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  • Health Promotion & Outreach Division

    Agency: Lincoln Lancaster County Health Department

    Assists individuals of all cultures to assume responsibility for their own health through education and outreach services. The Division responds to public information needs or issues related to health and safety, and works collaboratively with other community entities to formulate responses to issues which impact public health. Major program areas ...


  • Adult Health Services

    Agency: Lincoln Lancaster County Health Department

    Provides needed vaccines, laboratory tests, and nursing services to assist adults in college, trade school, or job entry.


  • Presumptive Eligibility for Medicaid for Pregnant Women

    Agency: Lincoln Lancaster County Health Department

    Designed to provide immediate, temporary coverage of ambulatory prenatal care services to pregnant women while their eligibility for full Medicaid benefits is determined.  Clients must follow through with the process to determine if they are eligible for full Medicaid benefits.  Women must be pregnant, a Nebraska resident, and meet income guideline...


  • Public Informatics and Planning

    Agency: Lincoln Lancaster County Health Department

    Promotes environmental and personal health through health promotion, disease detection, disease prevention, education and regulation.  In cooperation with community resources, assists the community and the citizens to assume responsibility for their individual health and the health of the community. This is accomplished through assessment of the he...


  • Air Quality Program

    Agency: Lincoln Lancaster County Health Department

    Ambient Air Quality provides continuous monitoring of Carbon Monoxide (CO), seasonal monitoring of Ozone, and periodical testing for particulate matter (PM2.5) levels in Lincoln and Lancaster County, as required by federal law to assure that air pollution levels do not exceed health-based standards.Indoor Air Quality and Occupational Health assesse...


  • Food Safety Program

    Agency: Lincoln Lancaster County Health Department

    Inspections of all restaurants, food stores, processors and warehouses regarding sanitation, hygiene and food protection. Technical assistance is provided, including the review of plans for new establishments to insure proper equipment and construction, and the Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) review of food preparation.  Complaints a...


  • Dental Care

    Agency: Lincoln Lancaster County Health Department

    Dental care - emergency, routine and preventive - for low-income children and adults without dental insurance and for children and adults covered through Medicaid.School and community based screening and referral services and dental health presentations.


  • Animal Control Division

    Agency: Lincoln Lancaster County Health Department

    Licensing of animals.Lost and found reporting.Investigates bites and attacks caused by aggressive animals, rabies, cruelty and neglect reports.Picks up stray, injured, dead and unlicensed animals, as well as wildlife removal and assistance.Spaying/neutering grant is limited to City of Lincoln residents with an income of 185% below poverty.Education...


  • Environmental Public Health Division

    Agency: Lincoln Lancaster County Health Department

    Assists Lancaster County citizens to minimize health risks posed by the environment. Provides public information, technical assistance to businesses, pollution prevention, toxicity reduction, inspection and response to health-related complaints regarding food establishments, grocery stores, private water supplies, on-site wastewater treatment syste...


  • Healthy Families America Home Visitation Services

    Agency: Lincoln Lancaster County Health Department

    Cooperative project with local physicians and other health care agencies in which public health nurses and outreach workers provide in-home health assessment, teaching, breastfeeding information, and support for optimal parent-child interaction from early pregnancy through early childhood for low-income, at-risk women and children.  Staff members c...


  • Certified Application Counselors

    Agency: Lincoln Lancaster County Health Department

    Help consumers prepare electronic and paper applications to establish eligibility to enroll in coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplaces and potentially qualify for an insurance affordability program.  Counselors are trained and certified to help individuals understand health coverage options and enroll in a plan.


  • Child Care Health Program

    Agency: Lincoln Lancaster County Health Department

    Health and safety inspections of child care centers.Investigates complaints regarding health or sanitation issues in child care centers.Health and safety trainings to child care staff and provides child care health consultation services to local child care centers.


  • Waste Management Program

    Agency: Lincoln Lancaster County Health Department

    Household Hazardous Waste promotes pollution prevention and the proper use, handling, storage and disposal of hazardous household materials. Provides education on alternatives to hazardous chemicals and encourages residents to properly use products already on hand. Collection events are held each month March - November, offering residents a place t...


  • Sexual Health Clinic

    Agency: Lincoln Lancaster County Health Department

    Diagnosis, treatment, follow-up, and education for persons with known or suspected sexually transmitted infections within Lancaster County.  Services include screening for sexually transmitted infections including HIV, treatment for persons diagnosed with sexually transmitted infections and their contacts, follow-up on diagnosed patients and their ...


  • Women, Infants, Children (WIC)

    Agency: Lincoln Lancaster County Health Department

    Provides vouchers to purchase nutritious foods; nutrition, breastfeeding, health education and referrals for women, infants and children with a medical need.  Services are available for women who are pregnant, breastfeeding or have just given birth, and infants and children up to 5 years of age who meet the program requirements.


  • Vaccine Clinic and Refugee Health Clinic

    Agency: Lincoln Lancaster County Health Department

    Immunization administration and immunization education are provided by appointment.Refugee Assessment and Immunization Clinic provides the required medical assessment and vaccines to newly arrived refugees of all ages within the first 90 days of arrival in the United States.  Referrals to private medical providers for ongoing services are made.  Th...


  • Water Quality Services

    Agency: Lincoln Lancaster County Health Department

    Annual well permit required for all domestic wells inside the city limits.  As a part of the permit process, the well is inspected to assure compliance with applicable state and local construction standards.  In addition the well is tested for presence of coliform bacterial and nitrate contamination.  Technical assistance is provided to help correc...


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