Nebraska DHHS COVID-19 Information Line is open 8am-8pm 7 days a week: 402-552-6645

Omaha Metro Area COVID-19 Information Line is open 8:30am-4pm 7 days a week: 402-444-3400

For the most up-to-date information on Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19), please click here.

COVID-19 Event and Gathering Safety Plan
During the COVID-19 response, local health departments are working with businesses and private individuals to develop event safety plans. The goal of the COVID-19 Event and Gathering Safety Plan is to limit the spread of the coronavirus and keep workers and attendees safe at gatherings, events and venues.

This electronic form will help you write your own event safety plan. Please complete this form, providing detailed descriptions where appropriate. When you submit the form, you can also save a copy of your completed event safety plan. Sarpy/Cass Health Department will review your plan and get back to you to confirm that it is approved or to suggest changes.  

Before starting to complete this form, you may want to download and review the Event Safety Alliance Reopening Guide developed by the Event Safety Alliance. This guide will help you consider what steps you will need to take to host safe and successful gatherings or events. Other resources that you may find helpful include CDC's Considerations for Restaurants and Bars and the COVID-19 Nebraska Guidance Documents. These sites are updated regularly. 


Current COVID-19 Case Count in Sarpy and Cass Counties as of 1:00 pm on July 4, 2020:

Sarpy County

Tests 17,311
Positive Cases 1,214
        Travel 17
  Community Acquired 386
  Close Contact 724
  Unknown 87
Recoveries 938
Deaths 7


Cass County

Tests 2,191
Positive Cases 66
        Travel 3
  Community Acquired 26
  Close Contact 35
  Unknown 2
Recoveries 57
Deaths 2


COVID-19 Dashboard - Sarpy and Cass County

COVID-19 Dashboard for Sarpy and Cass County


COVID-19 GIS Hub - Nebraska Resources

COVID-19 GIS Resources in Nebraska



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Our Vision

The highest quality of life for all Sarpy and Cass County residents

Our Mission

To improve the lives of all Sarpy and Cass County residents through prevention, promotion, and protection of the public's health

Our Organizational Values

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  • Empowerment
  • Excellence
  • Integrity
  • Respect

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Recent News

Sarpy/Cass Health Department confirms second COVID-19-related death in Cass County.  Read the media release here.

Changes to the Directed Health Measures affecting Sarpy and Cass County will take effect on June 22, 2020.  Following is an outline of those changes.  ...

The Sarpy/Cass Health Department confirms the seventh COVID-19 related death in Sarpy County, and the eighth overall in the jurisdiction. ...

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Veterans Outreach

The Department’s veterans outreach program, VetSET, is a rural veteran coordination project funded through a grant from the Veterans Affairs Office of Rural Health to the Nebraska Association of Local Health Directors. The goal of the program is to support veterans and their families who reside in rural or underserved areas.

The program assists local veterans by connecting them to resources such as fitness coaches, exercise routines, and community agencies offering financial assistance.

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Safe Kids

Safe Kids Sarpy/Cass

Safe Kids Sarpy/Cass is dedicated to educating families about childhood safety and injury prevention.  The program offers no-cost child passenger safety seat inspections and safety presentations to parent groups, elementary schools, daycare centers, and camp groups.

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Active Aging

The Active Aging program serves seniors in both Sarpy and Cass Counties with the goal of helping them remain safe and in their homes for as long as possible.  The program focuses on chronic disease prevention, nutrition, and physical activity.  Department nurses offer low-cost foot care and blood pressure screening, home visitations, and educational presentations.

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Maternal and Child Health

The Department's Sharing and Caring program offers a variety of maternal and child health services to our community.  Goals of the program are to promote healthy families, empower parents through education and support, improve breastfeeding success, and develop community connections.  Department nurses provide education and support on a variety of pregnancy and parenting-related topics.

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Emergency Preparedness

The Emergency Preparedness program is responsible for identifying all risks that could impact the public health of our communities. We create, maintain, and practice emergency response plans designed specifically to address the potential disasters. Department staff work closely with many local and federal agencies to help insure the continued well-being of the residents should we face a disaster.

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Environmental Health

The Environmental Health program controls environmental hazards and preserves and improves environmental factors for the achievement of optimum health, safety, comfort, and well-being.

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