Announcing the Winnebago Health Foundation

The Winnebago Health Foundation was established in coordination by the Winnebago Comprehensive Healthcare System and Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska. The mission of the Winnebago health foundation is to build enduring relationships that maximize advocacy and philanthropy to support the health of the Winnebago community and the people we serve. The primary objectives of the Foundation include fundraising activities to help meet the ongoing financial challenges for healthcare and reduce health disparities within the Winnebago community, increase access to comprehensive, quality healthcare programs and services with the use of dedicated resources, lead change strategies that educate, create and sustain healthier communities, expand education opportunities within the community by providing educational scholarships and paid internships to those entering the health field, and develop training programs in partnership with health professional schools to expand opportunities to educate and mentor youth interested in obtaining health science degrees. The Foundation is seeking interested and qualified board members to support the work of the foundation and provide leadership and strategic governance. More information can be found here. The application to apply for the Board of Directors can be downloaded here. 

CALENDAR
Want to know what’s going on with Winnebago Public Health Department? Click on the highlighted dates below to view the day’s events.

Welcome to the Winnebago Public Health Department

The Winnebago Public Health Department is a division of the Winnebago Comprehensive Healthcare System, operated by the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska. We invite you to learn more about how the Winnebago Public Health Department works hard every day to improve the health and wellness of all our community members.

Our Mission

The Winnebago Public Health Department strives to create and maintain a healthy community. We achieve this by providing the ten essential public health services.

  1. Assess and monitor population health status, factors that influence health, and community needs and assets.
  2. Investigate, diagnose, and address health problems and hazards affecting the population.
  3. Communicate effectively to inform and educate people about health, factors that influence it, and how to improve it.
  4. Strengthen, support, and mobilize communities and partnerships to improve health.
  5. Create, champion, and implement policies, plans, and laws that impact health.
  6. Utilize legal and regulatory actions designed to improve and protect the public’s health.
  7. Assure an effective system that enables equitable access to the individual services and care needed to be healthy.
  8. Build and support a diverse and skilled public health workforce.
  9. Improve and innovate public health functions through ongoing evaluation, research, and continuous quality improvement.
  10. Build and maintain a strong organizational infrastructure for public health.
https://winnebagopublichealth.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/Essential-Public-Health-Graphic.png

Our Vision

The Winnebago Public Health Department will proactively and proudly serve the evolving the needs of our community. Our staff members will take pride in their work, model healthy behaviors, provide cultural centered appropriate services and excellent internal and external customer service.

Our Values

Respect, Cultural Sensitivity, Confidentiality, and Professionalism.

Welcome to the Winnebago Public Health Department

We provide a wide range of services to benefit the Winnebago community for both physical and mental health, social services and community safety.  We are visible, engaged and patient centered because many of our staff also live in our community.

The Winnebago Public Health Department strives to create and maintain a healthy community. We achieve this by providing the ten essential public health services.

  1. Assess and monitor population health status, factors that influence health, and community needs and assets.
  2. Investigate, diagnose, and address health problems and hazards affecting the population.
  3. Communicate effectively to inform and educate people about health, factors that influence it, and how to improve it.
  4. Strengthen, support, and mobilize communities and partnerships to improve health.
  5. Create, champion, and implement policies, plans, and laws that impact health.
  6. Utilize legal and regulatory actions designed to improve and protect the public’s health.
  7. Assure an effective system that enables equitable access to the individual services and care needed to be healthy.
  8. Build and support a diverse and skilled public health workforce.
  9. Improve and innovate public health functions through ongoing evaluation, research, and continuous quality improvement.
  10. Build and maintain a strong organizational infrastructure for public health.
https://winnebagopublichealth.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/Essential-Public-Health-Graphic.png
CALENDAR
Want to know what’s going on with Winnebago Public Health Department? Click on the highlighted dates below to view the day’s events.

Subscribe to our email list for the latest health information and updates from WCHS!!

* indicates required
/ ( mm / dd )
https://winnebagopublichealth.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/Health-Department-Logo_final.png

225 S. Bluff Street
P.O. Box C
Winnebago, NE 68071
402-878-2294

A Division of Winnebago Comprehensive Healthcare System

https://winnebagopublichealth.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/whirlingthunderhealthdepartment_SM-2-640x64.png

225
S. Bluff Street  |  P.O. Box C  |  Winnebago, NE 68071

402-878-2294

A Division of Winnebago Comprehensive Healthcare System