State Board of Health

Chief Medical Officer's Report to the State Board of Health
September, 2013 


Board of Health Meetings

Board of Health Minutes

Nebraska State Board of Health Membership Listing

Board Vacancy Information

Credentialing Review (407) Program

Public Health Recognition Program


The State Board of Health is a 17-member board appointed by the Governor with the consent of a majority of the members of the Legislature. Members include:

  • two individuals licensed to practice medicine and surgery,
  • one dentist,
  • one optometrist,
  • one veterinarian,
  • one pharmacist,
  • two nurses,
  • one osteopath or osteopathic surgeon,
  • one podiatrist,
  • a chiropractor,
  • a physical therapist,
  • a professional engineer,
  • a hospital administrator,
  • a credentialed mental health professional, and
  • two laypersons interested in the health of the people of the State of Nebraska.

The Governor is an ex officio member of the board.

The Board has the power and duty to adopt and promulgate rules and regulations for the government of the professions and occupations licensed, certified, registered or issued permits by the Department of Health and Human Services Regulation and Licensure, including rules and regulations necessary to implement laws enforcement by the department and determine the policies of the department concerning the professions and occupations listed in section 71-2610.01(a) of Nebraska State Statutes (1997).

The Board also advises DHHS on public health issues.

Department of HHS, Division of Public Health
Licensure Unit, Research, Policy and Quality Improvement,
Board of Health
PO Box 95026
Lincoln, NE 68509-5026
Phone: (402) 471-6515; Fax: (402) 471-0383



Board of Health Meeting Information 
Date Time Location
​January 26, 2015
​11:00 a.m. ​635 S 14th St 2nd Flr Nebr State Bar Assn - State Capitol Rm 1023
​March 23, 2015
​1:00 p.m.

​NE State Office Bldg Lincoln NE
Room LL-D

​June 22, 2015
​1:00 p.m. ​NE State Office Bldg Lincoln NE
Room LL-D
​September 21, 2015 ​1:00 p.m. ​Beatrice Community Hospital
4800 Hospital Pkwy
Beatrice NE 68310
​November 16, 2015 ​1:00 p.m. ​NE State Office Bldg Lincoln NE
Room LL-D
Board of Health Meeting Minutes
Meeting Dates
​January 28, 2013 Meeting Minutes
​March 18, 2013 Meeting Minutes
​June 17, 2013 Meeting Minutes
​September 16, 2013 Meeting Minutes
​November 18, 2013 Meeting Minutes
​January 27, 2014 Meeting Minutes
​March 24, 2014 Meeting Minutes
​June 16, 2014 Meeting Minutes
​September 22, 2014 Meeting Minutes
​November 17, 2015 Meeting Minutes
​January 26, 2015 Meeting Minutes
​March 23, 2015 Meeting Minutes
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