On behalf of the CDHD Board and Staff, welcome to our website. As you seek opportunities for improving your health and the health of your family, please take time to explore our website created with you in mind. If you don’t find what you are looking for, or if you have any ideas for us please contact us, and we will be happy to assist you. Our job is to help you be at your healthy best by providing opportunities that promote good health! Check back for updates and visit us often!
Preventing Type 2 Diabetes
Reduce your risk of developing Type 2 Diabetes. We have classes available in English and Spanish. Click to learn more
Women, Infants & Children
WIC stands for "Women, Infants and Children"
The Nebraska WIC Program provides healthy food at no cost, breastfeeding support and nutrition information to about 38,000 people across the state each month
Food Safety & Permits
The goal of the CDHD Food Safety Program is to lower the number of outbreaks of foodborne illness, when people get food poisoning after eating the same unsafe food. We work to ensure that safe food is offered to the public by permitted and inspected establishments.
News & Notes
Ongoing Investigation of Lung Injury Reported After Use of E-cigarette or Vaping Products
Today CDC announced that 530 people have experienced lung injuries associated with the use of e-cigarette or vaping products. CDC has received complete sex and age data on 373 cases. Two thirds (67%) of cases are people 18 to 34 years old, and 16% are younger than 18 years old. Of these, three fourths (72%) of the cases are male.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and state partners will give updates on the investigation into cases of lung injury associated with e-cigarette use, or vaping.