Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts recently announced statewide Directed Health Measures that began Nov. 11. “Both patrons and workers are required to wear a mask in any business where you have close contact with someone for 15 minutes or more.”
The City of Omaha extended its mask mandate until Feb. 28. The mandate says, “All individuals age five and older must wear a mask when they are in an indoor space that is open to the public unless six feet of separation from others can be achieved at all times.” Read the full mandate
Please do the right thing. Wearing a mask is an important way to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Since many are infected without ever showing symptoms, wearing a mask is a critical part of keeping our community healthy.
What our experts are saying
The Omaha World-Herald published this essay written by infectious diseases experts James Lawler, MD, Sara Bares, MD, and critical care physician Daniel Johnson, MD.Read More
There are many mask myths swirling around on the internet today. Infectious diseases expert Kelly Cawcutt, MD, MS, separates fact from fiction in this blog.Read More
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