Health Department




202 W. Fairfield
Clay Center, NE 68933


Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services

CDC Travelers health

South Heartland District Health Department


Donna Jensen RN

Health Director

Denise Carroll

Office Manager

Sara Marshall

Staff Nurse

Home Health: 

  • Skilled nursing and aide visits under physician direction
  • Nominal fee for service for Clay County Health Department patients
  • Branch Office Mary Lanning Home Health and Hospice for those who qualify for Medicare/Medicaid/Insurance
  • Assistance to find needed resources

Services include:

  • Treatments
  • Bathing
  • Health teaching
  • Medication set-up
  • Homemaker services (limited)

Special Clinics

Flu Vaccination

  • Flu clinics held in October
  • Clinics held in surrounding Clay County community centers and businesses
  • Out of pocket cost, Blue Cross or Medicare accepted

Foot care

  • Community Clinics held monthly $10
    • Edgar: 8:30-10:30 at the Leisure village Community room, on the last Tuesday each month.
    • Sutton: 8:30-10:30 at the Community Center, on the 4th Thursday each month.
    • Clay Center: 8:30-10:30 at the Health Department on the 4th Friday each month.
  • In Office Private Foot care $15
    • By appointment only

Equipment Checkout (No cost): Commodes, walkers, bath chairs, etc.

Education Programs: Free for any age group or organization, by request.



Pediatric Vaccines

Children Clinics: 3rd Tuesday every month, 3-6 PM; no appointment necessary
Qualification for the Vaccines for Children Program:

  • Ages 6 weeks through 18 years
  • Medicaid
  • Uninsured or under insured (insurance doesn’t cover cost of vaccine)
  • American Indian or Alaskan Native

Adult vaccinations by appointment

Adult Immunization Program (Tdap and Flu only)

  • Uninsured
  • Underinsured
  • Medicaid
  • American Indian or Alaskan Native

Non-program Vaccines (hepA, hepB, Tdap, shingrix, typhoid*, Rabies*)
*special order only

  • Out of pocket cost
  • Blue Cross insurance
  • Medicare D (for Shingrix)

Covid-19 Vaccines
Clinics held on Wednesdays and Fridays per appointment

  • Pfizer Covid-19 Vaccine available for ages 5 and up
  • Moderna Covid -19 vaccine available for 18yr and older
  • Primary series and booster doses available
  • No cost
  • Call for more information or to schedule an appointment

In home vaccine administration is available to individuals with disabilities who are homebound or would have a difficult time accessing the health dept.