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List of Services

We offer a wide range of programs and services to drive towards or vision of
"Healthy People, Healthy Community!"

Community Health

  • Breastfeeding Peer Counselor Program
  • Immunization Clinic
  • Public health messaging
  • Educating private health providers
  • Refugee Services
  • Immunization records
  • Health Services and Screenings
  • Tuberculosis (TB) skin tests
  • Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)
  • Certified Lactation Consultants
  • Worksite Flu Clinic

Health Projects

  • National Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP)
  • Epidemiology – Infectious Disease Monitoring
  • Communicable Disease Investigation and Management including schools and daycares.
  • Contact Investigation and Education
  • Flu and ILI Surveillance and Reporting
  • Lead level – Investigation, monitoring, and education.
  • School surveillance – Illness monitoring and reporting.
  • Tuberculosis (TB) monitoring, active and latent, case management, contact investigation and direct observation therapy.
  • Every Woman Matters –
    • Provide health coaching to women that are enrolled in Every Woman Matters-Wise Women program.
    • Attend health fairs, encounter venues to reach woman ages 40-74 to provide resources.
    • Provide breast and cervical navigation to woman. 
    • Provide colon cancer test kits to woman and men ages 50-74.
    • Provide preventive screening education and help enroll woman to Every Woman Matters to get screened.
    • Health Coaching
  • Health Promotion – Education
    • Healthy Smiles
  • Minority Health Initiative (MHI) – 
    • National Diabetes Prevention Program offered to the community to prevent diabetes.
    • Living Well Chronic Disease Self-Management Program offered to clients that have diabetes and their family members.
    • Case management to MHI clients needing additional help with health related issues.
    • Referrals to additional services or programs with a two-week follow up after being referred.
    • Attend and organize health fairs in the community.
    • Provide presentations to agencies and clubs explaining programs to the community.
    • Provide interpretation services for clients.
  • Presentations
  • Worksite Wellness

Emergency Preparedness

  • Hospital – Liaise with local hospitals on surge and capacity protections.
  • Health Care – Train/assist/advice in health care emergency planning and exercising.
  • PPE (personal protective equipment) – Provide PPE training and required.
  • Regional Health Care – Work with regional health care coalition of family assistance center, sheltering, and mass fatalities planning.
  • Local Partners – Work with local partners such as neighboring local public health departments, police, fire, EMS, ambulance, funeral homes, hospitals, long-term care facilities, pharmacists, in a responder and public health safety and disaster planning.
  • Strategic – Plan, train, exercise elements of delivery of strategic national stockpile receipt staging and storing process including distribution of assets to the public in a public health emergency.

Environmental Health

  • Complaints – Follow up on complaints for any of the programs listed below, and respond appropriately.
  • Daycares – Request is sent from DHHS to complete a daycare inspection. Applies to all licensed daycares in Hall, Hamilton, and Merrick Counties.
  • Education – Teach a part of Serve Safe class as well as a food safety class for the State Fair.
  • Inspection of Body Art/Piercing – Permits and inspects facilities as part of Grand Island city code. CDHD provides permits.
  • Inspection of Clean Indoor Air/Smoking Ban – Inspect complaints of individuals smoking in a business.
  • Inspection of Commercial Animal Plants – Permits and inspects anyone who sells, grooms, or boards pets for the city of Grand Island only.
  • Inspection of food – Perform food inspections for restaurants, schools, state/county fairs, temporary events, mobile food units/food trucks, food manufacturing/warehouses, convenience stores, and anyone selling food with a food permit.
  • Inspection of Garbage Trucks – Permit and inspect all garbage trucks inside the city of Grand Island for code compliance.
  • Inspection of Mobile Home Parks – Permits and inspects mobile home parks in Hall, Hamilton and Merrick Counties, with the exception of mobile home parks within the city of Grand Island.
  • Inspection of Pools – Permit and inspect all public swimming pools and spas in Hall, Hamilton and Merrick Counties.
  • Inspection of Recreational Camps – Inspect recreational camps in Hall, Hamilton and Merrick Counties for compliance with state codes.
  • Inspection of Well and Septic – Some home loans require an inspection of private well and private septic systems.
  • Mosquito Surveillance – Trapping, spraying, insecticide including working with local governments on insecticide spraying, larviciding and adulticiding for Hall County.
  • Permitting of Premises.
  • Radon test – Provide radon test kits.
  • Water Laboratory – Test well waters for Coliform bacteria, Nitrate, Hardness, Fluoride, and pH.