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DHHS Friday COVID-19 Update

New CDC guidance on masks and help with back-to-school planning   LINCOLN – The state case total, as of 5:45 p.m. CT today, is 28,104, an increase of 1,893 from last Friday. There were 13 new ... Read More

Smith: Pandemic Unemployment Benefits in New Relief Package Need Change

As leaders in Washington D.C. continue working on a new package for COVID-19 relief, Nebraska's Third District Congressman is among lawmakers supportive of a change to the Pandemic Unemployment Insurance benefits provided under the CARES Act. Whil... Read More

August is National Immunization Awareness Month

    The month of August is National Immunization Awareness month. Two Rivers Public Health Department wants to remind individuals of the importance of receiving vaccines to keep yourself and those around you safe and healthy. "We d... Read More

Buffalo Bill's mansion, Fort Hartsuff buildings to reopen Aug. 7

Lincoln, Neb. — Several historic buildings at Buffalo Bill Ranch and Fort Hartsuff state historical parks will reopen to the public beginning Aug. 7. The historic buildings operated by Nebraska Game and Parks Commission had remained closed during ... Read More

TestNebraska at Gothenburg Health Friday, August 7

  Courtesy/Gothenburg Health What is TestNebraska? TestNebraska is a new initiative in partnership with our state leaders and private corporations. Our goal is to dramatically increase the rate of COVID-19 testing so Nebraskans can ha... Read More

Neb AG joins coalition to increase access and affordability for Remdesivir

Remdesivir is an antiviral drug showing promising results for those hospitalized due to COVID-19 LINCOLN – Nebraska Attorney General Peterson today joined a bipartisan multistate coalition led by California Attorney General Becerra and Louisiana... Read More

Omaha-area health director declines call for mandatory masks

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Douglas County's health director has announced she will not issue an order requiring people in the county and Omaha to wear masks. Douglas County Health Director Adi Pour had been widely expected to issue a mandate Friday after ... Read More

Loup Basin Weekly Update on Cases

Burwell, NE – Loup Basin Public Health Department is reporting 117 COVID-19 cases within the nine-county district. Nine of these cases have been reported in the last two weeks. The cases are reported in the following counties: - Howard – 53 ... Read More

Nebraska sees continued high virus counts, more deaths

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - State health figures show Nebraska's coronavirus numbers remaining high, as the state's prison system reported four additional staffers testing positive for the virus. A news release late Thursday from the Nebraska Department of... Read More

DHHS Friday COVID-19 Update

LINCOLN – The state case total, as of 5:45 p.m. CT today, is 24,174, an increase of 1,813 from last Friday. Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Dashboard data also continues to show an increase in positive cases being reported ... Read More

North Central District Health Department to Move to Next DHM Phase

LINCOLN – Based on monitoring trends in COVID -19 data, the North Central District Health Department jurisdiction will move to Phase 4 of the Directed Health Measures (DHMs) starting August 1, 2020. North Central District Health Department’s ju... Read More