Recent News

01/04/21

The Sarpy/Cass Health Department is collaborating with State and local partners to equitably distribute the COVID-19 vaccine in a way that provides the most protection for Nebraskans as quickly as possible. Currently, only those populations in Phase 1A (Tiers 1 and 2) are being vaccinated.  It is anticipated to take several weeks to complete vaccination of Phase 1A populations.

For more information about the vaccine, visit the COVID-19 Vaccine webpage.

12/28/20

The COVID-19 vaccine is not yet available to the general public in Nebraska. The CDC has not announced a date, but it's expected to be spring before sufficient supplies are available to begin mass vaccination.

12/24/20

The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services has revised the current Directed Health Measures covering Sarpy and Cass Counties.  The new DHM's will be in effect through January 31, 2020.  View the updated DHM here.

12/24/20

The Department's office in Papillion will be closed on December 24 and 25, 2020.

12/3/20

The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services has revised the current Directed Health Measures covering Sarpy and Cass Counties.  The new DHM's will be in effect through December 31, 2020.  Read the full DHM's here.

11/25/20

The Health Department's office will be closed on November 26 and 27 in recognition of Thanksgiving Day.

11/11/20

In recognition of Veteran's Day, the Health Department's office will be closed on Wednesday, November 11,2020.

11/10/20

Effective November 11, 2020, new Directed Health Measures to curb the spread of COVID-19 are in effect statewide until at least November 30. The overall goal of the new DHM’s is to minimize in-person interaction (which is the main means of transmission of COVID-19) by ensuring that members of the public do not gather in large numbers, in close proximity to each other, or in enclosed spaces. 

The full DHM’s can be found at http://dhhs.ne.gov/Documents/SCHD-DHM-November9.pdf