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2021 Winter Lecture Series focuses on pandemics old and new

  Lincoln, Nebraska, Jan. 22, 2021 — Scholars and medical professionals from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, University of Nebraska Medical Center and University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign... Read More

Four Corners Health Department COVID-19 Update

Over the past 2 days (January 19-20), there were 33 new cases of COVID-19 reported in the District: York County had 18 new cases for a total of 1,525. Seward County had 11 new cases for a total of 1,739. Butler County added 3 cases for 7... Read More

Four Corners Health Department COVID-19 Weekly Update

Over the past 3 days (January 16-18), there were 22 new cases of COVID-19 reported in the District: Seward County had 13 new cases for a total of 1,728. York County had 6 new cases for a total of 1,508. Butler County added 2 cases for 78... Read More

Ricketts talks budget, pandemic in annual address

LINCOLN--Gov. Pete Ricketts discussed Nebraska's response to the COVID-19 pandemic in his State of the State Address Jan. 14. He also outlined his proposed budget including a property tax relief initiative. "Even as we've had to overcome the cha... Read More

Nebraska’s Local Health Departments Encourage All Adults to Get Vaccinated for COVID-19 When Vaccine Becomes Available

  Lincoln, NE– Local health departments work in Nebraska’s communities to protect public health and prevent disease and injury. To this end, during the COVID-19 pandemic, local health departments are committed to seeing that all willing ad... Read More

Some Test Nebraska Sites Close for Weather, Sites Open for Holiday

  LINCOLN, Neb. – Some Test Nebraska sites will close temporarily or adjust their schedule Friday as a winter storm moves through the state. Those registered for testing should regularly check messages for updates as notification via text or ema... Read More

1.1 Million Paycheck Protection Program Loans Forgiven So Far

Small borrowers make up vast majority of forgiveness applicants   WASHINGTON – The U.S. Small Business Administration has already forgiven more than 1.1 million Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans for over $100 billion, providing an extra... Read More

Four Corners Health Department COVID-19 Weekly Update

An additional 3 COVID-19 related deaths are confirmed today in the Four Corners District: A York County man in his 70’s, who was hospitalized; A Seward County woman in her 90’s, who was hospitalized; A Seward County woman in her 80... Read More

NPCC to host blood drive next week

  North Platte Community College will host an American Red Cross blood drive Monday on its South Campus. The drive, which is open to the public, is scheduled for 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the concessions area outside McDonald-Belton Gymnasium.... Read More

SBA and Treasury Announce PPP Re-Opening; Issue New Guidance

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), in consultation with the Treasury Department, announced today that the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) will re-open the week of January 11 for new borrowers and certain existing PPP b... Read More

Over 40% of Nebraska's Health Care Workers Receive Vaccine

More than 40% of Nebraska's 90,000 health care workers have received the first of two doses of the coronavirus vaccine as the state is ramping up distribution. State health officials said 78,074 of the 144,363 doses Nebraska has received so far ha... Read More