Nebraska, Iowa agencies prepare for possible spread of coronavirus

Wed Feb 26 20:21:18 PST 2020

Nebraska, Iowa agencies prepare for possible spread of coronavirus

The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) and other health partners are anticipating an impact on Nebraska and are expanding the list of recent countries traveled that require residents to self-report.

Waterloo high school student spreads hope via social media

Trevor Seaman created #seniorstrong as a way classmates can remember the school year's events they did not get to be in.

10PM Omaha sign language interpreter works with officials

Theyve become familiar faces in recent weeks standing beside state leaders and health experts. Sign language interpreters have been called to duty -- communicating life-saving information during our live coverage for the hearing impaired.

10PM Omaha priest's congregation target of phone scam

A time of crisis brings out the best in people and con men are trying to take advantage of it. They're using a trusted name in an attempt to fool those willing to help.

10PM Nebraska Chinese Association donates to Omaha Methodist Hospital

Today the Nebraska Chinese Association delivered urgently needed medical face masks to help out with the shortage.

10PM Iowa COVID-19 update

In a news conference Friday, Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds and other state officials said more tests are being done and more positive cases are a result.

10PM COVID-19 deaths reported in Nebraska

Two Nebraskans with COVID-19 have died, according to announcements made Friday by the Central District Health Department in Grand Island and the Douglas County Health Department in Omaha.