Emergency Response/HAZMAT

The Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department (LLCHD) maintains a response team with advanced training in handling hazardous materials and capable of addressing public health and environmental emergencies throughout Lancaster County. LLCHD’s response team is available 24/7/365 to provide all surrounding fire and law enforcement agencies with assistance with hazardous material spills, illegal dumpings, air, soil and water impacts, and waste disposal. The knowledge and experience of LLCHD’s response team allows for a timely assessment of public health and environmental risks from a chemical exposure, a quick and decisive plan to address and control the situation, and the necessary skills and equipment to provide a safe and efficient cleanup.

To report an emergency, call 911. For general questions on Emergency Response/HAZMAT call the Health Department at 402-441-8021.

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