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Halloween Safety PSA from Poison Center

What about Trick-Or-Treating during a Pandemic? Halloween is one of the most exciting and traditional holidays for children. Trick-or-treating may be discouraged or even cancelled in some regions t... Read More

Four Corners Health Department COVID-19 Updates: Latest Cases, Data, and Directed Health Measures

There have been 90 new cases of COVID-19 reported in the Four Corners District in the past 2 days (October 15-16): York County had 34 new cases for a total of 363. Butler County added 25 new cases for 211 total cases. Seward County had 2... Read More

Two Rivers reports COVID exposure at church event

  KEARNEY –Two Rivers Public Health Department in Kearney is reporting a local COVID exposure to the virus that causes COVID-19 at a faith-based location. Two Rivers has been notified that an individual with laboratory confirmed COVID-19 wa... Read More

Nebraska Providers Encouraged to Apply for Additional Relief Funds

The Nebraska Medicaid program would like to share with Nebraska’s health care providers that the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) has announced $20 billion in new relief funds for providers. HRSA is making a large number of prov... Read More

Two Rivers Reports 4 COVID Related Deaths and 103 new cases on Friday

  KEARNEY –Two Rivers Public Health Department in Kearney is saddened to report additional deaths in the district as a result of COVID-19. There were four individuals in Buffalo County that passed as a result of the virus. One individual wa... Read More

Gov. Ricketts Announces Changes to Directed Health Measures, Encourages Nebraskans to Avoid the “Three C’s”

  LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts announced changes to the State’s directed health measures (DHMs) that will take effect statewide on October 21, 2020.  The Governor also launched a campaign to encourage Nebraskans to avoid the “Thr... Read More

Nebraska Governor Imposes New Restrictions as Virus Surges

Gov. Pete Ricketts has announced new restrictions aimed at curbing the coronavirus amid a surge of new cases and hospitalizations in Nebraska. The Omaha World-Herald reported that the Republican governor outlined four steps that will go into eff... Read More

Four Corners Health Department Surpasses 1,000 Total COVID-19 Cases

There have been 99 new cases of COVID-19 reported in the Four Corners District in the past 2 days (October 13-14): York County had 38 new cases for a total of 329. Seward County had 25 new cases for a total of 365. Polk County had 24 new... Read More

Ricketts Monitoring Rise in COVID Cases, Hospitalizations; No Changes to DHMs

Nebraska's governor Wednesday said the rising number of new cases of COVID-19 in the state is being watched closely, but did not say he was ready to make any changes to the Directed Health Measures currently in place. During a news conference in L... Read More

Four Corners Health Department COVID-19 Updates

There were 67 new cases of COVID-19 reported in the Four Corners District over the past 3 days: York County had 22 new cases for a total of 291. Seward County had 17 new cases for a total of 340. Polk County had 17 new cases for 139 case... Read More

This Season, Flu Vaccine More Important Than Ever

Protect yourself and others. Preserve hospital capacity. Lincoln – With COVID-19 continuing to spread in Nebraska, getting a flu vaccine is an essential part of protecting your health and your family’s health this season. The Nebraska Depar... Read More