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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

Central District Health Department reports a positive case of COVID-19 in a long-term care facility

This morning, Central District Health Department (CDHD) reports a lab-confirmed positive test in a long-term care facility in Hall County. The positive test is in a health care worker. CDHD is currently working with the facility to identify possible ... Read More

Drive Inn movie to be shown this Saturday at Holthus Convetion Center in York

YORK-After consulting with the Four Corners Health Department, the York Chamber of Commerce is able to show a Drive Inn Movie this Saturday, April 4th, 2020 at the Holthus Convention Center. The film that will be shown is the live-action "The Lion Ki... Read More

Thinking outside the box

CURTIS, Neb. _ Educators have stretched teaching methods and hands-on learning platforms to a unique level of outreach. When asked to “think outside the box” due to the coronavirus pandemic our faculty and adjunct instructors at the Nebraska ... Read More

Nebraska officials: Shooting death appears to be accidental

Gordon, Neb. -- The Nebraska State Patrol and Sheridan County Sheriff's Office are investigating a shooting death that officials believe was accidental. The patrol says in a news release Tuesday that the shooting happened earlier this month, on Ma... Read More

Prisoner escapee charged in Custer County Court

  A man apprehended after fleeing custody in Broken Bow Monday has been charged in Custer County Court. Juan Colombe, a 27-year-old man from Valentine faces charges of 1st Degree Assault, Escape and Robbery. No arraignment date was immediatel... Read More

Phelps Co Courthouse and Phelps Co offices closed in response to Directed Health Measure

  The Phelps County Courthouse and all Phelps County Offices are CLOSED to the public except by appointment. We are STRONGLY encouraging the use of the mail, email, the drop box at the rear entrance of the courthouse or the Phelps County webs... Read More

City of Kearney COVID-19 Response Update: March 31

The City of Kearney is joining many other businesses and government offices that have decided to make changes in their working environment and operations in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. It is of paramount importance to us that the services and ... Read More

COVID-19 Death in Buffalo County

Holdrege- It is with deep sadness that Two Rivers Public Health Department is announcing the death of one of our fellow Nebraskans, a man in his 90s. The death is related to COVID-19. “We send our condolences to the family of this individual,&am... Read More

YMCAs extend closings to April 30

  HOLDREGE – The Orthman Community YMCA in Lexington, the Don Sjogren Community YMCA in Holdrege and YMCA at Gothenburg Health will close until April 30 due to concerns about COVID-19. Board members at all three YMCA of the Prairie branc... Read More

VIDEO: Gov. Ricketts Signs Executive Order Giving Flexibility to Healthcare Facilities, Announces Safety Guidelines for Nursing Homes

LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts announced a new executive order to give healthcare facilities greater flexibility to respond to coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19).  The purpose of the order is to enable healthcare facilities to expand capacity... Read More