Recent News


The Department's office in Papillion will be closed on Monday, February 15, 2021, in observance of President's Day.


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.


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.