Emergency Response

A public health emergency could be anything from a pandemic or disease outbreak, to an act of terrorism, or a natural disaster like a flood, wildfire, or tornado. The North Central District Health Department’s (NCDHD) Emergency Response program plays a key role in preparing our communities for disasters, responding when emergencies occur, and lending support…

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Disease Surveillance

Disease Surveillance The North Central District Health Department (NCDHD) disease surveillance program monitors and investigates diseases to help prevent and control outbreaks in our communities.  In coordination with the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services, NCDHD conducts epidemiological investigations and follow up which involve vector borne disease (diseases spread by mosquitos and ticks), food…

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Substance Abuse Prevention Program: Drug Free Community (DFC)

North Central District Health Department (NCDHD) Drug Free Community (DFC) Support Program is a federally funded grant to the Area Substance Abuse Prevention (ASAP) Coalition.  DFC works to reduce youth substance abuse, specifically alcohol and tobacco, in north central Nebraska by working with the community to create population level changes. The strategies DFC implements in…

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Dental Services

Miles of Smiles is a school-based oral screening and  fluoride varnish program available to preschool, elementary, and middle school-age students within the 9 county district of the North Central District Health Department (NCDHD).  The Miles of Smiles program uses Public Health Authorized Registered Dental Hygienists to conduct the oral screening examinations and apply fluoride varnish.…

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Working on Wellness

The North Central District Health Department (NCDHD) offers on-site employee health and wellness screenings at businesses within our 9 county district as part of our Working on Wellness Program.  NCDHD will provide consultation and resources to get you started on your way to a healthier work place! Worksite wellness is an organized program that businesses…

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Veteran Resources

Veteran’s Crisis Line State of Nebraska Department of Veteran Affairs Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs:  VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System Nebraska County Veterans Service Office Listing Nebraska Department of Labor Make the Connections  Military One Source or call 1-800-342-9647 After Deployment Traumatic Brain Injury (TDI) Information      U.S.…

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Immunizations

General Information      No Cost Vaccine Programs      Check Vaccinations Records         Flu Shots        Vaccine Insurance Coverage The North Central District Health Department offers immunizations for: children from birth to 18 years old adults from age 19 years and older Immunizations are offered at our main office in O’Neill Monday- Friday…

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