Scotts Bluff County - Health Department
To provide public health services to the community in conjunction with leadership, support, and education that will prevent disease and injury, promote and maintain health, and protect against environmental hazards.
- Community Health Nursing and Education
- Immunization clinic
- Blood pressure screening/monitoring
- Workplace wellness programs
- Child abuse and neglect counseling
- Tuberculosis testing
- Communicable disease investigation and control
- Health education
- Home Visits
- Private well and water supply inspections
- Sewage disposal investigation
- Refuse disposal investigation
- Pest control
- School inspections
- Mobile home park inspections/licensing
- Public swimming pool inspections
- Childcare facility inspections
- Indoor air quality problems
- Miscellaneous environmental complaint investigation
- Health complaint investigation
- Emergency Response & Planning
- Bio-Terror/Emergency Response
- Disease Surveillance
Volunteers are needed to help with Emergencies:
In the event of a mass disaster or disease outbreak, many volunteers will be needed to assist with important response functions. To volunteer or find out more contact the Health Department or print the following forms to register now.
Administration Building - 2nd Floor
1825 10th Street
Gering, NE 69341
Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Closed through the lunch hour
Closed Weekends and Holidays
308 436-6636 - Main
308 436-6638 - Fax
Bill Wineman - Director
Linda Williams - Administrative Assistant
Community Health Nurses
Sponsored by Scotts Bluff County Health Department
Frequently Asked Questions
How do I get a copy of a birth or death certificate?
Our office has request forms which can be mailed to Lincoln. You may also contact the regional office (308-436-6951) or HHS vital statistics via the internet (www.hhs.state.ne.us/index.htm). This web site will access information on all departments and services.
Who do I contact regarding a food complaint or for a restaurant inspection or license?
Contact the Department of Agriculture AT 402 471-2536
How do I get an appointment at the Immunization Clinic?
Contact the clinic, located in the RWMC south Unit, at 308 630-1126 to schedule an appointment. Clinics are held the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month from 10:00 to 2:00 and 4:00 to 7:00.
How can I get a radon kit?
Our office has request forms or contact 1 800 557-2366 or DHHS Radon Hot Line at 1 800 334-9491.
How do I get my water tested?
Contact Environmental Services at 818 So. Belt line, Scottsbluff, at 308 632-3933.
What do I have to do to get my well inspected?
Our office has forms for domestic sewer and water system evaluations. The completed form can be returned and an appointment scheduled for the inspection. The fee is $80.
Who do I contact for environmental health concerns and inspections outside Scotts Bluff County?
Contact Nebraska State HHS Regional office in Gering at 308 436-6948.
Updated: 2013.01.18 - 8:00 MDT