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NRCHS agency nearing split

December 14, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON After 34 years, the Nobles-Rock Community Health Services board met for the final time Wednesday afternoon in Worthington, shoring up some final details as the two counties move toward their Dec. 31 split and dissolution of the joint powers agreement. Continue Reading

Worthington HRA establishes smoke-free date

December 9, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

Fifty HRAs across state have already made similar transitions
WORTHINGTON In recent months, Nobles-Rock Community Health Services health educator Paula Bloemendaal has worked closely with Worthington Housing and Redevelopment Authority (HRA) staff to develop a smoke-free policy for all HRA properties in Worthington.
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NRCHS dissolution process inches forward

November 9, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON With just one more scheduled meeting of the Nobles-Rock Community Health Services board before the end of the year, many loose ends remain in the process to separate the joint public health department of Nobles and Rock counties. Continue Reading

Frustrations mount in NRCHS agency

September 14, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

LUVERNE As Nobles-Rock Community Health Services (NRCHS) continues to move closer to an agency split at the end of this year, the tension among employees continues to increase as few answers are offered about the future of the agency in Nobles County. Continue Reading

NRCHS addresses possible state shutdown

June 28, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON As state leaders continue their closed-door budget discussions, Nobles-Rock Community Health Services board members met Tuesday afternoon to discuss contingency plans in the event of a statewide government shutdown on July 1. Continue Reading

Editorial: Split gets messier yet

May 18, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

The dissolution of the Nobles-Rock Community Health Services agency wasn’t going to be simple to begin with. Continue Reading

NRCHS faces more obstacles

April 13, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

Sanitarian position, union petition discussed at meeting
WORTHINGTON The absence of a registered sanitarian for Nobles-Rock Community Health Services led to considerable discussion at the agency’s board meeting on Wednesday. Continue Reading

NRCHS sees another resignation

March 7, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

Sanitarian to leave agency March 18
WORTHINGTON When Nobles-Rock Community Health Services meets on Wednesday, it will formally accept the resignation of sanitarian Jason Kloss Continue Reading

NRCHS has free radon kits available

January 11, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON In conjunction with Radon Action Month, Nobles-Rock Community Health Services is offering free radon testing kits to homeowners while supplies last. The kits may be picked up at the NRCHS office, located on the third floor of the Nobles County Government Center in downtown Worthington. Continue Reading

Rock, Nobles split shows ramifications

December 15, 2010 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON In his final meeting as Nobles-Rock Community Health Services administrator, Brad Meyer provided several letters of termination during the NRCHS board meeting Wednesday afternoon in Worthington. Among them was a contract between NRCHS and Sanford Health Visiting Nurses Association, with which the county had an agreement for administrative services for the past four years Meyer served the agency. Continue Reading