Nebraska Accommodation Project (NAP)

 
 
 
 
 
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What you need to know

The Nebraska Accommodation Project (NAP) is designed to provide temporary housing for any Nebraskan as a result of COVID-19 exposure.

NAP provides short term housing for quarantine and/or isolation locations outside of anyone's usual household in order to protect a household member with a health condition that puts them at high risk from exposure to COVID-19.

Dorm rooms, meals and laundry services are offered to any Nebraskan that needs a place for self-quarantine and/or self-isolation away from home. All Dorm Facilities have access to medical care if needed.

Hotel rooms are offered to those Nebraskan's that are Healthcare Workers, First Responders and Correctional Officers.

Applications and Frequently Asked Questions 

 

All guests of NAP must meet the following criteria:

  • Resident of Nebraska
  • Exposure to a COVID-19 positive person
  • Lack of resources to find alternate housing for themselves
  • High risk medical condition in a full time household member

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Definitions

  1. Proof of residency means that a state issued photo ID is required.
  2. Exposure means being in a closed space, less than 6 feet apart for more than 10 minutes.
  3. COVID-19 positive means having a positive lab result or a positive clinical diagnosis.
  4. Full time household member means someone you live with every day of the year all day long. Examples are family members, housemates or roommates.
  5. High risk medical conditions means having one of the following diagnosed by a medical professional:
    • Immunocompromised
    • Adults over 65
    • Chronic lung disease
    • Moderate to severe asthma
    • Serious heart conditions
    • Cancer treatment
    • Bone marrow or organ transplantation
    • HIV or AIDS
    • Prolonged use of corticosteroids
    • Severe obesity 
    • Diabetes
    • Chronic kidney disease
    • Liver disease
    • Pregnancy or nursing
  6. Quarantine means no medical care onsite and self-monitoring
  7. Isolation means low level medical care, asymptomatic to moderate symptoms
  8. Self-Monitoring means taking temperature twice a day and remain alert for respiratory symptoms (e.g., cough, shortness of breath, sore throat, rash)
  9. COVID-19 symptoms: These symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure
    • Fever
    • Cough
    • Shortness of breath

 

Zidarta Winfrey “Z"
Hospital Preparedness Program Coordinator
Phone Number
(402) 471-1993   
Fax Number
(402) 471-2736