The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) are monitoring and tracking the outbreak of the respiratory illness Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). As more cases are reported in the U.S., the Nebraska Health Care Association will communicate the latest information.
The CDC has declared COVID-19 a serious public health threat with a low immediate health risk at this time. The number of Nebraska confirmed cases, cases undergoing further testing, and cases tested negative can be found on the DHHS website. To review the Nebraska public health response, visit the DHHS website.
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CDC COVID-19 Update and Information for Long-Term Care Facilities
On Tuesday, March 17, 2020, the CDC Clinician Outreach and Communication Activity (COCA) hosted a webinar focused on current information on COVID-19 as it relates to long-term care facilities. Topics covered include infection and control guidance, steps facilities should take to prepare, and available resources. Tuesday, March 17, 2020 CDC COVID-19 Webinar Recording and Slides »