Nebraskans have got grit. Folks here know how to get through hard times. We're blessed with some of the most brilliant minds in biocontainment in the country at the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services and University of Nebraska Medical Center -- they're doing great things for our state.
Part of staying safe and healthy is staying informed, and the best way to stay informed is to follow advisories from these state and local health authorities.
Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services
For guidance on public events and gatherings, please visit the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services' website here.
In addition to the state information line, Douglas and Lancaster counties have established their own hotlines.
- Douglas County hotline: (402) 444-3400. Hours of operation are Monday-Friday 8:30 am - 4:00 pm. (English and Spanish)
- Lancaster County hotline: (402) 441-3400.
Douglas County has identified locations where individuals who have now tested positive for the COVID-19 have visited. These locations could potentially have high numbers of people exposed in the community that could affect Nebraskans statewide. Please visit https://www.douglascountyhealth.com/latest-news to see if you have visited any of these locations.
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Other Helpful Links
UNMC can be reached for concerns about coronavirus by phone at (402)-559-0041, or online at https://www.nebraskamed.com/COVID.
Additionally, any news updates from Governor Ricketts about the state of Nebraska's response to coronavirus can be found at governor.nebraska.gov. The Governor's office has also released a coronavirus dashboard with detailed statistics on how Nebraska communities have weathered against coronavirus.
If you are curious if your health insurance covers healthcare costs related to coronavirus, please see this consumer alert from the Nebraska Department of Insurance.