Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

  

April 3, 2020 COVID-19 Update

In the Four Corners District, the total lab-confirmed cases include:

  • One case under investigation in York County 4/3/2020
  • One travel-related lab-confirmed male in York County 3/30/2020

Directed Health Measures - Effective 6:00am on Saturday, March 28th

Check Here for the Latest Information for the Coronavirus (COVID-19).

The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) has set up a coronavirus (COVID-19) information line that will allow residents to get answers to general questions and receive information on resources available. That number is (402) 552-6645; hours of operation are 8 a.m.-8 p.m. CST, 7 days a week.

Sanitizing / Cleaning Information:

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Nursing Homes / Long Term Care Facilities

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General Information:

Many of these links can be translated into other languages.  If you are looking for specific languages, you can access the Language Assistance Services from the CDC as well by clicking here.

Recommendations to Returning Travelers

Public health surveillance continues to identify significant numbers of COVID-19 infections in out-of-state travelers, with spread to other Nebraskans across the state.  The best way to minimize COVID-19 virus introduction/spread in Nebraska is to:

Definitions:

  • Social Distancing:  Minimize interactions in crowded spaces by working from home, closing schools/switching to online classes, cancelling/postponing conferences and large meetings, and keeping individuals spaced 6 feet apart.
  • Self-monitor:  Monitor yourself for symptoms consistent with COVID-19 infection, including cough, shortness of breath, fever, and fatigue.  Persons with known exposure to COVID-19 are asked to check for symptoms including fever twice daily (e.g., 8:00am and 8:00pm).  Persons with COVID-19 infection should document symptoms to enable accurate determination of isolation (see above).
  • Self-quarantine:  Persons with known exposure to a person with COVID-19 should remove themselves from situations where others could be exposed/infected should they develop infection, and self-monitor to identify if COVID-19 infection develops.  You should not go to the store, have visitors in your home, go to any gathering, even if it's less than 10 people, or leave your home for any reason, except to go to medical care.
  • Self-isolate:  Persons with clinical or lab-confirmed COVID-19 for COVID-19 should eliminate contact with others as detailed above.
  • Commuters crossing state borders (e.g., Council Bluffs to Omaha, Sioux City to South Sioux City, and Cheyenne to Scotts Bluff), travelers passing through the state/moving within the sate, and transportation service workers are not considered special at-risk groups and are not addressed in these out-of-state returning traveler recommendations.