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Feb. 7, 2019

Leah Bucco-White, Communications and Legislative Services, 402-471-9356

Emergency Order Issued to Omaha Child Care Provider

Lincoln, Neb. – The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services issued an emergency order closing a child care provider.

Catarina Lopez, 3931 U St., Omaha, can’t provide care for any children other than her own.

Lopez may request a hearing within 15 days of receiving the emergency order. The hearing is held within 10 days of the request, unless a continuance is granted.

An emergency order is issued whenever the Department finds that an emergency exists requiring immediate action to protect the physical well-being and safety of a child in a child care program.


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