Misinformation has become a glaring problem for many. Over the past few weeks, attention has been drawn to some of the false beliefs people have shared on social media, including 6 News’ Facebook page, about the COVID-19 pandemic.
Two Omaha-metro officials who have been vocal during the debate about a local face mask mandate gave comments following the OPS news conference Friday about the district’s decision to move to 100% remote learning.
Some business owners in Douglas County believe their financial losses due to the COVID-19 pandemic should qualify them for a property tax break recently afforded to property damaged by natural disasters such as floods, tornadoes, or fire.
All inmate visitation and volunteer programs have been halted across the 10 facilities overseen by the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for at least the next two weeks, NDCS announced Friday.
A day after White House coordinator Deborah Birx put Omaha on a list of 10 cities across the country seeing a spike in COVID-19 cases, another member of the White House Coronavirus Task Force addressed what he’s seeing in the state of Nebraska.
When schools closed down in March because of the Coronavirus Amy Cullum thought her teacher supplies store, Apples and More, was going to close for good. But in recent weeks, as teachers get ready to head back to their classrooms, business has been good.
The coronavirus pandemic is moving through the Douglas County Jail impacting both staff and inmates. The latest numbers released by the corrections department shows that nearly 100 people have been infected since the pandemic began.
Omaha’s hardest hit community is on the verge of losing its Covid-19 test site. Upwards of 300 people a day are being tested at the 50th and G streets test site in South Omaha; and unless some quick action is taken it will soon end.