Health Department (NCDHD).  The Miles of Smiles program uses Public Health Authorized Registered Dental Hygienists to conduct the oral screening examinations and apply fluoride varnish.…

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Working on Wellness

The North Central District Health Department (NCDHD) offers on-site employee health and wellness screenings at businesses within our 9 county district as part of our Working on Wellness Program.  NCDHD will provide consultation and resources to get you started on your way to a healthier work place! Worksite wellness is an organized program that businesses…

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VetSET Nebraska Veteran Services

Overview VetSET Nebraska Veteran Services connects veterans, service members, and their families with needed resources in their communities. The North Central District Health Department (NCDHD) is working with the local communities in rural Nebraska to build partnerships that will help identify where the needs are for our veterans, service members, and their families.  We are…

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Clinic Services

The North Central District Health Department offers immunizations for: children from birth to 18 years old adults from age 19 years and older Immunization Clinics are held in O’Neill, Springview, and Cody O’Neill – Clinics are held at the NCDHD office at 422 E. Douglas Street.  Appointments are needed. To schedule an appointment or for more…

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Environmental Health

Environmental Health The North Central District Health Department’s (NCDHD) Environmental Health Program tracks West Nile Virus in our 9 county area, provides radon testing kits when available, and has information and guidance on rabies and mold. West Nile Virus NCDHD’s Environmental Health program tracks dead birds and helps with testing mosquitoes to monitor West Nile…

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