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CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) INFORMATION


The Four Corners District COVID-19 Data Dashboard (updated at least 2 times per week).

It can be found here.

Press Releases are issued two times per week and can be found here.


CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) INFORMATION

Check here for the latest information for the Corona Virus (COVID-19).

The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) has set up a coronavirus (COVID-19) information line that will allow residents to get answers to general questions and receive information on resources available. That number is (402) 552-6645; hours of operation are 8 a.m.-8 p.m. CST, 7 days a week.

Sanitizing / Cleaning Information:

Schools / Childcare:

Businesses / Worksites:

Agricultural Communities:

General Information:

Many of these links can be translated into other languages.  If you are looking for specific languages, you can access the Language Assistance Services from the CDC as well by clicking here.


Approved Event Plans in the Four Corners District:

  • Model Train & Toy Show, Seward (September 2021)
  • Nebraska National Guard Museum – August 15th National Airborne Day Event


RECOMMENDATIONS FOR TRAVELERS

  • NE DHHS Guidance:  Testing is required within 3 days prior to return to US via airline or documentation of recovery.  Testing is recommended within 305 days after return to US AND quarantine 7 days after travel, or quarantine for 10 days if not testing.
  • CDC Updates:
    • If you’re not vaccinated:
      • Recommended: get tested 1-3 days prior to travel outside of the US
      • Required: testing within 3 days prior to return to US via airline or documentation of recovery
      • Recommended: testing 3-5 days after return to US AND quarantine 7 days after travel, or quarantine 10 days if not testing.
    • If you’re fully vaccinated:
      • Required: testing within 3 days prior to return to US via airline or documentation of recovery
      • Recommended:  testing 3-5 days after return to US, but NO need to quarantine.
  • Find more information from the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services.
  • CDC Information for Travelers

Definitions

  • Self-Quarantine: persons with known or potential exposure to a person with COVID-19 infection should remove themselves from situations where others could be exposed/infected should they develop infection and be self or actively monitored.
  • Self-Monitor: monitor yourself for symptoms consistent with COVID-19 infection, including cough, shortness of breath, fever, sore throat, and fatigue. Persons with known exposure to COVID-19 infection are asked to check for symptoms including fever twice daily (e.g., 8 am and 8 pm). Persons with COVID-19 infection should document symptoms to enable accurate determination of duration of isolation.
  • Self-Isolate: persons who develop symptoms consistent with COVID-19 (e.g. cough, shortness of breath, fever, loss of taste or smell) should eliminate contact with others.
  • Social Distancing: minimize interactions in crowded spaces by working from home, closing schools/switching to online classes, cancelling/postponing conferences and large meetings, and keeping individuals spaced at least 6 feet apart.
  • Close Contact: an individual who has been 6 feet (2 meters) of a person who tested positive or someone with the following symptoms including: fever 100.4 F. or above or sudden onset of cough or sudden onset of shortness of breath, for at least 15 minutes or more.
  • COVID-19 Illness Severity:
    • Mild Illness: Individuals who have any of the various signs and symptoms of COVID-19 (e.g., fever, cough, sore throat, malaise, headache, muscle pain) without shortness of breath, dyspnea, or abnormal chest imaging.
    • Moderate Illness: Individuals who have evidence of lower respiratory disease by clinical assessment/imaging, and a saturation of oxygen (SpO2) ≥94% on room air at sea level.
    • Severe Illness: Individuals who have respiratory frequency >30 breaths per minute, SpO2 <94% on room air at sea level (or, for patients with chronic hypoxemia, a decrease from baseline of >3%), ratio of arterial partial pressure of oxygen to fraction of inspired oxygen (PaO2/FiO2) <300 mmHg, or lung infiltrates >50%.
    • Critical Illness: Individuals who have respiratory failure, septic shock, and/or multiple organ dysfunction.