Mercury Bucket Program
The Health Department collects mercury thermometers for proper disposal. Please bring thermometers to the Department office Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
The Health Department can assist residents with nuisance-related issues. However, inspections and enforcement are determined by the local code enforcement departments.
The Health Department is offering free short term radon gas testing kits to homeowners who reside in Sarpy or Cass counties. Quantities are limited and are available only while supplies last. Kits can be obtained at the Department's office in Papillion, Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Free in-class recycling education programs are available to preschools and early elementary school classes in Sarpy and Cass counties. Story time, games, and hands-on activities are tailored to each schools' needs and allowed time.
Swimming Pool and Spa Inspections
The Health Department conducts inspections of some public swimming pools and spas in Sarpy and Cass counties. The Nebraska Department of Health & Human Services Swimming Pool Program is responsible for all of the licensing of swimming pools in Sarpy and Cass counties. For private swimming pool questions, contact your local city or county code enforcement department.
West Nile Virus Monitoring and Mosquito Abatement
The Health Department conducts West Nile Virus activities from June through October each year. Dead bird collection, mosquito trapping, and mosquito larvae sampling are conducted during that time. Free mosquito repellent and educational materials are available throughout the year.
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|Environmental Health Contact Information|
Environmental Health Coordinator
402-339-4334 x 6969
The following Environmental Health services are conducted by agencies other than the Sarpy/Cass Health Department:
Food/Restaurant Licensing and Inspections
Nebraska Department of Agriculture, Food Division
Drinking Water Sampling
DHHS Public Health Laboratory
Swimming Pool and Spa Licensing
DHHS Swimming Pool Program
Nebraska Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program
Body Art, Nail Technology, and Cosmetology Licensing and Inspections
DHHS Consumer Services Program