April 7, 2021—Four Corners Health Department COVID-19 Updates For the first time, a COVID variant has been identified in the Four Corners District.  The health department was notified on April 6 that a positive laboratory test was sequenced as California B.1.429.  This is different from the predominant variant, UK B.1.1.7,Continue Reading

April 5, 2021—Four Corners Health Department COVID-19 Update Starting this week, all Four Corners residents age 18+ are eligible for COVID-19 vaccination at the District’s designated vaccination sites.  As of Monday, April 5, there are still open slots available for vaccines this week, and new time slots will be addedContinue Reading

April 2, 2021—Four Corners Health Department COVID-19 Weekly Update On Friday, April 2, the Four Corners Risk Dial was reset and remains at 1.83 for another week.  For the next week, the dial is set in the Yellow: Moderate COVID-19 Risk Level.  Public health recommendations and the COVID-19 dashboard areContinue Reading

March 29, 2021—Four Corners Health Department COVID-19 Update In the past 3 days (March 27-29), there were 16 new cases of COVID-19 reported in the District: Seward County added 9 new cases for 1,918 cases total. Butler County increased by 3 cases to a total of 852. York County hadContinue Reading

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 26, 2021 MEDIA CONTACT Julie Naughton, Department of Health and Human Services, (402) 471-1695 Julie.Naughton@nebraska.gov Emily Case, Department of Environment and Energy, (402) 471-4245 Emily.Case@nebraska.gov Potential Air Quality Impacts from Prescribed Burning in Kansas, Oklahoma Lincoln – An advisory of possible Moderate (yellow category) impacts may occur inContinue Reading