Valley County Health System has elected to become a Community Partner with the NE Department of Health & Human Services program, ACCESSNebraska.
ACCESSNebraska is the quick, easy way to find and apply online for Nebraska public assistance benefits. Now there is no need to go to a DHHS office or wait in line. Individuals can self-screen and apply online for many Nebraska public assistance benefit programs.
ACCESSNebraska can be accessed on any computer with Internet access-at home, at the library, at many community agencies such as senior centers, community action agencies, and at many Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) offices. To access the site, click here.
VCHS is one of the local organizations that provides online registration assistance to our patients and the general public by appointment. For more information or to schedule an appointment, contact Kim Koch at 728.4316.
Gold Star Award
Mary is always willing to help where ever needed. She is always smiling and makes everyone feel welcomed. Mary takes time out of busy work day to lend a hand to Co-Associates and patients.
Mary noticed that a couple was having quite a time getting to acute care to visit a patient. They sat for a while admiring the beautiful scenery and after a moment of catching their breath the gentleman asked Mary if they could borrow a wheel chair. Mary being Mary responded "Wait here for one minute." She re-appeared with a wheel chair and wheeled the visiting lady to the room of the patient that they were here to visit. Her husband walking beside his wife as they journeyed down the hall. Happy conversation, smiles and laughter took the place of a difficult journey.
Mary showed, compassion, ownership, respect, integrity and most of all shared a great moment of trust with the visiting couple. People taking care of people, that's why we all are here! Mary you are a Gold Shining Star!