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Buffalo County Healthcare Coalition Plans Community-Wide Response to COVID-19 Patient Surge

(April 1, 2020) Health care experts estimate roughly 40 percent of the general population may contract the virus that causes COVID-19. And while the majority of those cases will be extremely mild, ... Read More

Authorities Announce First Positive Case of COVID-19 in Scotts Bluff County

The Scotts Bluff County Health Department today confirmed that a male in his 30s residing in Scotts Bluff County has tested positive for COVID-19. The investigation has begun, and more details will be released when available.  This case is not conne... Read More

Directed Health Measure for Burt, Cuming, Madison and Stanton Counties Go Into Effect 9am Sunday March 29th

Madison County reported a new case of COVID-19, which has been identified as community transmitted. It’s a man in his 70s who currently resides at a long-term care facility in Norfolk. He is self-isolating. Community transmission is when people hav... Read More

All Panhandle Schools to Remain Closed Until At Least May 1

This evening, the local COVID-19 Unified Command, including ESU #13 and Panhandle Public Health District, released more information regarding COVID-19 and their actions to prevent the spread here in Western Nebraska: After consultation with COVID-... Read More

First COVID-19 confirmed in Dawson County

  Gothenburg Health has confirmed a positive COVID-19 case in the community. This is a travel-related case, NOT due to community spread; the individual has been requested to be in self-isolation. Out of an abundance of caution, Gothenburg Hea... Read More

UNK Students Advised to Leave Residence Halls

KEARNEY – In an effort to control the spread of COVID-19, the University of Nebraska at Kearney is advising students, who are able, to move from campus residence halls. Students who need to stay in a residence hall will be allowed to do so and c... Read More

All Panhandle schools closed for at least 2 weeks starting Monday

After new guidance from Panhandle Public Health District, all schools in the Nebraska Panhandle (ESU 13 service area) will be closed for a period of two weeks, beginning Monday, March 16th through at least Friday, March 27th. This decision... Read More

I-80 closed on the western edge of Nebraska

I-80 eastbound is Closed from the Wyoming State Line to Bushnell. I-80 westbound closed from Kimball to the Wyoming state line.        ...... Read More

Gov. Ricketts Issues Emergency Declaration for COVID-19

  Read the declaration by clicking here.    LINCOLN – As Nebraska continues to take proactive steps to address COVID-19, Governor Pete Ricketts has signed an emergency declaration, so regulatory provisions of state law can be suspended to ... Read More

Nebraska State Fair announces rock concert!!

Ratt, Skid Row and Quiet Riot to perform Saturday, Sept. 5 Grand Island, Neb.— Nebraskans – get ready to rock! The Big Rock Summer Tour is coming to the 2020 Nebraska State Fair. Ratt, Skid Row and Quiet Riot will perform on Saturday, Sept. 5,... Read More

Boys state tournament games on, limited to family members

The boys state basketball tournament in Lincoln will be limited to immediate family members of players.  That decision announced today by city and health officials. The decision comes in light of a Crofton student testing positive for the coronav... Read More