PreventT2 diabetes program starting in September

The Johnson County Healthcare Center is hosting a PreventT2 Diabetes Program starting September 7.  The program is designed to help participants prevent type 2 diabetes, which is the most common form of diabetes. Type 2 diabetes is a serious condition. It can lead to health issues such as heart attack; stroke; blindness; kidney failure; or…

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Sports physicals nights at JCHC

The Family Medical Center is hosting sports physicals nights July 20 and August 2 from 5 to 7 p.m. in the clinic, 497 West Lott Street. Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines will be available for those 12 and older. The Johnson County Healthcare Center Rehab Department will conduct baseline concussion testing. No appointment is necessary. Don’t wait…

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JCHC Rehab welcomes new PT

The Johnson County Healthcare Center is excited to welcome Brittany Leafe to the Rehab Department. Brittany is a physical therapist and earned her doctorate of physical therapy at Ithaca College. She received a bachelor’s of science in clinical health studies with a minor in sports psychology. Brittany grew up in a small town in Northern…

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AHCC receives five-star rating

Amie Holt Care Center recently received a five-star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. According to CMS, the five-star quality rating system was created to help consumers, families and caregivers compare nursing homes more easily. The rating is based on three criteria: health inspections, staffing and quality of resident care issues. These…

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Rattlesnakes are out!

The sun is out, and so are the rattlesnakes! Rattlesnakes aren’t generally aggressive but will strike when they feel threatened. To help avoid or protect against a rattlesnake bite, wear sturdy leather boots and long pants when hiking and stay on trails. Most bites occur on the hands, feet and legs. If you come across…

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It’s staff appreciation week at AHCC

Team members celebrated staff appreciation week at Amie Holt Care Center with a barbecue on the patio for the residents and some entertainment – a horse race! Rest assured, it was the best horse race we’ve seen. The jockeys were second to none!   We are very thankful for the amazing staff at Amie Holt…

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JCHC hires new CEO

The Johnson Healthcare Center is pleased to announce that its newest CEO is Luke Senden, whose first day will be July 5, 2021. “We are excited to have Luke join our team,” said interim CEO Laurie Hansen. “He has a long list of successes in his time in healthcare, and his strong financial background will…

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JCHC offers Pfizer COVID vaccine to those 12 and older

The Family Medical Center at the Johnson County Healthcare Center is now offering the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine to those 12 years of age and older. The two-dose shot is administered 21 days apart in the muscle of the upper arm. According to the CDC, the vaccine was 95% effective at preventing laboratory confirmed COVID-19 in…

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Dr. Rinker joins JCHC

Johnson County Healthcare Center is excited to have Dr. Erica Rinker join the team. Prior to joining JCHC, Dr. Rinker worked as a family practice physician for four years at Campbell County Health in Gillette before joining our team. Prior to that, Dr. Rinker was a family practice physician at a private family practice. She…

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