Catch up with today’s vaccination updates, data reports on new cases and other COVID-19 stats reported by health officials across Nebraska and Iowa. Keep scrolling to find helpful links and other related information, including phone numbers to call for help getting signed up for your vaccine.
The Nebraska Supreme Court has upheld the dismissal of a wrongful death lawsuit brought by the parents of a woman whose ex-boyfriend was convicted of killing her hours after his release from a psychiatric clinic.
Gov. Pete Ricketts says he’s confident that Nebraskans will be able to attend football games and other crowded events later this year as more people get coronavirus vaccinations, but he’s urging patience.
Many of the 29 million Americans diagnosed with COVID-19 may experience persistent symptoms even after they’ve recovered from their initial illness and develop what’s called “post-acute COVID-19 syndrome.” Simply put, they’re the “long-haulers.”
Officials across the nation are closing prisons as crime rates drop and views about drug use change, but not in Nebraska, where the governor is pushing for a new $230 million prison to relieve overcrowding and house a steadily rising inmate population.