Many of the ways to safely prep your Thanksgiving meal are standard practice. But because they're so simple, it's easy to slip up and forget a few details.
With no state directive, student quarantining decisions will depend on the specific circumstances of the COVID contact and the spread of the disease, officials say.
In the week ending Aug. 7, the Douglas County Health Department confirmed 126 cases of respiratory syncytial virus. During the last week of May, by comparison, just two cases were reported.
A follow-up test of a COVID-positive North Carolina State baseball player indicates he was infected with the more contagious delta variant of the coronavirus.
The trajectory of the College World Series changed early Saturday, when the NCAA removed NC State because of COVID cases on the team.
Despite the prevalence of vaccines and a big drop in cases, COVID-19 still took a big bite out of this year’s College World Series.
As the College World Series makes its comeback from the pandemic, the festivities that will fill downtown Omaha on opening weekend will include a COVID vaccine clinic.
I think this will be one big, incredible celebration, maybe the biggest and best College World Series ever, writes Tom Shatel.
The state is following the recommendations of the CDC and the FDA, which concluded that the vaccine's benefits in fighting the pandemic outweighed the potential risks of the rare clotting condition.
Some lucky folks found themselves unexpectedly vaccinated Sunday after officials realized that they had more vaccine than appointments scheduled at a clinic at North High School.
Dr. Bob Rauner, president of Partnership for a Healthy Lincoln, said people have forgotten the importance of wearing masks and testing, tracing and isolating cases.
The line at one clinic, Creighton University's Rasmussen Center in downtown Omaha, at times stretched a couple of blocks on Saturday.
Douglas County could be vaccinating people 16 and older by mid-April, according to the latest timetable on the Douglas County Health Department's website.
Douglas County residents ages 55 and older can begin making appointments to get vaccinated for COVID-19 on Thursday, the Douglas County Health Department announced Wednesday.
So far, the Douglas County Health Department has confirmed 23 of about 60 possible COVID cases at Rosewood Academy Childcare & Preschool.
Because of the large volume of residents in the 65 and older category, the Sarpy-Cass Health Department has prioritized those in the 80 and older age group, or those born in 1941 or earlier.
The addition of people 65 and older to the COVID-19 vaccination priority list has created uncertainty among some people who had been next in line.
The Douglas and Sarpy health departments are setting up online registration forms as they prepare to begin vaccinating early groups of the general population for COVID.
A sign-up page and vaccination hotline will be available in about two weeks. The county still needs to finish vaccinating health care workers and emergency medical staff.
Public health officials are encouraging people who traveled or reunited for Thanksgiving to consider getting tested for COVID-19.
President Donald Trump's campaign stop in Omaha on Tuesday comes amid a monthlong surge of coronavirus cases in the city and the state.
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The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services reported Thursday evening that 1,066 cases have been confirmed in the state. Two more deaths in Douglas and Hamilton Counties brings Nebraska to 25 deaths, according to state and local figures.
The grassroots lunch program began in downtown Omaha five years ago.