Environmental Health

Mercury Bucket Program
The Health Department collects mercury thermometers for proper disposal. Please bring thermometers to the Department office Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

The Health Department can assist residents with nuisance-related issues. However, inspections and enforcement are determined by the local code enforcement departments.

Radon Program
Nebraska Licensed Radon Measurement Businesses
Nebraska Licensed Radon Mitigation Businesses

For video instructions on how to set a short term radon gas test kit obtained from the Health Department, visit the manufacturers webpage.

Recycling Education
Free in-class recycling education programs are available to preschools and early elementary school classes in Sarpy and Cass counties. Story time, games, and hands-on activities are tailored to each schools' needs and allowed time.

Swimming Pool and Spa Inspections
The Health Department conducts inspections of some public swimming pools and spas in Sarpy and Cass counties. The Nebraska Department of Health & Human Services Swimming Pool Program is responsible for all of the licensing of swimming pools in Sarpy and Cass counties. For private swimming pool questions, contact your local city or county code enforcement department.

West Nile Virus Monitoring and Mosquito Abatement
The Health Department conducts West Nile Virus activities from June through October each year. Dead bird collection, mosquito trapping, and mosquito larvae sampling are conducted during that time. Free mosquito repellent and educational materials are available throughout the year.


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Environmental Health Contact Information
Jenny Steventon
Environmental Health Coordinator
402-339-4334 x 6969






Enforcement Activities:


The following Environmental Health services are conducted by agencies other than the Sarpy/Cass Health Department:

Food/Restaurant Licensing and Inspections
Nebraska Department of Agriculture, Food Division

Food Safety Training and Certification

Drinking Water Sampling
DHHS Public Health Laboratory

Swimming Pool and Spa Licensing
DHHS Swimming Pool Program

Lead Testing
Nebraska Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program

Body Art, Nail Technology, and Cosmetology Licensing and Inspections
DHHS Consumer Services Program