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Recreation Camps


Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services' staff conduct sanitary and food inspections for recreation camps. Camp sites must be clean, well-drained and not subject to flooding. Adequate area shall be available for the development of the camp, including satisfactory water supply and waste disposal systems. The camp must be located, maintained and operated so as to be free of nuisances and hazards detrimental to the health and safety of the camper.

Type of Data

The data are program-level for ongoing surveillance.

Data Collection Method and Availability

Staff conduct sanitary and food inspections. Inspections are conducted biannually. Every item on the inspection report is not entered into the database; only written comments are entered. The data have been collected annually since 1998.

Related Links and Reports

Rules and Regulations Relating to Recreation Camps

Data Contact

Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services
Division of Public Health
Office of Drinking Water and Environmental Health
301 Centennial Mall South
Lincoln, NE  68509
Phone: (402) 471-6435

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