The mission of the Lincoln Lancaster County Health Department is to protect and promote the public's health, working with partners to assure a healthy community for the residents of Lincoln and Lancaster County.
The Lincoln Lancaster County Health Department offers health education programs to encourage healthy living, embrace health screenings for early detection of disease, and encourage appropriate self-management of existing diseases. Program activities include community education on topics such as:
- increasing physical activity and developing healthy eating habits
- diabetes prevention or control
- learning to manage chronic health problems
- information and referral for cancer screening (specifically breast, cervical, and colon)