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May 11, 2018
Date: Tuesday, May 22 Time: 3:30 - 6:00 pm Place: Gothenburg Clinic 918 20th St Gothenburg, NE 69138 Other Info: No appointment needed, just walk-in! Gothenburg and Brady school forms will be available; please bring any camp or other school physical forms along if needed. NOTE: Kindergarten & 7th grade physicals are not offered during this event. Please call 308-537-4066 for more information.Read more
April 5, 2018
The following is an update from Medicare.gov (the official U.S. Government Site for Medicare) Beginning in April 2018, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will start mailing new Medicare cards to all people with Medicare. The roll-out will occur over a several month period based upon the geographic location of the Medicare beneficiary. Newly-eligible beneficiaries will get a card with a unique number, regardless of where they live Distribution of cards will be randomized by geographic location Starting in April, people with Medicare will be able to go to Medicare.gov/...Read more
March 1, 2018
Our 2018 Gala was a huge success thanks to our many generous sponsors, donors, and patrons. We successfully raised over $70,000 finishing our $4,950,000 fundraising campaign for the Gothenburg YMCA. Thank you to all who helped make this incredible dream a reality! Check out this video celebrating the multi-year journey of our successful capital campaign: The new YMCA building is on track to be finished on April 17 while the grand opening is scheduled for April 27, 2018. All are welcome and encouraged to attend this momentous occasion. Please contact Becky Jobman for more information:...Read more
January 31, 2018
Several deaths reported with this year’s strain By ELLEN MORTENSEN Gothenburg Times Managing Editor The following article has been re-published with permission from The Gothenburg Times. The article was originally published in the Gothenburg Times on January 31, 2018. We are in the throes of flu season, and state health officials say that in Nebraska, along with the rest of the nation, this year’s strain is particularly severe. There have been several reports from across the country of flu-related hospitalizations and deaths, and just last week a child flu-related death in central Nebraska...Read more
January 18, 2018
Grant Deadline Extended to finish YMCA Fundraising Since 2015, the Gothenburg Health Foundation has been engaged in a major capital campaign to raise $4.95 million required to build the Gothenburg YMCA. The last three years have been marked with numerous milestones as we move progressively closer to the large goal. One particularly significant milestone occurred in November of 2016, when the Sherwood Foundation announced a 2:1 challenge grant in the amount of $895,000. The grant required we fundraise $2 for every $1 Sherwood disbursed. At that time, we had about $2.7 million in fundraising...Read more
January 5, 2018
The Pony Express Foundation Announces $55,000 Gift to Build the Gothenburg YMCA Members of the Pony Express Foundation pictured with members of the Gothenburg Health Foundation and fundraising Steering Committee Front (l-r): Kris Loostrom, Lisa Jorgenson, Will Rahjes, Anne Anderson, Karl Randecker, Becky Jobman, Ross Ristine Back (l-r): Joe Libal, Bruce Clymer, Travis Anderson, Mark Peyton, Verlin Janssen The Gothenburg Pony Express Foundation recently donated $55,000 to the Gothenburg Hospital Foundation to be used toward the community YMCA Building. “The Pony Express Foundation really...Read more
November 30, 2017
MICHELLE CHEW, DNP, JOINS TEAM AT GOTHENBURG HEALTH Gothenburg Health is pleased to announce the addition of Michelle Chew, DNP, to our team of Hometown Providers. Michelle will start practicing fulltime on February 1, 2018. Originally from Gothenburg, Michelle graduated from Gothenburg High School in 1985. She went on to get her diploma in nursing from Mary Lanning Memorial Hospital in Hastings and also cheered at Hastings College while in nursing school. After graduating, Michelle moved to Denver and began working at Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Hospital in the ICU. Michelle went on to receive...Read more
November 21, 2017
Dr. Shaw’s Tips for Healthy Eating this Holiday Season Dr. Garrett Shaw is a Family Practice provider at Gothenburg Health. The holiday season is an important time of year to spend with family and friends. For many, it can also be a time for over-eating and weight gain. By focusing on a healthy balance of food, activity, and fun, the holiday's don't have to mean weight gain for you. Here are some simple tips to help you stay healthy this holiday season. Be realistic. Don’t try to lose weight during the holidays, focus on maintaining your current weight instead. Portion control. You can still...Read more
November 21, 2017
1st Saturday of the Month: Childbirth, Newborn Cares, and Lactation Support Group at Gothenburg Health Having a new baby is such a special time in our lives, but it can also be an anxious time. Gothenburg Health would like to come alongside you and help you prepare for this new bundle of joy! Dr. Anna Dalrymple, Ann Scott, APRN, and Jena Ziemba, RN-BSN, are offering classes to support you during this exciting time. Please join us to learn essential tools about the birthing experience and what to expect after you get home with your new little one. Classes are FREE! Please register by calling...Read more
November 14, 2017
National Nurse Practitioner Week 2017 is being celebrated November 12-18. Did you know that nurse practitioners offer 234,000 solutions to strengthening health care for America? NPs are the health care providers of choice for millions of Americans each year, thanks to the high-quality, patient-centered primary, acute and specialty care they provide. NPs order, perform and interpret diagnostic tests and can prescribe medication and other treatments. Learn more about NPs and the services they provide at http://aanp.org. Gothenburg Health is thankful to have nurse practitioner, Ann Scott,...Read more

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