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Who We Are

The East Central District Health Department (ECDHD) is a state-approved district health department that provides public health services to its four-county service area of Boone, Colfax, Nance and Platte counties in Nebraska. 


ECDHD is governed by a board of directors that meet once every other month.  The by-laws state that "The Board of Health shall initially consist of and at all times shall contain at least the following Board Members: one member of the Colfax County Board; one member of the Boone County Board; one member of the Platte County Board; one member of the Nance County Board; at least one physician; at least one dentist; one or more public spirited men or women interested in health of the community from Boone, Colfax, Nance, and Platte counties."

President:  Wendy Ramaekers

Vice President:  Mary Staub

Secretary:  Connie Peters

Terry Wendt

Ralph Horacek

Fred Liss

John Lindgren

Larry Temme

Lynton Cattau

Dr. Robert Miller

Ed Wemhoff