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Chronic Disease and Injury


Nebraska laws and regulations governing chronic diseases and injury prevention address a broad array of conditions and ailments by establishing and regulating registries of patients who have certain chronic diseases, screening programs, and communicable disease reporting and tracking. Some laws also create treatment programs for medical ailments like renal failure and tuberculosis. All of these laws create programs or establish responsibilities for the Nebraska DHHS to improve public health.

The chronic disease and injury datasets address issues such as screening and treatment programs, drug repositories, immunizations, and health record information. Click on each to learn more about the law related to that topic: