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What are we all about?

Buffalo County Community Partners, is a county-wide effort located in central Nebraska. Buffalo County Community Partners was one of the first projects of its kind in Nebraska. Community Partners has data assessments or surveys done each year to monitor the health status of the community. They take the results and share them with the community. Community members create coalitions to address the problems and unite resource to create change.

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What are we trying to do?

Our mission is to assess, promote, and strengthen the health of Buffalo County.

Our vision is that everyone from all corners of Buffalo County work together to improve the quality of life of those who live in and work in this community.

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Buffalo County 2020

In 2011, Community Partners focused its efforts in developing the current 5 Strategic Directions for the 2020 Vision: Active Living & Healthy Eating, Eliminate Health Disparities, High Impact Prevention Services, Healthy Homes & Sustainable Communities, and Injury-Free Living. Community Partners emphasizes the need to ELEVATE health issues in Buffalo County, ENGAGE Buffalo County residents in accountability to health, EMPOWER residents in creating positive change in their communities, and EVALUATE progress toward building a healthier Buffalo County.

Annual reports to the community

Panel of Youth Voice Opinions

The Unconnected Youth Group is a group of concerned community members who began looking at data and having conversations this summer facilitated by...

Community Laptop Recycle Drive

The Buffalo County Community Response Team is collaborating with Motherboard, a technology company out of Omaha, to host a laptop recycle drive. The...

Medication Lockbox Available to Community

Medication and gunlocks are available to community members at Richard Young Hospital. The BCCP Suicide Prevention and Opioid Taskforce joined to bring these resources to the community. Reducing access to lethal means can help save lives.

La vida es dura

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HealthyMINDs Chat: Coping with COVID Fatigue

The Kearney area has mental wellness on the brain. The HealthyMINDS coalition of Buffalo County Community Partners has been meeting weekly during...

Buffalo County Community Response Team Collaborates to Help Community

Buffalo County Community Response Team, is a collaborative built on Buffalo County Community Partners collective impact backbone, formed during the...

Funds Secured to Create “App” for Local Needs

Michelle Warren, Associate Professor of Spanish at UNK, has been part of our Bilingual Community Connectors meetings. This group has been meeting...

Medication Lock Boxes Available

The Opioid taskforce and Suicide prevention taskforce collaborated to make medication lockboxes and firearm locks available to the community. You...

Funds Recieved for Suicide Prevention

Neli Morales, BCCP’s Behavioral Health Assistant, was recently awarded a Union Pacific grant for work insuicide prevention. Neli is a recent UNK...

USDA Contract To Local Vendor to Provide “Food Boxes”

The USDA program, Farm to Table Food Boxes, started mid-April to provide food for families effected by Covid-19 and also provide contracts for...

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For more information, or for any questions, please fill out the form below and one of our staff members will be in touch. 

1755 Prairie View Place, Kearney NE 68845
Mailing Address: Po Box 1466 Kearney NE 68848
Office: 308-865-2284
Email: info@bcchp.org

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