Northeast Nebraska Public Health Department Press Release
For Immediate Release: Media in Cedar, Dixon, Thurston and Wayne Counties
Date: May 3, 2020
Contact: Julie Rother
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
One New Case of COVID-19 in NNPHD Health District
Northeast Nebraska Public Health Department (NNPHD) is reporting one new positive case of confirmed COVID-19 within the health district today. Today's patient resides in Dixon County and is a male under age 20 years. The public health investigation has begun to find close contacts to ensure quarantine and isolation measures are being taken. The source of the infection has been identified.
As of Sunday evening, 05/03/2020, there have been 265 COVID-19 tests reported for people living in the NNPHD Health District of Cedar, Dixon, Thurston, and Wayne Counties. The results of these tests includes 25 positive cases (Cedar - 4, Dixon - 13, Thurston - 6, and Wayne County - 2), 212 negatives, and 28 tests currently pending results.
You can stay up to date with the Coronavirus situation on the CDC website at https://www.cdc.gov/. Nebraska DHHS has a COVID-19 call in line where you can get your questions answered about the virus. The phone line operates from 8 am to 8 pm, seven days were week, 402-552-6645. Follow NNPHD on Facebook to get the latest local testing numbers and results or visit our website for local updates www.nnphd.org.