Recent News


In recognition of Independence Day, the Health Department's office will be closed at noon on Friday, July 1 and on Monday, July 4.


In recognition of Juneteenth, the Health Department's office will be closed on Monday, June 20, 2022.


In recognition of Memorial Day, the Health Department's office will be closed on Monday, May 30, 2022.


The Sarpy/Cass Health Department has partnered with Douglas County Health Department and Pottawattamie County Public Health to create a Metro Region Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP).  The CHIP report, released in April 2021, outlined a commitment to improve mental health across the region.  An update to the CHIP was released in March 2022, which shared new information and celebrate the progress the region has made towards the priorities.  View the Metro Region Community Health I


The Nebraska Department of Health & Human Services has launched an at-home testing initiative with the goal of using fast, free, and convenient testing to control the spread of COVID-19.  Find a location to pick up the test kits at


Childcare Center COVID-19 Positive Case Reporting

Per the request of the DHHS childcare licensing office, the Health Department needs to keep track of the number of active COVID-19 cases at a daycare at any given time. A childcare representative needs to complete a brief survey for each individual positive case. It should take no longer than one to two minutes.

Childcare COVID-19 Survey


During the week of January 17, 2022, the Federal Government launched, the website for Americans to order free COVID test kits.  Each household can request four at-home COVID-19 tests, with orders expected to ship at the end of January.