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Douglass Haas 2022 AANP State Award for Excellence Recipient

The prestigious American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) State Award for Excellence, comprised of two separate awards, is granted annually to deserving nurse practitioners (NPs) and NP advocates. The Advocate State Award for Excellence is given to an individual in each state who has made a significant contribution toward increasing awareness and recognition of NPs. NPs are also eligible for the advocate award for non-clinical practice initiatives related to leadership, precepting, policy, politics, research, education, or community affairs. Dr. Douglass Haas, DNP,

2022 New Years Baby

We are so excited to announce that the first baby of the year was born at Lexington Regional Health Center on January 4, 2022! Welcome to the world William Creed Coons, born at 1:36pm. Congratulations to the Coons family!

Maria Reyes awarded Community Health Worker Making a Difference Award

DHHS Program Manager Kathy Karsting awarded Maria Reyes, a Community Health Worker at the Lexington Regional Health Center with the “CHW Making a Difference Award” on Tuesday, December 7. When nominating Maria, her colleagues wrote about her knowledge of the region and her commitment and service to the Lexington community. They also spoke of her selfless service during the height of the pandemic where she translated for patients, families, and their caregivers over the phone, even during the middle of the

Pediatric COVID-19 Vaccinations

Lexington Regional Health Center will be having another COVID-19 vaccination clinic for all children ages 5 to 11 years old on Sunday, November 28th from 3:00-4:00pm. Pfizer was recently granted Emergency Use Authorization of their pediatric dosage COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5 to 11 years old. The dosage for this age group is 10 mcg versus a 30 mcg dosage for ages 12 and older, including adults. This dose is 1/3 of the dose authorized under Emergency Use for

COVID-19 VACCINATIONS

Lexington Regional Health Center is winding down their large first and second COVID-19 vaccination clinics. If anyone is interested in getting their first COVID-19 vaccine, they will need to do so during the month of October. As of November 1, 2021 there will no longer be any large first dose COVID-19 vaccine clinics at Lexington Regional Health Center. All second doses will be given during the month of November. As of December 1, 2021 there will no longer be any large

Best Places to Work in Healthcare in 2021

Lexington Regional Health Center has been selected by Modern Healthcare as one of the 2021 Best Places to Work in Healthcare. The complete list of this year’s winner rankings is available at ModernHealthcare.com/bestplacestowork. “It is with great pleasure and honor that I report that we were, once again, a Modern Healthcare’s Best Places to Work award recipient. I want to take a moment to recognize the greatest asset, the people that make up the Lexington Regional Health Care team”, said Leslie

New Year’s Baby 2021

Lexington Regional Health Center’s first baby of 2021 waas Zakir Ahmed Hussein. He was born 1/1/2021 at 12:25am to parents Fatuma Salal and Ahmed Issack. Zakir was welcomed home by two older siblings. Dr. Kyle Klammer was the delivering doctor. 

COVID-19 Vaccine

Lexington Regional Health Center received 200 doses of the COVID-19 Moderna vaccine on the week of 12/21/2020. We are following the State of Nebraska and Two Rivers Public Health Departments Plan outlining their recommendations as to who should receive the vaccine in Phase 1A of vaccine distribution. That includes our front line staff of providers, nursing, respiratory, radiology departments etc. We are very excited to do our part to further protect our staff, community, patients we serve in gaining control

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