What we’re about
The basic function of the Disease investigation and surveillance program is to reduce the risk or prevent the spread of infectious diseases. The department assists the communicable disease division of Nebraska Health and Human Services by interviewing, reporting and arranging treatment for persons exposed to the infectious diseases.
East Central District Health Departments, School Surveillance Program reports the absenteeism of ill students throughout the school year for schools within the ECDHD’s four-county service area. School surveillance for early detection of illness is reported on a weekly basis to Nebraska Health and Human Services.
- TB nurse case management
- Influenza vaccination
- Servicios están disponibles en español.
- Services are available free of charge.
- Community awareness and education relating to any outbreaks of infectious diseases.
For more information on the Disease Investigation and Surveillance Program call or email.
Phone: 402-563-9656 xt. 236
Email: Disease Surveillance and Investigation Specialist