Nebraska Public Health Laws
The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (NE DHHS) provides public health services to Nebraskans and promotes public health by implementing laws and regulations that address health issues, track health outcomes, and certify and license health professionals.
This section of LawAtlas tracks laws and regulations that relate to NE DHHS’s core mission. Below are links to pages that provide contextual information and texts of relevant laws and regulations on key functions of the NE DHHS. Select one of these options below for more information on the specific topic area and to access the surveillance of key public health laws and regulations.
- Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs
- Chronic Disease and Injury
- Disasters and Emergencies
- Environmental Health
- Foodborne Illnesses
- Health Professions Licensure
- Maternal Health, Children, and Families
- Mental and Behavioral Health
- Seniors and Aging
- Structure and Governance
- Vital Statistics
To explore variation in laws with requirements of local public health departments, click the above link.
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