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Nebraska Local Department of Health and Agriculture Contact Information

Nebraska State Department of Health Contact Information

Most questions regarding food production, handling, sales and serving, including cottage food laws and regulations are handled by the state's local health department or department of agriculture, and sometimes by a city or county business registration office.

Nebraska Health Department

Main Office: Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services
301 Centennial Mall South,
Lincoln, Nebraska 68509
(402) 471-3121

Nebraska COVID Coronavirus Information

Nebraska Environmental Health

Agency’s main phone numbers (402) 471-2186
Toll Free: (877) 253-2603
FAX (402) 471-2909
Agency Administration Director: Jim Macy
Contact us by e-mail at: [email protected]
Mailing Address: 245 Fallbrook Blvd.
PO Box 98922
Lincoln, NE 68509-8922
Field Offices Click here for addresses and numbers for Omaha, North Platte, Holdrege and Scottsbluff offices.
Public Information Office (402) 471-4223, (402) 471-4243, (402) 471-4245
Governmental Relations (402) 471-2923
Report A Problem Click here for e-mail, phone numbers and instructions
Records Request (402) 471-3557
[email protected]
Emergency Response Click here for e-mail, phone numbers and instructions
SARA Title III – Community Right-to-Know Online NDEE Tier II System
Air Quality Permit Hotline (877) 834-0474

Nebraska local department of health contacts

The following counties have websites, and some have Facebook pages, that provide information regarding their department and its services:


U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

Food and Drug Administration (FDA) website

FDA Labeling and Nutrition

Nutrition Facts Label, Label Claims, Menu and Vending Machine Labeling, Gluten-Free Labeling

FDA Ingredients and Packaging

Food and Color Additives, GRAS, Food Allergens, Food Contact Substances, New Plant Varieties

U.S. Department of Agriculture

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has a tool, the AskUSDA site providing information from across USDA all in one place. Just type key words or phrases into the search box. Your search will provide the top 10 results from across USDA. For the best search results, keep in mind that including "and" in the search box will exclude articles that don't include all searched words. Including "or" in the search box will include articles with any of the searched words.

If you have specific USDA questions that you cannot find answers to on the site, call (202) 720-2791 or email USDA at [email protected].

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

If you are looking for the national US Department of Health, that's the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and here is the mailing address and phone number:

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Hubert H. Humphrey Building
200 Independence Avenue, S.W.
Washington, D.C. 20201
Toll Free Call Center: 1-877-696-6775
Note: Please be aware that mail sent to their Washington D.C. area offices takes an additional 3-4 days to process due to security precautions.