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National Rural Health Day 2018

Thursday, November 15, 2018

The National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health sets aside the third Thursday of every November to celebrate National Rural Health Day. National Rural Health Day is an opportunity to "Celebrare the Power of Rural." Cozad Community Health System currenlty employs 155 people that live in and around the Cozad area. In our rural community we are priviledged to have six Providers serving the healthcare needs of all people in our area. Our Providers offer full-spectrum Family Medicine including prenatal and postnatal obstetrical care. 

Our Providers




Cozad Community Health System has five facilities located around the town of Cozad. 

  • Cozad Community Medical Clinic
  • Cozad Community Hospital
  • Cozad Community Physical Therapy
  • Central Plains Home Health and Hospice
  • Meadowlark Pointe
Cozad Community Medical Clinic
Cozad Community Medical ClinicServices available at Cozad Community Medical Clinic:
  • Full-Spectrum Family Medicine
  • Routine Health Care Maintenance
  • Well Baby Checks
  • Minor Surgical Procedures
  • OB / Prenatal Care
  • Health Care Examinations
  • Diagnostic and Therapeutic Services
  • Basic Laboratory Services
  • School and Sports Physicals
  • High Blood Pressure and Cholesterol Care
  • Diabetes and Asthma Care
  • On-Site X-Ray
  • On-Site Electrocardiogram
  • Immunizations

Cozad Community Hospital

Cozad Community HospitalCozad Community Hospital is committed to providing caring, personal healthcare services. Here is an overview of the services our rural community hospital provides. 

Services available at Cozad Community Hospital:
  • Laboratory
  • General X-Ray and Fluoroscopy 
  • Teleradiography
  • MRI
  • CT Scanner
  • Ultrasound
  • Mammography
  • Nuclear Medicine
  • Bone Densitometry
  • Needle Localization
  • Respiratory Care
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Cardiopulmonary Therapy
  • Surgery

Our Hospital has an Outreach Clinic where visiting Specialists come on a scheduled bases. We currently have over 20 visiting Specialists that come to our hospital to do surgeries, tests and more right here in Cozad! The Operating Room in our Hospital has been under construction since beginning of October. The OR renovation will be done the beginning of December.

Cozad Community Physical Therapy

Cozad Community Physical TherapyAs a part of Cozad Community Hospital, Cozad Community Physical Therapy provides physical therapy, speech therapy, occupational therapy, massage therapy, athletic training and wound care services to people of our rural community. We have six Physical Therapists, an Occupational Therapist and a Massage Therapist who is also our Athletic Trainer. We also have four Wound Care Certified Specialists in our Wound Care Clinic, part of Cozad Community Hospital. Wound care services are provided through physical therapy department as well as our through our home health agency, Central Plains Home Health and Hospice. 


Central Plains Home Health and Hospice

Central Plains Home Health and HospiceCentral Plains Home Health and Hospice covers five counties, employing nurses and aides who make over 7,000 home visits each year. Central Plains Home Health and Hospice assists patients to remain safe in their homes, bringing healthcare services right to them.

Services are available in the following areas:
  • Dawson County
  • Gosper County
  • Lincoln County
  • Frontier County
  • Southern Custer County

Meadowlark Pointe

Meadowlark PointeMeadowlark Pointe, is our assisted living located on the northwest side of Cozad, it currently has 24 rooms. Come January the size will officially be doubled. In progress is an addition of 26 rooms. Of those 26 rooms, 12 will be assisted and 14 will be memory care. Along with adding rooms, there will be a new Chapel and an enlarged commercial kitchen. This addition will not only create more rooms, but will also create more jobs for our community as we continue to grow. There is a growing need for memory care in not only Cozad, but in the area. Numbers for memory care needs are expected to double by 2050. This addition will allow Cozad to meet the needs of the poplulation. 

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Since 1903, we've held a steadfast commitment to providing the region's highest-quality healthcare. Today, our team can answer your family's healthcare and wellness needs through a range of hospital, clinical and physical therapy services. We perform tests. We take X-rays. Give shots. Deliver babies. Consult on surgical procedures. And we do so much more, all backed by expertise, compassion, and a commitment to treat you like family. We are proud to be serving the rural community of Cozad, NE! 









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