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Tools and Resources to Help Plan for its Arrival Here
Lincoln – The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) and its public health partners continue to closely track the unfolding outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and anticipate its impact on Nebraska and its health care systems.
More cases have been reported in several U.S. states. The recent instances of potential person-to-person spread in certain states along with coronavirus disease-related deaths in our country is concerning. Illnesses have ranged from mild to severe. Recent data shows older adults and people with underlying health conditions are more likely to be severely impacted by coronavirus disease 2019.
Even though there have been no cases of COVID-19 identified in Nebraska residents, we continue to urge Nebraskans to prepare for the arrival of COVID-19 here.
First, Nebraskans can help protect themselves from COVID-19 and other respiratory infections by:
Here are some of the latest tools and resources to help everyone plan ahead.
Individuals and Families
Childcares and K-12 Schools
Colleges and Universities
First responders and law enforcement
Coronavirus Disease 2019 websites:
DHHS – http://www.dhhs.ne.gov/coronavirus
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) – https://www.cdc.gov/covid19
World Health Organization – https://who.int.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Information Line
CDC Information Line
800-CDC-INFO (800-232-4636) TTY 888-232-6348
Monday–Friday 7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. CT (English and Spanish)
Extended hours for coronavirus disease 2019 questions only
Saturday – Sunday 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. CT (English)
You can also submit a question to CDC Info via email - https://wwwn.cdc.gov/dcs/ContactUs/Form
Stay informed. DHHS will continue to update Nebraskans through our website http://www.dhhs.ne.gov/coronavirus and on Facebook and Twitter as we have new information. Your local health department is also a good resource for information.