COVID-19

Northeast Nebraska Public Health Department (NNPHD) reports the second confirmed COVID-19 case within the health district of Cedar, Dixon, Thurston and Wayne Counties. The patient, a female in her 30s and is a resident of Dixon County. Lab results were received by the health department on April 20...
The 2020 Wayne Chicken Show “40 Years of Egg-cellence” is scheduled to be held July 10-12 in Wayne. With uncertainties due to COVID-19, the Wayne Chicken Show committee, in consultation with Northeast Nebraska Public Health Department, is making contingency plans. The committee feels the...
The first case of COVID-19 has been reported in Wayne County, according to Northeast Nebraska Public Health Department (NNPHD) health director Julie Rother. In a release from NNPHD, it’s reported that a man in his 70s, and a resident of Wayne County, tested positive for COVID-19 on April 11. The...
In an effort to reduce spread of the virus that causes COVID-19, Northeast Nebraska Public Health Department (NNPHD) announces the implementation of Directed Health Measures (DHM) under Executive Order by the Governor of Nebraska. These DHMs impact the counties of Cedar, Dixon, Thurston and Wayne...
Providence Medical Center in Wayne has asked for no visitors to come to the facility. In an effort to keep possible COVID-19 exposure down, the hospital has changed its policy. Previously, PMC had been allowing two, then one visitor. The following is a release from Providence Medical Center:...
The following was a message sent from Laurel-Concord-Coleridge superintendent Jeremy Christiansen to LCC families:  Dear LCC Students and Families - It is with a heavy heart that I send this message to confirm that our schools will stay closed for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year. On...
Wayne State College informed students via email on March 31, that commencement ceremonies scheduled for Saturday, May 9 will be postponed. "Unfortunately, the current environment does not allow us to proceed with the May 9 undergraduate and graduate ceremonies as planned, given the continued need...
Below is an update from Northeast Nebraska Health Department: We now have community spread cases of COVID-19 in Nebraska. It is very important that we all take personal responsibility for slowing the spread of this virus. If you have any of the following symptoms you need to stay home and away from...
In an effort to control the spread of the COVID-19 virus, the City of Wayne is suspending its public transit service (handi-van) until further notice.
Providence Medical Center CEO Jim Frank said the hospital is ready if staff start to see COVID-19 patients coming through the door, but thankfully, so far, there are no confirmed cases at PMC. While there are no cases, PMC is fully prepared to deal with COVID-19, according to Nicole Haglund, vice...

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