Fairbury doctor no longer employed at JCH&L

FAIRBURY, NE — A southeast Nebraska hospital is cutting ties with a local doctor.

Jefferson Community Health and Life in Fairbury announced Monday that it no longer employs Dr. Rick Blatny Jr. A news release says the matter is a personnel issue and no more details will be released.

Fairbury Clinic staff will be contacting Blatny’s patients to reschedule existing appointments. Appointments will be available with Craig Shumard, MD; Rebecca Stroklund, DO; Brett Wergin MD; Jessica Borrenpohl, PA-C; Megan Knutson, APRN; or Kensly Williams, PA-C.

JCH&L says it will continue to work to recruit new doctors.