COVID-19 for General Public

Below, anything that is underlined is a clickable link to download a document or take you to the specific website.

This is the main page for COVID-19 from the CDC. At the bottom of the main page is a 'What's New' box that shows the most recent updated documents and information. 

This page has recommended strategies for employers to use to prevent the spread of COVID-19 among employees. It's also important to note that if you have an employee who is potentially exposed, they may need to stay quarantined at home for 14 days. Do you have in policy how to handle this situation?


1) Resources for Individuals, Families, K-12 Schools, Childcare facilities, Colleges & Universities, Businesses, Communities,

Healthcare Facilities, First Responders & Law Enforcement

2) Community Pandemic Planning and Resources

3) Journal of Hospital Infection - Persistence of coronavirus on inanimate surfaces and their inactivation with biocidal


4) EPA's Registered Anitmicrobial Products for Use Against Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, the cause of COVID-19 

5) What You Need to Know About Keeping Workplaces, Homes, Schools, or Commercial Establishments Safe

6) US Dept of Labor Coronavirus Resources 

7) Event, Public Gathering & School Guidance for March 16-31 

8) National Funeral Directors Association COVID-19 

9) Ag Resources 

10) Guidance for Nurseries and Garden Center Operators 

11) Building Water Quality & Coronavirus: Flushing Guidance for Periods of Low or No Use 

12) Guidance for Restricted Fair Openings in Nebraska *NEW* 05/29/2020

13) Guidance for Restricted Livestock Shows/Events in Nebraska *NEW* 05/29/2020

Howard County Medical Center Mental Health Services 308.223.0638

Mid-Plains Center Crisis Line 308.385.5250

National Suicide Prevention Life Line 800.273.8255

Region 3 Behavioral Health Services 800.321.4981 (staff checking voicemail)

Crisis Stabilization Unit 308.385.5250

Nebraska Family Helpline 888.866.8660

Disaster Distress Helpline 800.985.5990

Area Lakes

Due to the COVID-19 concern Nebraska Game and Parks and Lower Loup Natural Resource District have closed overnight camping through May 8th, with a possible extension of that date.

Outdoor Nebraska:

Lower Loup Natural Resource District: 

Health Department Contacts

For any questions related to COVID-19, please do not hesitate to reach out to the Health Department (308) 346-5795



934 I St, Burwell, NE 68823


Call 308.346.5795

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