Recent News

11/21/19

Health Alert:

A multistate Hepatitis A virus outbreak involves Nebraska, Indiana and Wisconsin and those ill all reported eating fresh blackberries purchased at Fresh Thyme Farmers Market between September 9 and September 30, 2019.

Federal, state and local public health authorities are providing the following information for individuals who purchased and/or consumed fresh blackberries from Fresh Thyme between September 9 – 30, 2019;

10/28/19

The Sarpy/Cass Health Department will be holding walk-in Influenza vaccine clinics on Thursday's from 9-11 am and 1-4 pm.  Call Monica at 402-537-6970 with questions.

10/15/19

On Saturday, October 19, 2019, the Changemaker Ignite Session will convene residents, funders, partners, organizations, businesses, and elected officials together to begin to shape a plan to form the first Regional Community Health Improvement Plan for Cass, Douglas, Pottawattamie and Sarpy Counties. Childcare and a light breakfast will be provided.

10/11/19

The Health Department's office in Papillion will be closed on Monday, October 14, 2019, in observance of Columbus Day.

9/27/19

SARPY/CASS BABY CAFE

Certified lactation staff and WIC Breastfeeding Peer Counselors at the Sarpy/Cass Health Department offer a weekly Baby Cafe at our office in Papillion.  This free resource for pregnant and breastfeeding mothers includes support from specifically-trained staff, opportunities to share experiences and make friends, and refreshments, comfortable seating, and open-forum discussions.  The Sarpy/Cass Baby Cafe also offers a fun play area for accompanying toddlers. 

09/10/19

The Sarpy/Cass Health Department confirms the first postive human case of West Nile virus in Sarpy County in 2019.  Read News Release for more information.

8/30/19

In recognition of Labor Day, the Health Department's office in Papillion will be closed on Monday, September 2, 2019.

8/20/19

The Nebraska Veteran and Family Task Force is seeking input from community members and organizations regarding local programming aimed at supporting the mental health and wellbeing of service members, veterans, and their families.  Please consider completing this valuable online survey to assist with identifying changes that need to happen to create long lasting impact. https://usf.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_3IehZOeVu3biC9v

7/26/19

The Sarpy/Cass Health Department has reported a confirmed case of rabies in a bat found in Sarpy County, the first animal this year to test positive for rabies in Sarpy or Cass County.  See press release here.