​​​​​​​COVID-19 Vaccine Exemption Form

Governor Pete Ricketts recently signed into law LB 906​, which provides medical and religious exemptions for some workers. Download the Sample COVID-19 Vaccine Exemption Form​.

CMS Vaccination Guidance Compliance

Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts has issued Executive Order 22-08

Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts has issued Executive Order 22-08, to expire on June 30, 2023. View the Executive Order here​​. This Executive Order applies to:
  • ​Time-limited provisional licenses pending successful examination results
  • Supervision and practice agreements
  • Direct client-contact hours under the Mental Health Practice Act

Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts has issued Executive Order 22-04 - Criminal Background Checks​

Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts recently signed Executive Order No. 22-04 to avoid a healthcare workforce shortage emergency. This Executive Order relates to criminal background checks by fingerprint and only affects licensing for audiologists, speech-language pathologists, licensed independent mental health practitioners, occupational therapists, and occupational therapy assistants.   
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Licensure Unit
Department of Health & Human Services/Division of Public Health/Licensure Unit
Phone Number
(402) 471-2115
Fax Numbers
Professions (402) 471-3577
Children's Services (402) 742-2390
Facilities (402) 742-2398
Mailing & Physical Addresses

DHHS Licensure Unit

Attn: [Profession, Facility type, or Children's Services]

PO Box 94986

Lincoln NE



Nebraska State Office Building
301 Centennial Mall South
14th & M Streets, 1st Floor

Lincoln NE 68508
Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Closed federal holidays.