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10/22/20 Scotts Bluff County Detention Center provides a COVID status update

10/22/20 El centro de detención del condado de Scotts Bluff proporciona una actualización del estado de COVID

10/22/20 Contact tracing intended to slow disease spread, Panhandle total: 1,631; Active: 534; Recovered: 1,086; Deaths: 11

10/22/20 El rastreo de contactos destinado a retardar la propagación de enfermedades Índice Total del Panhandle: 1,631; Activos: 534; Recuperados 1,086; Muertes: 11

10/20/20 The Heirloom Market, held in Bayard on Saturday, October 10, listed as community exposure site

10/20/20 El Heirloom Market, que tuvo lugar en Bayard el sábado 10 de octubre, figura como sitio de exposición comunitaria

10/19/20 Panhandle risk dial moves further into orange: high risk of COVID spread; Panhandle total: 1,396; Active: 375; Recovered: 1,010; Deaths: 11

10/19/20 El dial de riesgo de Panhandle se mueve aún más a anaranjado: alto riesgo de propagación de COVID; Índice Total del Panhandle: 1,396; Activos: 375; Recuperados: 1,010; Muertes: 11

10/17/20 Three Scotts Bluff County Detention Center inmates and two staff have been confirmed positive with COVID.

10/17/20 Tres reclusos del Centro de Detención del Condado de Scotts Bluff y dos miembros del personal han sido confirmados como positivos con COVID.

10/15/20 Panhandle total: 1236, Active: 274, Recovered: 951, Deaths: 11

10/15/20 Índice Total del Panhandle: 1236, Activos: 274, Recuperados: 951, Muertes: 11

10/12/20 Six Panhandle counties join Box Butte County in moving to orange on the risk dial equating to high risk of COVID spread; Panhandle total: 1106, Active: 185, Recovered: 910, Deaths: 11

10/12/20 Seis condados del Panhandle se unen al condado de Box Butte para pasar a anaranjado en el marcador de riesgo que equivale a un alto riesgo de propagación de COVID Índice Total del Panhandle: 1106, Activos: 185, Recuperados: 910, Muertes: 11

10/8/20 Two more COVID-related deaths in Scotts Bluff County confirmed; Panhandle total: 1029, Active: 150, Recovered: 868, Deaths: 11

10/8/20 Confirmadas dos muertes más relacionadas con COVID en el condado de Scotts Bluff; Índice Total del Panhandle: 1029, Activos: 150, Recuperados: 868, Muertes: 11

10/5/20 Box Butte County first county to move into orange on the Panhandle risk dial, residents urged to monitor for symptoms and take critical safety precautions
Panhandle total: 967, Active: 116, Recovered: 842, Deaths: 9

10/5/20 El condado de Box Butte es el primer condado en pasar a naranja en el marcador de riesgo de Panhandle, se instó a los residentes a controlar los síntomas y tomar precauciones de seguridad críticas Índice Total del Panhandle: 967, Activos: 116, Recuperados: 842, Muertes: 9

10/2/20 Three organizations honored with the Governor’s Wellness Award and a Chadron woman receives Leading Light Award at virtual safety & wellness conference

10/1/20 Recent graphs shared on the Thursday briefing provide updated trends in the area and specific counties; Panhandle total: 916, Active: 94, Recovered: 813, Deaths: 9

10/1/20 Los gráficos recientes compartidos en la sesión informativa del jueves proporcionan tendencias actualizadas en el área y condados específicos
Índice Total del Panhandle: 916, Activos: 94, Recuperados: 813, Muertes: 9

9/28/20 Keeping kids in school is the goal; Panhandle total: 869, Active: 80, Recovered: 779, Deaths: 9

9/28/20 Mantener a los niños en la escuela es el objetivo Índice Total del Panhandle: 869, Activos: 80, Recuperados: 779, Muertes: 9

9/24/20 We all play a part to ensure our loved ones, friends, and neighbors have what they need to feel safe and supported during COVID
Panhandle total: 845, Active: 93, Recovered: 743, Deaths: 9

9/24/20 Todos contribuimos a garantizar que nuestros seres queridos, amigos y vecinos tengan lo que necesitan para sentirse seguros y apoyados durante COVID. Índice Total del Panhandle: 845, Activos: 93, Recuperados: 743, Muertes: 9

9/21/20 First COVID-related death reported in Box Butte County brings total Panhandle deaths to nine; Panhandle total: 810, Active: 85, Recovered: 716, Deaths: 9

9/21/20 La primera muerte relacionada con COVID reportada en el condado de Box Butte eleva el total de muertes en Panhandle a nueve Índice Total del Panhandle: 810, Activos: 85, Recuperados: 716, Muertes: 9

9/17/20 Governor’s Directed Health Measure does not change the Long-term Care COVID Phasing Guidance; Panhandle total: 794, Active: 92, Recovered: 694, Deaths: 8

9/17/20 La Medida de Salud Dirigida por el Gobernador no cambia la Guía de Pagos de COVID de Cuidado a Largo Plazo Índice Total del Panhandle: 794, Activos: 92, Recuperados: 694, Muertes: 8

9/16/20 Eighth COVID-related death reported in the Panhandle, first confirmed COVID case in Grant County

9/16/20 Octava muerte relacionada con COVID reportada en el Panhandle, primer caso confirmado de COVID en el condado de Grant

9/14/20 Seventh COVID-related death reported in the Panhandle; Panhandle total: 756, Active: 83, Recovered: 666, Deaths: 7

9/14/20 Séptima muerte relacionada con COVID reportada en el Panhandle; Índice Total del Panhandle: 756, Activos: 83, Recuperados: 666, Muertes: 7

9/10/20 Governor’s Directed Health Measure moving to phase four tomorrow, September 11; Panhandle total: 730, Active: 84, Recovered: 640, Deaths: 6

9/10/20 La medida de salud dirigida por el gobernador pasará a la fase cuatro mañana, 11 de septiembre Índice Total del Panhandle: 730, Activos: 84, Recuperados: 640, Muertes: 6

9/8/20 Panhandle Public Health District is moving to Phase 4 of the Governor’s Directed Health Measure on September 11; Panhandle total: 711, Active: 83, Recovered: 622, Deaths: 6

9/8/20 El distrito de salud pública del Panhandle pasará a la fase 4 de la medida de salud dirigida por el gobernador el 11 de septiembre Índice Total del Panhandle: 711, Activos: 83, Recuperados: 622, Muertes: 6

9/8/20 Panhandle Mosquitoes Test Positive for West Nile Virus

9/3/20 Panhandle Unified Command has reduced their briefings and news releases to twice-a-week, case reports are updated weekdays on their dashboard
Panhandle total: 674, Active: 74, Recovered: 594, Deaths: 6

9/3/20 El Comando Unificado de Panhandle ha reducido sus sesiones informativas y comunicados de prensa a dos veces a la semana, los informes de casos se actualizan de lunes a viernes en su panel de control; Índice Total del Panhandle: 674, Activos: 74, Recuperados: 594, Muertes: 6

9/3/20 2020 Out of the Darkness Community Walk for Suicide Awareness

8/31/20 Panhandle Unified Command addresses CDC statement on COVID death counts; Panhandle total: 634, Active: 76, Recovered: 552, Deaths: 6

8/31/20 El Comando Unificado de Panhandle aborda la declaración de los CDC sobre los recuentos de muertes por COVID; Índice Total del Panhandle: 634, Activos: 76, Recuperados: 552, Muertes: 6

8/29/20 Alliance Public Schools received confirmation from Panhandle Public Health District on Friday, August 28 of an Alliance elementary student positive with COVID.

8/29/20 Las Escuelas Públicas de Alliance recibieron la confirmación del Distrito de Salud Pública del Panhandle el viernes 28 de agosto de un estudiante de primaria de Alliance positivo con COVID.

8/28/20 Reminder: Panhandle Unified Command will be updating their communications; Panhandle total: 623, Active: 95, Recovered: 522, Deaths: 6

8/28/20 Recordatorio: El Comando Unificado del Panhandle actualizará sus comunicaciones; Indice Total del Panhandle: 623, Activos: 95, Recuperados: 522, Muertes: 6

8/28/20 Chadron Verizon News Release

8/28/20 Verizon de Chadron fue notificado recientemente que uno de sus empleados fue confirmado como positivo al COVID y otros cinco empleados fueron identificados como contactos cercanos y serán puestos en cuarentena.

8/27/20 Panhandle total: 614, Active: 100, Recovered: 508, Deaths: 6

8/27/20 Índice total del Panhandle: 614, Activos: 100, Recuperados: 508, Fallecidos: 6

8/26/20 Governor’s Directed Health Measure Extended Until September 13; Panhandle total: 606, Active: 105, Recovered: 495, Deaths: 6

8/25/20 Panhandle Unified Command will be updating their communications; Panhandle total: 585, Active: 94, Recovered: 485, Deaths: 6

8/25/20 El Comando Unificado del Panhandle estará actualizando sus comunicaciones; Índice total del Panhandle: 585, Activos: 94, Recuperados: 485, Fallecidos: 6

8/24/20 Be Supportive | Be Careful | Be Alert | Be Kind Panhandle total: 567, Active: 80, Recovered: 481, Deaths: 6

8/24/20 Sea Solidaridario| Sea Cuidadoso | Este alerta| Sea Amable índice total del Panhandle total: 567, Activos: 80, Recuperados: 481, Fallecidos: 6

8/21/20 Max’s Highway Diner, located in Big Springs, was notified today that an employee has tested positive for COVID and two employees identified as close contacts will be self-quarantining.

8/21/20 El Restaurante, Max’s Highway Diner, ubicado en Big Springs, fue notificado hoy que uno de sus empleados resulto positivo para el COVID y dos de sus empleados han sido identificados como contactos cercanos los cuales se pondrán en cuarentena auto restringida.

8/20/20 Panhandle total: 533, Active: 76, Recovered: 451, Deaths: 6

8/19/20 Keep your friends, family, neighbors, and community safe when instructed to quarantine or isolate; Panhandle total: 525, Active: 71, Recovered: 448, Deaths: 6

8/19/20 Mantenga a sus amigos, familia, vecinos, y comunidad seguros cuando se le pide ponerse en cuarentena o aislamiento Índice total del Panhandle: 525, Activos: 71, Recuperados: 448, Fallecidos: 6

8/18/20 Goal is to keep schools and businesses open while mitigating risk; Panhandle total: 517, Active: 72, Recovered: 439, Deaths: 6

8/18/20 El objetivo es mantener abiertas las escuelas y las empresas mientras se mitiga el riesgo; Índice Total del Panhandle: 517, Activos: 72, Recuperados: 439, Muertes: 6

8/17/20 Two recent incidents show the value of mask-wearing as a critical prevention tool; Panhandle total: 504, Active: 64, Recovered: 434, Deaths: 6

8/17/20 Dos incidentes recientes muestran el valor del uso de mascarillas como herramienta de prevención fundamental; Índice Total del Panhandle: 504, Activos: 64, Recuperados: 434, Muertes: 6

8/14/20 Relief funds for health care providers available, applications due by Friday, August 28 Panhandle total: 489, Active: 56, Recovered: 427, Deaths: 6

8/14/20 Fondos de ayuda para proveedores de atención médica disponibles, las solicitudes deben presentarse antes del viernes, el 28 de agosto Índice Total del Panhandle: 489, Activos: 56, Recuperados: 427, Muertes: 6

8/13/20 Updated quarantine guidance; Panhandle total: 481, Active: 56, Recovered: 419, Deaths: 6

8/13/20 Guía de cuarentena actualizada Índice Total del Panhandle: 481, Activos: 56, Recuperados: 419, Muertes: 6

8/12/20 Masks do not cause self-contamination; Panhandle total: 479, Active: 56, Recovered: 417, Deaths: 6

8/12/20 Las mascarillas no provocan autocontaminación. Índice Total del Panhandle: 479, Activos: 56, Recuperados: 417, Muertes: 6

8/11/20 Supporting your child during COVID-19; Panhandle total: 469, Active: 50, Recovered: 413, Deaths: 6

8/11/20 Apoyando a su hijo durante COVID-19; Índice Total del Panhandle: 469, Activos: 50, Recuperados: 413, Muertes: 6

8/10/20 Be Supportive. Be Careful. Be Alert. Be Kind. Panhandle total: 463, Active: 47, Recovered: 410, Deaths: 6

8/10/20 Sea de apoyo. Tenga cuidado. Esté alerta. Sea amable. Índice Total del Panhandle: 463, Activos: 47, Recuperados: 410, Muertes: 6

8/7/20 Schools have the highest person density in community settings; Panhandle total: 451, Active: 40, Recovered: 405, Deaths: 6

8/7/20 Las escuelas tienen la mayor densidad de personas en entornos comunitarios Índice Total del Panhandle: 447, Activos: 40, Recuperados: 401, Muertes: 6

8/6/20 Community Exposure Site: Cal Ripken 11 under State Tournament; Panhandle total: 447, Active: 40, Recovered: 401, Deaths: 6

8/6/20 Sitio de exposición comunitaria: Torneo estatal Cal Ripken 11 y menor Índice Total del Panhandle: 447, Activos: 40, Recuperados: 401, Muertes: 6

8/6/20 Sheridan County Jail responds to presumed COVID-19 positive case

8/5/20 Quarantining close contacts is key to reducing the spread of COVID-19; Panhandle total: 447, Active: 43, Recovered: 398, Deaths: 6

8/5/20 Poner en cuarentena a los contactos cercanos es clave para reducir la propagación de COVID-19 Índice Total del Panhandle: 447, Activos: 43, Recuperados: 398, Muertes: 6

8/4/20 Weekly risk dial update shows the Panhandle area faring slightly better, still at moderate risk Panhandle total: 444, Active: 54, Recovered: 384, Deaths: 6

8/4/20 La actualización de marcación de riesgo semanal muestra que el área de Panhandle está yendo un poco mejor, aún en riesgo moderado Índice Total del Panhandle: 444, Activos: 54, Recuperados: 384, Muertes: 6

8/3/20 Be sure kindness is included on your back-to-school checklist! Panhandle total: 439, Active: 55, Recovered: 378, Deaths: 6

8/3/20 ¡Asegúrese de que la amabilidad esté incluida en su lista de verificación de regreso a la escuela! Índice Total del Panhandle: 439, Activos: 55, Recuperados: 378, Muertes: 6

7/31/20 Panhandle will remain in phase three of the Governor’s Directed Health Measure through August; Panhandle total: 432, Active: 53, Recovered: 373, Deaths: 6

7/31/20 Panhandle permanecerá en la fase tres de la Medida de salud dirigida del gobernador hasta agosto Índice Total del Panhandle: 432, Activos: 53, Recuperados: 373, Muertes: 6

7/30/20 Be Supportive, Be Careful, Be Alert, Be Kind; Panhandle total: 428, Active: 63, Recovered: 359, Deaths: 6

7/30/20 Sea solidario, tenga cuidado, esté alerta, sea amable Índice Total del Panhandle: 428, Activos: 63, Recuperados: 359, Muertes: 6

7/30/20 Oregon Trail Roadhouse in Gering and Panhandle Unified Command have worked closely in preventing any potential concerns for employees and the community

7/30/20 Oregon Trail Roadhouse en Gering y el Comando Unificado Panhandle han trabajado estrechamente para prevenir cualquier preocupación potencial para los empleados y la comunidad

7/29/20 You can catch COVID-19 no matter how sunny or hot the weather is Panhandle total: 419, Active: 63, Recovered: 350, Deaths: 6

7/29/20 Puede adquirir COVID-19 sin importar qué tan soleado o caluroso sea el clima Índice Total del Panhandle: 419, Activo: 63, Recuperado: 350, Muertes: 6

7/28/20 Unified Command changing reporting beginning August 3, all information continues to be available in the online dashboard
Panhandle total: 415, Active: 60, Recovered: 349, Deaths: 6

7/28/20 Comando unificado que cambia los informes a partir del 3 de agosto, toda la información sigue estando disponible en el panel en línea Índice Total del Panhandle: 415, Activos: 60, Recuperados: 349, Muertes: 6

7/27/20 Fair & 4-H organizers are working hard for a safe experience for all, fair-goers must be responsible when attending as well Panhandle total: 415, Active: 68, Recovered: 341, Deaths: 6

7/27/20 Los organizadores de la feria y 4-H están trabajando duro para una experiencia segura para todos, los asistentes a la feria también deben ser responsables al asistir Índice Total del Panhandle: 415, Activos: 68, Recuperados: 341, Muertes: 6

7/24/20 Panhandle total: 411, Active: 79, Recovered: 326, Deaths: 6

7/24/20 Índice Total del Panhandle: 411, Activos: 79, Recuperados: 326, Muertes: 6

7/23/20 Negative test does not mean a person can stop quarantining; Panhandle total: 404, Active: 74, Recovered: 325, Deaths: 5

7/23/20 La prueba negativa no significa que una persona puede dejar de poner en cuarentena Índice Total del Panhandle: 404, Activos: 74, Recuperados: 325, Muertes: 5

7/22/20 Be sure to submit event safety plans! Panhandle total: 397, Active: 72, Recovered: 318, Deaths: 5

7/22/20 ¡Asegúrese de enviar planes de seguridad para eventos! Índice Total del Panhandle: 397, Activos: 72, Recuperados: 318, Muertes: 5

7/21/20 Despite myths, children can become sick with and carry COVID-19; Panhandle total: 388, Active: 72, Recovered: 311, Deaths: 5

7/21/20 A pesar de los mitos, los niños pueden enfermarse y portar COVID-19 Índice Total del Panhandle: 388, Activos: 72, Recuperados: 311, Muertes: 5

7/20/20 Be a wise information-seeker during the COVID-19 pandemi7/27/20 Fair & 4-H organizers are working hard for a safe experience for all, fair-goers must be responsible when attending as well
Panhandle total: 415, Active: 68, Recovered: 341, Deaths: 6
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7/20/20 Sea un sabio buscador de información durante la pandemia COVID-19; Índice Total del Panhandle: 387, Activos: 74, Recuperados: 308, Muertes: 5

7/17/20 Practice important COVID-19 prevention over weekend activities Panhandle total: 374, Active: 71, Recovered: 298, Deaths: 5

7/17/20 Practique la importante prevención del COVID-19 durante las actividades del fin de semana Índice total del Panhandle: 374, Activos: 71, Recuperados: 298, Muertes: 5

7/16/20 Physical toll of recovering from COVID-19 should not leave a lifetime of mental health scars Panhandle total: 369, Active: 69, Recovered: 295, Deaths: 5

7/16/20 El desgaste físico de la recuperación de COVID-19 no debe dejar toda una vida de cicatrices de salud mental;

Índice total del Panhandle: 369, Activos: 69, Recuperados: 295, Muertes: 5

7/15/20 Panhandle total: 365, Active: 66, Recovered: 294, Deaths: 5

7/15/20 Índice total del Panhandle: 365, Activos: 66, Recuperados: 294, Muertes: 5

7/14/20 Panhandle total: 363, Active: 66, Recovered: 292, Deaths: 5

7/14/20 Índice total del Panhandle: 363, Activos: 66, Recuperados: 292, Muertes: 5

7/13/20 When planning or attending larger community events, COVID-19 prevention remains critical Panhandle total: 359, Active: 71, Recovered: 283, Deaths: 5

7/13/20 Al planificar o asistir a eventos comunitarios más grandes, la prevención COVID-19 sigue siendo esencial
Indice total del Panhandle: 359, Activos: 71, Recuperados: 283, Muertes: 5

7/10/20 Panhandle Unified Command reminds the public we are all in this together and reports two more cases in Scottsbluff County Panhandle total: 347, Active: 75, Recovered: 267, Deaths: 5

7/10/20 El Comando Unificado del Panhandle le recuerda al público de que todos estamos en esto juntos e informa dos casos más en el Condado de Scottsbluff
Índice total en el Panhandle: 347, Activos: 75, Recuperados: 267, Muertes: 5

7/9/20 Panhandle Unified Command reports fifth death in Scotts Bluff County, one more case and 16 recoveries announced Panhandle total: 345, Active: 83, Recovered: 257, Deaths: 5

7/9/20 El Comando Unificado del Panhandle informa de la quinta muerte en el condado de Scotts Bluff, anuncian un caso más y 16 recuperaciones
Índice total del Panhandle: 345, Activos: 83, Recuperados: 257, Muertes: 5

7/8/20 Six more cases announced; Panhandle total: 344, Active: 99, Recovered: 241, Deaths: 4

7/8/20 Seis casos más anunciados; Indice total del Panhandle: 344, Activos: 99, Recuperados: 241, Muertes: 4

7/7/20 Risk dial updated for the Panhandle each Tuesday Three more cases, fourth COVID-19 related death announced Panhandle total: 338, Active: 106, Recovered: 228, Deaths: 4

7/7/20 Marca de riesgo actualizada para el Panhandle cada martes; Tres casos más, se anunció la cuarta muerte relacionada con COVID-19
Indice total del Panhandle: 338, Activos: 106, Recuperado: 228, Muertes: 4

7/6/20 Droplets spread by speaking while masked or unmasked is a major difference Thirteen more cases announced since last reporting on July 2; Panhandle total: 335, Active: 114, Recovered: 218, Deaths: 3

7/6/20 Las gotas se propagan hablando mientras están enmascaradas o desenmascaradas es una diferencia importante
Se anuncian Trece casos más desde la última notificación del 2 de julio; Índice total del Panhandle: 335, Activos: 114, Recuperados: 218, Muertes: 3

7/4/20 Bridgeport Dental Clinic and Panhandle Unified Command have worked closely in preventing any potential concerns for employees, their families, and the community as they remain committed towards mitigating any further risk and keeping everyone safe and healthy.

7/4/20 La Clínica Dental de Bridgeport y el Comando Unificado han estado trabajando de cerca en prevenir cualquier preocupación potencial para sus empleados, sus familias, y para la comunidad, ya que se mantienen comprometidos en mitigar cualquier riesgo adicional y en mantener a todos saludables y seguros.

7/2/20 Coronavirus risk levels by activity shared by Nebraska Medicine Ten more cases announced; Panhandle total: 322, Active: 120, Recovered: 199, Deaths: 3

7/2/20 Nebraska Medicine comparte los Niveles de riesgo del Coronavirus por actividad Se anuncian diez casos más; índice total en el Panhandle: 322, Activos: 120, Recuperados: 199, Fallecidos: 3

7/1/20 Panhandle Public Health District wishes you and yours a safe and happy Independence Day Nine more cases announced; Panhandle total: 312, Active: 111, Recovered: 198, Deaths: 3

7/1/20 El Distrito de Salud Publica del Panhandle les desea a ustedes y a los suyos un feliz y Seguro Dia de Independencia Se anuncian nueve casos mas: Indice total del Panhandlel: 312, Activos: 111, Recuperados: 198, Fallecidos: 3

6/30/20 Public support of mask-wearing continues to increase Five more cases announced; Panhandle total: 303, Active: 114, Recovered: 186, Deaths: 3

6/30/20 El apoyo público de utilizar cubre bocas continúa creciendo Se anuncian cinco casos más: índice total en el Panhandle: 303, Activos: 114, Recuperados: 186, Fallecidos: 3

6/30/20 Gordon-Rushville Public Schools

6/30/20 Se le notificó a las Escuelas Públicas de Gordon-Rushville

6/29/20 Self-quarantine requirement is critical for community safety and required by the Governor’s current Directed Health Measure Nineteen more cases announced; Panhandle total: 298, Active: 110, Recovered: 185, Deaths: 3

6/29/20 El requisito de cuarentena auto restringida es para la seguridad de la comunidad y es requerida por la Directriz de Salud actual del Gobernador Se anuncian Diecinueve casos más; Índice total del Panhandle total: 298, Activos: 110, Recuperados: 185, Fallecidos: 3

6/26/20 Twelve more cases announced; Panhandle total: 279, Active: 106, Recovered: 170, Deaths: 3

6/26/20 Se anuncian doce casos más; índice total del Panhandle: 279, Activos: 106, Recuperados: 170, Fallecidos: 3

6/25/20 Funding announced today for Nebraska charitable and provider organizations Twelve more cases announced; Panhandle total: 267, Active: 98, Recovered: 166, Deaths: 3

6/25/20 Se anuncia financiamiento para las organizaciones caritativas y de proveedores Se anuncian doce casos más; índice total del Panhandle: 267, Activos: 98, Recuperados: 166, Fallecidos: 3

6/24/20 Manténgase Seguro en los eventos de verano y reuniones Se anuncian tres casos más: Índice total del Panhandle: 255, Activos: 87, Recuperados: 165, Fallecidos: 3 A medida que

6/24/20 Keep safe at summer events and gatherings Three more cases announced; Panhandle total: 255, Active: 87, Recovered: 165, Deaths: 3

6/23/20 Nine more cases announced; Panhandle total: 252, Active: 94, Recovered: 155, Deaths: 3

6/23/20 Se anuncian nueve casos más; Índice total en el Panhandle total: 252, Activos: 94, Recuperados: 155, Fallecimientos: 3

6/22/20 Scotts Bluff County reports third COVID-19 related death in the Panhandle Nine more cases announced; Panhandle total: 243, Active: 88, Recovered: 152, Deaths: 3

6/22/20 El Condado de Scotts Bluff reporta el tercer fallecimiento relacionado con el COVID-19 en el Panhandle Se anuncian nueve casos más; Índice total en el Panhandle total: 243, Activos: 88, Recuperados: 152, Fallecimientos: 3

6/19/20 Phase three of the Governor’s Directed Health Measure will take effect Monday, June 22 Three more cases announced; Panhandle total: 234, Active: 90, Recovered: 142, Deaths: 2

6/19/20 La Fase tres de La Directiva de Medidas de Salud del Gobernador tomara efecto el dio Lunes 22 de junio del 2020 Se anuncian tres casos más: El Índice total del Panhandle total: 234, Activos: 90, Recuperados: 142, Fallecidos: 2

6/18/20 Free drive-thru testing upcoming in Scottsbluff & Sidney Three more cases announced; Panhandle total: 231, Active: 87, Recovered: 142, Deaths: 2

6/18/20 Pruebas gratuitas por automóvil prontamente el Scottsbluff & Sidney Se anuncian tres casos más; Índice total del Panhandle: 231, Activos: 87, Recuperados: 142, Fallecidos: 2

6/17/20 Free drive-thru testing upcoming in Alliance, Scottsbluff, & Sidney Eight more cases announced; Panhandle total: 228, Active: 87, Recovered: 139, Deaths: 2

6/17/20 Pruebas gratuitas por automóvil prontamente en Alliance, Scottsbluff & Sidney Se anuncian ocho casos mas: Indice total del Panhandle: 228, Activos: 87, Recuperados: 139, Fallecidos: 2

6/16/20 Free drive-thru testing available in four Panhandle communities this week Two more cases announced; Panhandle total: 220, Active: 83, Recovered: 135, Deaths: 2

6/16/20 Pruebas gratuitas por automóvil prontamente en cuatro comunidades del Panhandle Se anuncian dos casos más: Índice total del Panhandle: 220, Activos: 83, Recuperados: 135, Fallecidos: 2

6/15/20 Newly announced phase three Directed Health Measure to take effect June 22 Nine more cases announced; Panhandle total: 218, Active: 86, Recovered: 130, Deaths: 2

6/15/20 Se anuncia la Fasw tres de la Directriz de Medidas de Salud que tomara efecto el dia 22 de Junio Se anuncian nueve casos mas: Indice total del Panhandle: 218, Activos: 86, Recuperados: 130, Fallecidos: 2

6/12/20 Free drive-thru testing coming to the Panhandle next week First positive announced in Sioux County, Nine more cases announced; Panhandle total: 209, Active: 90, Recovered: 117, Deaths: 2

6/12/20 La próxima semana pruebas gratuitas en el Panhandle Se anuncia el primer caso positivo en el Condado de Sioux, Se anuncian nueve casos mas; Índice total del Panhandle: 209, Activos: 90, Recuperados: 117, Fallecidos: 2

6/11/20 Scotts Bluff County reports second COVID-19 related death in the Panhandle

6/11/20 El Condado de Scotts Bluff reporta el segundo fallecimiento relacionado con el COVID-19 en el Panhandle

6/11/20 Seven more cases announced; Panhandle total: 200, Active: 95, Recovered: 104, Deaths: 1

6/11/20 Se anuncian siete casos mas:Panhandle total: 200, Activos: 95, Recuperados: 104, Fallecidos: 1

6/10/20 Four more cases announced; Panhandle total: 193, Active: 94, Recovered: 98, Deaths: 1

6/10/20 Se anuncian cuatro casos mas; Panhandle total: 193, Activos: 94, Recuperados: 98, Fallecidos: 1

6/10/20 Scotts Bluff County reports the first COVID-19 related death in the Panhandle

6/10/20 El Condado de Scotts Bluff reporta el primer fallecimiento por causa del COVID-19 en el Panhandle

6/9/20 Virtual meeting set for Thursday @ 6pm for Fair Boards, Managers, Volunteers, & 4H reps Four more cases announced; Panhandle total: 189, Active: 99, Recovered: 90

6/9/20 Reunión Virtual programada para el día Jueves @6pm para las mesas directivas de las Ferias, Manejadores, Voluntarios, & representantes de 4H reps Se anuncian cuatro casos más: Índice total del Panhandle: 189, Activos: 99, Recuperados: 90

6/8/20 Seven more cases announced, first positive case confirmed in Banner County; Panhandle total: 185, Active: 97, Recovered: 88

6/8/20 Se anuncian siete casos más, se confirma el primer caso positivo en el Condado de Banner Índice Total en el Panhandle: 185, Activos: 97, Recuperados: 88

6/6/20 Free testing offered Sunday in Sidney from 8am-Noon; Four more cases announced; Panhandle total: 178, Active: 90, Recovered: 88

6/6/20 Se ofrecerán pruebas gratuitas el día Domingo en Sidney de las 8am-Medio Dia; Se anuncian cuatro casos más; Índice Total del Panhandle: 178, Activos: 90, Recuperados: 88

6/5/20 Free testing available in the Panhandle; Seven more cases announced; Panhandle total: 174, Active: 86, Recovered: 88

6/5/20 Pruebas gratis disponibles en el Panhandle; Se anuncian siete casos  más; Indice Total en el Panhandle: 174, Activos: 86, Recuperados: 88

6/4/20 Three more Panhandle locations remaining for drive-thru testing this week; Ten more cases announced, Panhandle total: 167, Active: 79, Recovered: 88

6/4/20 Tres ubicaciones mas en el Panhandle restantes para pruebas por automovil esta semana; Se anuncian diez casos mas, índice total del Panhandle: 167, Activos: 79, Recuperados:88

6/3/20 Get registered now for drive-thru testing coming to a location near you! Six more cases announced, Panhandle total: 157, Active: 70, Recovered: 87

6/2/20 Get registered now for drive-thru testing coming to a location near you! Ten more cases announced, Panhandle total: 151, Active: 65, Recovered: 86

6/2/20 ¡Inscríbase ahora para realizar pruebas de manejo en una ubicación cercana a usted! Diez casos más anunciados, Panhandle total: 151, Activo: 65, Recuperado: 86

6/1/20 Five more cases announced, Panhandle total: 141, Active: 63, Recovered: 78
Free drive-thru COVID-19 testing available Wednesday-Saturday in five Panhandle communities

6/1/20 Cinco casos más anunciados, Panhandle total: 141, Activo: 63, Recuperado: 78
Pruebas gratuitas de COVID-19 disponibles de miércoles a sábado en cinco comunidades de Panhandle

6/1/20 Prevent West Nile Virus

5/30/20 Fourteen new COVID-19 cases confirmed; Panhandle total positive case count 136: 59 active and 77 recovered

5/30/20 Catorce nuevos casos de COVID-19 confirmados; Panhandle total de casos positivos 136: 59 activos y 77 recuperados

5/29/20 Six new COVID-19 cases confirmed; Garden County first case confirmed and a community exposure site announced; Panhandle total positive count 122 with 77 recovered

5/29/20 Seis nuevos casos de COVID-19 confirmados; Se confirma el primer caso del condado de Garden y se anuncia un sitio de exposición comunitaria
Panhandle cuenta positiva total 122 con 77 recuperados

5/28/20 Sunshine Corner Day Care closes until June 12, 2020 as an increased precautionary measure for staff and child safety

5/28/20 Sunshine Corner Day Care cierra hasta el 12 de junio de 2020 como una medida de precaución aumentada para el personal y la seguridad infantil

5/28/20 Nine new COVID-19 cases confirmed; Panhandle total positive count 116 with 75 recovered

5/28/20 Nueve nuevos casos de COVID-19 confirmados; Panhandle cuenta positiva total 116 con 75 recuperados

5/27/20 Two new COVID-19 cases confirmed; Panhandle total positive count 107 with 73 recoveries

5/27/20 Se confirmaron dos nuevos casos de COVID-19; Panhandle conteo positivo total 107 con 73 recuperaciones

5/26/20 Gathering, Event, & Venue Reopening Application Now Available
Five new COVID-19 cases confirmed; Panhandle total positive count 105 with 73 recoveries

5/26/20 Solicitud de reapertura de reuniones, eventos y lugares ahora disponible
Cinco nuevos casos de COVID-19 confirmados; Panhandle cuenta positiva total 105 con 73 recuperaciones

5/24/20 Nine new COVID-19 cases confirmed; Panhandle total positive count 100

5/24/20 Nueve nuevos casos de COVID-19 confirmados; Panhandle recuento positivo total 100

5/22/20 Two new cases of COVID-19, Panhandle total case count 91: 25 active, 66 recovered
Updated information provided for Scotts Bluff County cases announced on 05.21.2020

5/22/20 Dos nuevos casos de COVID-19, total de casos de Panhandle 91: 25 activos, 66 recuperados.
Información actualizada provista para los casos del condado de Scotts Bluff anunciada el 21/05/2020

5/21/20 Directed Health Measure for June released today by Governor Ricketts; Two new cases of COVID-19, Panhandle total case count 89: 25 active, 64 recovered

5/21/20 Medida de salud dirigida para junio publicada hoy por el gobernador Ricketts; Dos nuevos casos de COVID-19, total de casos de Panhandle 89: 25 activos, 64 recuper

5/20/20 Know how COVID-19 spreads, the best way to prevent illness is to avoid being exposed to the virus, One new case of COVID-19, Panhandle total case count 87: 24 active, 63 recovered

5/20/20 Saber como se propaga el COVID-19, la major manera de prevenir la enfermedad es evitar el exponerse al virus
Un caso nuevo de COVID-19, el índice total de casos en el Panhandle es de 87: 24 activos, 63 recuperados

5/19/20 Free drive-thru COVID-19 testing available in Scottsbluff on Thursday and Friday 

5/17/20 Wearing gloves only recommended when cleaning or caring for someone who is sick, handwashing remains the best prevention Four new cases of COVID-19, Panhandle total case count 86: 32 active, 54 recovered

5/17/20 La recomendacion de ponerse guantes es solamete para limpiar o al cuidar de alguien que este enfermo, el lavarse las manos permanece siendo la mejor prevención Cuatro casos nuevos de COVID-19, el índice total de casos en el Panhandle es de 86: 32 activos, 54 recuperados

5/15/20 Three new cases of COVID-19 in Scotts Bluff County, Six more cases deemed recovered

5/15/20 Tres casos nuevos de COVID-19 en el Condado de  Scotts Bluff,  Seis casos mas se consideran recuperados

5/14/20 Wash your hands often to protect yourself and others from COVID-19; One new case of COVID-19 in Scotts Bluff County

5/14/20 Lavese las manos con frecuencia para protejerse a usted mismo y a los demas del COVID-19; Un nuevo caso de COVID-19 en el Condado de Scotts Bluff

5/13/20 Two new COVID-19 cases, one in Scotts Bluff County and one in Morrill County Panhandle total positive count 78, recovered count 48

5/13/20 Dos casos nuevos de COVID-19, uno en el Condado de Scotts Bluff y uno en el Condado de  Morrill El índice total de casos positivos en el Panhandle es 78, el índice de casos recuperados es 48

5/12/20 One new COVID-19 case and three recoveries in Scotts Bluff County Panhandle total positive count 76, recovered count 47

5/12/20 Un Caso nuevo de COVID-19,  y tres recuperados, sube el indice total de casos positivos en el Panhandle son 76, y casos recuperados a 47

5/11/20 One new COVID-19 case, Panhandle total positive count 75

5/11/20 Un Caso nuevo de COVID-19, el idice total de casos positivos en el Panhandle son 75  

5/11/20 Investigation complete for Dawes County case announced on May 8, Box Butte County case deemed recovered

5/11/20 Investigación completada para el caso del condado de Dawes anunciada el 8 de mayo, caso del condado de Box Butte considerado recuperado

5/9/20 One new COVID-19 case, Panhandle total positive count 74

5/9/20 Un caso nuevo de COVID-19, Panhandle recuento positivo total 74

5/8/20 Five new COVID-19 cases, first positive case in Dawes County Panhandle total positive count 73

5/8/20 Cinco nuevos casos de COVID-19, primer caso positivo en el condado de Dawes Panhandle recuento positivo total 73

5/7/20 Free drive-thru COVID-19 testing available at six sites across the Panhandle for those with symptoms or at risk of being exposed

5/7/20 Pruebas gratuitas de COVID-19 disponibles en seis sitios en el Panhandle para aquellos con síntomas o en riesgo de exponerse.

5/7/20 Five additional COVID-19 cases brings today’s total to 6 cases, Panhandle total positive count 68

5/7/20 Cinco casos adicionales de COVID-19 elevan el total de hoy a 6 casos, Panhandle cuenta positiva total 68

5/7/20 One new COVID-19 case, Panhandle total positive count 63

5/7/20 Un nuevo caso COVID-19, Panhandle cuenta positiva total 63

5/6/20 Four new COVID-19 cases, Updated case information for Scotts Bluff County female announced on 05.05.2020

5/6/20 Cuatro nuevos casos de COVID-19, información actualizada del caso para la mujer del condado de Scotts Bluff anunciada el 05.05.20

5/5/20 Three new COVID-19 cases, Panhandle total positive count 58

5/5/20 Tres nuevos casos de COVID-19, Panhandle total positivo 58

5/4/20 Two new cases in Morrill County, Panhandle total positive count 55

5/4/20 Dos casos nuevos en el condado de Morrill, la cuenta positiva total en el Panhandle es 55

5/4/20 Please continue important prevention as we move to a new phase

5/4/20 Continúe con la prevención importante a medida que avanzamos a una nueva fase

5/3/20 Three new cases in Scotts Bluff County, Panhandle total positive count 53

5/3/20 Spanish:Three new cases in Scotts Bluff County, Panhandle total positive count 53

5/2/20 One new case in Cheyenne County, Scotts Bluff County cases announced on May 1 deemed community spread

5/2/20 Un caso nuevo en el Condado de Cheyenne, los casos del Condado de Scotts Bluff que se anunciaron el 1ro de Mayo todos se consideran como propagación comunitaria  

5/1/20 Two new cases in Scotts Bluff County, Panhandle total positive count to 49

5/1/20 Dos nuevos casos en el Condado de Scotts Bluff, el total de casos positivos en el Panhandle es 49

4/30/20 Dawes County has no confirmed COVID-19 cases

4/30/20 El condado e Dawes no ha confirado casos de COVID-19

4/28/20 Two new cases in Scotts Bluff County, Panhandle total positive count to 47

4/28/20 Dos casos nuevos en el Condado de Scotts Bluff los cuales suben los casos positivos en el Panhandle a 47

4/27/20 One new case in Cheyenne County, Panhandle total positive count to 45

4/27/20 Caso nuevo en el Condado de Cheyenne sube el total de casos positivos en el Panhandle a 40

4/26/20 No confirmed COVID-19 cases in Dawes County

4/26/20 No hay casos confirmados de COVID-19 en el Condado de Dawes

4/25/20 Clarification on Dawes County state map count, one new case in Scotts Bluff County

4/25/20 Clarificacion en el conteo del mapa estatal en el Condado de Dawes, un caso nuevo en el Condado de Scotts Bluff

4/24/20 Three new cases in Scotts Bluff County brings Panhandle total positives to 43

4/24/20 Tres casos nuevos en el Condado de Scotts Bluff sube el total de casos positivos en el Panhandle a 43

4/24/20 Updated DHM Goes into Effect Across the Panhandle on May

4/24/20 DHM (Medida Directa en Materia de Salud) Entra en Efecto Atravez del Panhandle el 4 de Mayo

4/22/20 New case in Scotts Bluff County brings Panhandle total positives to 40

4/22/20 Caso nuevo en el Condado de Scotts Bluff sube el total de casos positivos en el Panhandle a 40

4/21/20 New case in Cheyenne County brings Panhandle total positives to 39

4/21/20 Caso nuevo en el Condado de Cheyene sube el total de casos positios en ele Panhandle a 39

4/19/20 Four new cases in Scotts Bluff County brings Panhandle total positives to 38

4/19/20 Cuatro casos nuevos en el Condado de Scotts Bluff suben el total en el Panhandle a 38 positivos

4/17/20 New case in Cheyenne County brings Panhandle total positives to 34

4/17/20 Caso nuevo en el Condado de Cheyene sube el total de casos positios en ele Panhandle a 34

4/16/20 New case in Scotts Bluff County brings Panhandle total positives to 33

4/16/20 Nuevo caso en el Condado de Scotts Bluff sube el total de casos positivos en el Panhandle a 33

4/15/20 Investigation details released to the public for Cheyenne County, Morrill County, and Scotts Bluff County positive cases announced on April 14, 2020

4/15/20 Detalles de la investigacion acerca de los comunicados inmediatos dados al publico en relacion a los casos positivos del Condado de Cheyenne, Condado de Morrill, y del Condado de Scotts Bluff, los cuales se anunciaron el 14 de Abril del 2020

4/14/20 First positive for COVID-19 in Morrill County, and new cases in Scotts Bluff and Cheyenne County bring Panhandle total positives to 32

4/14/20 Primer caso positive de COVID-19 en el Condado de Morrill, y neevos casos en los Condados de Scotts Bluff y Cheyenne suven el total de casos positivos en el Panhanlde a 32

4/14/20 One positive COVID-19 case from recent National Guard testing, remaining 98 samples collected were negative

4/14/20 Un caso positivo de COVID-19 resulto durante las pruebas que hicieron La Guardia Nacional

4/14/20 Investigation details released to the public for the Cheyenne County case announced this past weekend, no community exposure locations identified

4/14/20 Detalles de la investigacion dadas al publico acerca del caso del Condado de Cheyenne que fue anunciado este pasado fin de semana, no se identificaron lugares communitarios de propagación

4/12/20 Unified Command confirms a female in her 80s is the latest Scotts Bluff County case, bringing Panhandle total count to 27

4/12/20 El Comando Unificado confirma que una dama en sus 80’s es el caso más reciente en el Condado de Scotts Bluff, subiendo el total del conteo a 27

4/11/20 Second positive for COVID-19 in Cheyenne County and one more case in Scotts Bluff County brings Panhandle total count to 26

4/11/20 El segundo caso positivo de COVID-19 en el Condado de Cheyenne y un caso más en el Condado de Scotts Bluff trae el total del conteo en el Panhandle a 26

4/11/20 First positive for COVID-19 in Box Butte County and two new cases in Scotts Bluff County bring Panhandle total positives to 24

4/11/20 El primer caso positivo de COVID-19 en el Condado de Box Butte y dos casos nuevos en el Condado de Scotts Bluff traen el total en el Panhandle a 24

4/9/20 Governor Ricketts expands statewide Directed Health Measure

4/9/20 El Gobernador Ricketts amplia la Medida de Salud Dirigida a nivel estatal

4/9/20 National Guard to Conduct COVID-19 Testing in Scotts Bluff County beginning on Friday, April 10

4/8/20 National Guard to Conduct COVID-19 Testing in Kimball County on Thursday, April 9

4/8/20 La Armada Nacional Conducirá Pruebas del COVID-19 en el Condado de Kimball el dia Jueves, 9 de Abril del 2020

4/8/20 Four New COVID-19 Cases in Scotts Bluff County Bring Panhandle Total Count to 21

4/8/20 Cuatro Casos Nuevos de Covid-19 en el Condado de Scotts Bluff los cuales traen el conteo total en el Panhandle a 21

4/6/20 Investigation Details Released to the Public, Adding Minimal Community Exposure Locations to the List

4/6/20 Avance detallados de La Investigación en Comunicado al Público, Se Agrega a la Lista Lugares de propagación/exposición Mínima

4/6/20 Updated Guidance to Area Essential Critical Infrastructure Workers

4/6/20 Provee Guia Actualizada para los Empleados Esensiales del Area

4/6/20 2020 National Public Health Week from Panhandle Public Health District Board of Health

4/5/20 Eight additional tests are confirmed positive for COVID-19

4/5/20 Ocho pruebas adicionales se han confirmado como positivas para el COVID-19

4/4/20 No new test results received, updating information on previous cases

4/4/20 No se han recibido resultados nuevos, avance informativo en los casos previos

4/2/20 Current Positive Cases in Kimball County Warrant Concern with Health Officials

4/2/20 Los Recientes Casos Positivos en el Condado de Kimball Han Ocasionado una Orden de Preocupación entre los Oficiales de Salud

4/1/20 Panhandle COVID-19 Unified Command Announces Two More Positive Cases in Kimball County

4/1/20 El Comando Unificado del Panhandle del COVID-19 Anuncia Dos Casos Mas en el Condado de Kimball

4/1/20 Panhandle COVID-19 Unified Command Provides Further Guidance on the Panhandle Directed Health Measure Issued by Governor Ricketts on March 30, 2020 and Turkey Hunting Restrictions

4/1/20 El Comando Unificado del Panhandle del COVID-19 Provee orientacion adicional acerca de la Directiva para las Medidas de Salud del Panhandle, dada por el Governador Ricketts el 30 de Marzo del 2020 y de las Restringiones Para La Caseria de Pavos

3/31/20 Panhandle COVID-19 Unified Command Announces Two More Positive Cases in Scotts Bluff County

3/31/20 El Comando Unificado del Panhandle del COVID-19 Anuncia Dos Casos Mas en el Condado de Scottsbluff

3/31/20 Panhandle schools will be operating in an alternative learning environment for the remainder of the school year

3/31/20 Las escuelas del Panhandle estaran operando en un ambiente alternativo de aprendizaje por lo que resta del año escolar

3/30/20 COVID-19 Panhandle Unified Command Announces First Positive in Kimball County

3/30/20 El Comando Unificado del Panhandle del COVID-19 El Primer Caso Positivo en el Condado de Kimball

3/30/20 Panhandle COVID-19 Unified Command Announces Locations of Potential Community Exposure from Recently Confirmed Case in Scotts Bluff County

3/30/20 El Comando Unificado del Panhandle del COVID-19 Anuncia Los Lugares Potencialmente Expuestos por el Reciente Caso Confirmado en el Condado de Scotts Bluff.

3/29/20 Panhandle Unified Command Announces First Positive Case in Scotts Bluff County

3/29/20 El comando unificado Panhandle COVID-19 anuncia el primer caso positivo en el condado de Scotts Bluff

3/26/20 Steps to take now as COVID-19 cases are getting closer and closer to the Panhandle

3/19/20 Recommendation to Close Schools till May 1st

3/19/20 English COVID-19 Panhandle Unified Command: Anyone who travels outside the Panhandle is to self-quarantine

3/19/20 Comando Unificadode COVID-19del Panhandle: Cualquier persona que viaje fuera del Panhandle debera ponerse en cuarentena autorestringida

3/17/20 Nebraska Events and Gatherings Limited to 10 People or Less

3/15/20 Panhandle School Closure Communication

3/13/20 Change of Plans - Morrill Public Schools bus trip avoided high risk areas

3/13/20 PPHD communicating with Morrill Public Schools about trip to the East Coast, which included New York, an area with COVID-19 community spread

3/12/20 Unified Command updates screening guidlines for person that have recently traveled outside the Nebraska Panhandle

3/12/20 COVID-19 screening

3/11/20 Recent testing for COVID-19 is negative

3/9/20 Activate Alliance reminds students and residents of safety while walking, biking, or rolling around the community and to and from school!

3/6/20 Unified Command is working with partners to prepare for possible community spread in the panhandle, The first case of COVID-19 in Nebraska was confirmed in Omaha on March 6; it is not a case of community spread.

3/2/2020 NDHHS has confirmed that there are no cases of COVID-19 in the Panhandle

2/27/2020 PPHD continues to monitor the unfolding COVID-19 epidemic

2/20/20 Gordon working to keep streets safer for walking, biking, and active living

2/13/20 Show Your Heart Some Love this Month

2/4/20 Get the Facts on Novel Coronavirus

2/3/20 Take Control of your Health Today! Living Well class to start in Alliance

1/13/20 City of Scottsbluff Proclaim January as Radon Action Month

1/7/20 New Prevent T2 Class Starting Soon in Chadron

1/7/20 City of Gering Proclaim January as Radon Action Month

1/6/20 The Nebraska State Patrol conducted alcohol compliance checks

1/6/20 January is National Radon Action Month

1/2/20   Living Well with Diabetes is Featured on the American Diabetes Association's Support Directory

12/12/19 Alliance High Shool Senior, Joel Baker, receives scholarship from Panhandle Public Health District

11/26/19 Make 2020 Your Year to Quit Tobacco

11/4/19 Tobacco Cessation Week

10/20/19 National Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Week

9/20/19  Tri-City Active Living Advisory Committee provides support to area schools to increase safety for walking and biking

9/16/19 Governor’s Wellness Award at the Panhandle Safety & Wellness Conference & Awards Luncheon

 9/9/19 Community Survey Request

9/9/19 Gordon Launches Effort to Encourage Walking, Biking, & Active Living

9/9/19 Out of the Darkness community walks coming up in Alliance, Scottsbluff and Sidney

8/26/19 Practice mosquito bite prevention this fall

 8/1/19 Panhandle Public Health District Kim Engel Elected to the Board of the National Association of County and City Health Officials 

7/29/19 Panhandle Safety & Wellness Conference & Awards Luncheon Annoucement

7/26/19 Tobacco Compliance Checks June 

7/26/19 Panhandle Mosquitoes Test Positive for West Nile Virus

6/19/19 Tick Bite Prevention

6/10/19 Prevent West Nile Virus

5/16/19 Alliance Launches Effort to Encourage Safer and Increased Access to Walking and Biking

4/30/19 Tobacco Compliance Checks Sping 2019

4/19/19 Dental Day Sheridan County 2019

3/6/19 E-Cigs & Youth: Harming Brain Development with Each Puff

2/21/19 Sipping, Snacking, and Tooth Decay

1/7/2019 Don't let the weather keep you from being active

1/7/19 January is Radon Action Month

10/26/18 Testing for Childhood Lead Poisoning Recommended to Prevent Lifelong Health Problems

9/27/18 Four businesses honored with the Governor’s Wellness Award and a new Leading Light Award highlighted at recent luncheon

9/17/18 Panhandle Safety & Wellness Conference & Awards Luncheon slated for September 20 at the Gering Civic Center

9/05/2018 Kimball Committee Working to Make Community More Walking and Biking Friendly

8/31/18 Healthy Lifestyle Support Program Offered Across the Panhandle 

8/28/18 Out of the Darkness community walks coming up in Scottsbluff, Alliance, and Sidney

6/29/18 Smoke-Free Homes are Healthy Homes

6/11/18 Prevent West Nile Virus

6/12/18 Winners Announced for Spring Wellness Challenge - The Great River Road Race

3/20/18 Protect yourself and your family from rabies

3/16/18 Radon Kits Still Available for Panhandle Residents

3/13/18 Classes to help you improve your health starting in Oshkosh

3/5/18 Lifestyle Change Class Starting in Hemingford. Bridngport, Chadron

3/5/18 Early Testing for Colorectal Cancer Saves Lives – PPHD Offers Free Test Kits

2/15/18 Influenza Illness in the Panhandle

1/30/18 Winners Announced for Council-Sponsored Winter Wellness Challenge It All Adds Up

1/17/18 Local classes help you improve your health. 

1/08/18 2018 is Your Year to Quit Tobacco

1/2/17 January is National Radon Action Month

10/23/17 Dawes County serves as community leader with tobacco-free efforts

9/25/17 Two Panhandle businesses were honored with the Governor’s Wellness Award at the recent Panhandle Safety & Wellness Conference & Awards Luncheon in Gering

9/18/17 Panhandle residents have lost over 8,900 pounds through local lifestyle change program

My Reasons

8/11/17 St. Louis Encephalitis Virus Found in Mosquito Trap Site

7/17/17 Panhandle mosquitoes tests positive for West Nile Virus

6/9/17 Age is just a number! You're never too young or too old to be your healthiest you! 

6/9/17 Prevent West Nile Viruss

6/5/17 Dental Days News Release

4/5/17 Sidney one of six communities in the nation highlighted in a recent Surgeon General’s report to promote walking and walkable communities

4/4/17 Early Testing for Colorectal Cancer Saves Lives – PPHD Offers Free Test Kit

1/23/17 Influenza activity is rapidly increasing with widespread outbreaks across the state

1/16/17 Maintain Don’t Gain holiday wellness challenge winners announced

1/2/16 Kimball County facilities go tobacco-free January 1, 2017

1/3/16 86 Million American Adults have prediabetes–You could be one of them NDPP starting in Morrill County

1/3/16 Chadron Community Hospital employees see success with lifestyle change program

1/3/16 January is National Radon Action Month

12/5/16 Gordon Memorial Health Services offers additional support for mothers returning to work

Mothers Room

11/30/16 Sidney Deadwood Trail Signs Installed to Encourage Path Use

11/28/16 Employees commit to Maintain Don’t Gain this holiday season

10/17/16 Choose health today!  Join the lifestyle change program in Crawford

10/10/16 Rural Hemingford Breast Cancer Survivor Urges You to Get Screened

10/3/16 National Diabetes Prevention Program in Hemingford

9/26/16 Panhandle Safety & Wellness Conference & Awards Luncheon slated for October 6 at the Gering Civic Center

9/7/216 St. Louis Encephalitis Virus found in Mosquito Pool

8/30/16 National Diabetes Prevention Program in Chadron

7/27/16 Panhandle Horse Tests Positive for West Nile Virus

7/11/16 Panhandle Public Health District Open House July 21, 3-6 pm

7/11/16 Panhandle mosquitoes tests positive for West Nile Virus

6/27/16 Tips for Choosing the Best Sunscreen and Being Sun Safe

6/27/16 92% Tobacco Check Compliance Rate in the Panhandle is a Positive for Youth

6/14/16 Dental Days 2016

6/1/16 Prevent West Nile Virus

5/27/16 PPHD Awarded National Accreditation Through the Public Health Accreditation Board

5/17/16 Veteran Supply Drive

5/16/16 Happy Birthday to Nebraska Health Departments!

4/18/16 Walk @ Lunch Day – April 27

3/22/16 SIDNEY LAUNCHES ACTIVE LIVING CITY RESOLUTION

3/2/16 National Poison Prevention Week is March 20-26

3/18/16 March 21-25 is Nebraska Severe Weather Awareness Week

3/7/2016 Are we as a community doing enough to help veterans transition to civilian life?

3/7/2016 Free Webinar Series Offered on Healthy Vending

3/5/2016 March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month

1/5/2016 January is National Radon Action Month

11/2/15 Farmers Markets: Fall is the perfect time to enjoy all of the fruits and veggies of the season

9/15/15 Governor's Wellness Award We are very excited to honor five of the 43 recipients of the Governor’s Wellness Award at the Panhandle Safety & Wellness Conference and Awards Luncheon on Tuesday, September 22 at the Gering Civic Center.  The following organizations from this region are being honored for developing and implementing successful workplace wellness programs:

·         Box Butte General Hospital
·         Chadron Community Hospital
·         Cirrus House
·         Educational Service Unit #13
·         Western Nebraska Community College

Click here to view the full release issued by Governor Ricketts. Click here for see the Brochure.

9/11/15 Preventing Suicide: Reaching Out and Saving Lives

9/4/15 Farmers Markets - September

8/20/15 Active Living Summit in Sidney

8/24/15 Your Playbook for Safety and Wellness Success

8/21/15 St. Louis Encephalitis Virus found in Mosquito Pool

8/14/15 Getting Ready for the New School Year? Talk to Your Kids about Tobacco Use

8/5/15 Fresh Vegetables available at Local Farmers Markets throughout the Panhandle
List of Panhandle Farmers Markets

8/4/15 WNV Prevention Tips

WNV Prevention Tips

8/3/15 100 Percent of Businesses Pass Recent SYNAR Tobacco Compliance Checks

7/27/15 Panhandle Public Health District NDPP Program Honored for Excellence in Public Health

Model Practice Award

7/20/15 Panhandle mosquitos tests positive for West Nile Virus

7/20/15 Tips for Choosing the Best Sunscreen and Being Sun Safe

7/10/15 Panhandle Businesses Profit from Local Wellness Council

7/6/15 No Wrong Door Networking & Training comes to communities across Nebraska

6/16/15 Avoid Ticks and Tick-Borne Diseases

6/1/15 Prevent West Nile Virus

5/2/15 Local National Diabetes Prevention Program First in State to Achieve Full Recognition

4/20/15 Walk @ Lunch Day – April 29: Many local businesses already signed up to participate

4/20/15 Dental Days in Sheridan County

4/20/15 Dental Days 2015

4/17/15 Two Businesses Fail Recent Compliance Checks in Kimball and Sidney

1/26/14 Area Employees Committed to Maintain Not Gain Over the Holidays. Challenge winners below: Top left Doves, top right Chadron Hospital, bottom Sidney WNCC

January The following Panhandle city/village boards have proclaimed January Radon Action Month in their community: Potter, Harrison, Hemingford, Gering, Chadron, Oshkosh, Crawford and Rushville.  Click here for a sample release.

12/15/14 Panhandle Worksite Wellness Council Enters Partnership with UNICO to Offer HR Advisory Services to Member

11/17/14 International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day recognized November 22

11/17/14 Great American Smokeout November 20, 2014

11/17/14 92 Percent of Sheridan County Businesses Pass Recent Compliance Checks

11/10/14 100 Percent of Box Butte County Businesses Pass Recent Compliance Checks

10/24/14 Local Public Health and Hospitals Prepare for Ebola

10/20/14 National Teen Driver Safety Week is October 19-25

9/30/14 100 Percent of Box Butte County Businesses Pass Recent Compliance Checks

9/26/14 Healthy Families America Nebraska Panhandle Accredited for Quality Service by Prevent Child Abuse America

9/25/14 Four Panhandle businesses were honored by the Governor and Chief Medical Officer for sowing the seeds for wellness at the recent Panhandle Safety & Wellness Conference in Gering. Bayard Public Schools (top left), City of Chadron (top right), Northwest Community Action Partnership(bottom left), and Sidney Regional Medical Center (bottom right)

Bayard Public Schools City of Chadron

NWCAP Sidney Regional Medical Center

9/18/14 Enterovirus D-68: Public health urges healthy habits

9/15/14 Life Matters: Working together to raise suicide awareness - Out of Darkness Walk

9/2/14 Cheyenne County Complaince Checks

8/21/14 Lifestyle change program shows success in the Panhandle:  People are losing weight and changing their lives

8/11/14 Getting Ready for the New School Year?  Talk to Your Kids about Tobacco Use

8/4/14 Breastfeeding-friendly worksites benefit new mothers, offer high return on investment for employers

7/28/14 County fairs are fun times: Avoid dangers with insect repellent and hand sanitizers provided by PPHD

7/14/14 Panhandle Public Health District featured in report to the White House and Congress

7/1/14 West Nile Virus is a concern in the Panhandle:  Residents urged to practice prevention tips

6/24/14 Employee wellness making great strides at Chadron Community Hospital

6/21/14 West Nile Virus Prevention and Surviellance

6/16/14 Dental Day

4/14/14 E-cigarettes now illegal for minors in Nebraska, hours of sale for alcohol could be increased

4/2/14 PPHD Proclaims April as Child Abuse Prevention Month

3/17/14 Many Supports Offered Locally for Eating Healthy

3/10/14 Toxic Effects: Ingestion of Cigarettes and Nicotine by Children

2/13/14 Colon Cancer Screening Encouraged for Men and Women Older than 50

2/13/14 Lifestyle change program is seeing great success in Alliance

1/13/14 January marks the 50th anniversary of the first Surgeon General’s report on smoking

1/13/14 Area Employees Committed to Maintain Not Gain Over the Holidays

1/6/13 January is National Radon Action Month

12/30/13 Every year on January 1, Panhandle residents make resolutions

11/11/13 Step Up for the Great American Smokeout on November 21

10/7/013 Four Panhandle businesses were honored for growing the seeds for wellness

9/23/13 September is Preparedness Month

9/6/13 Artist walked out of darkness, ready to share hope, profits with community

9/3/13 A dead bird from the Box Butte County has tested positive for West Nile Virus

9/3/13 In the last three weeks, the Panhandle Public Health District has noted five confirmed cases of Whooping Cough, also known as pertussis, in the area.

8/26/13 100 Percent of Morrill County Businesses Pass Recent Compliance Checks

8/26/13 Three Sidney Businesses Fail Recent Compliance Checks

8/12/13 First human case of West Nile Virus for Panhandle Public Health District has been reported

8/5/13 92 Percent of Alliance Businesses Pass Recent Compliance Checks

8/5/13 Four Chadron Businesses Fail Recent Compliance Checks

7/29/13 I was 1 in 100 and Helped Save a Life

7/22/13 County fairs are fun times: Avoid dangers with insect repellent and hand sanitizers provided by PPHD

7/15/13 Rabies News Release

7/15/13 Area sun safety program targets pools to protect area youngsters and families

7/1/13 Panhandle mosquitoes tests positive for West Nile Virus

6/28/13 Have a Safe and Healthy Fourth of July

6/18/13 West Nile Virus Prevention

6/6/13 Dental Days a Success

5/23/13 Local Employee Wellness Program Highlighted at Statewide Conference

5/23/13 Panhandle Co-op Recent Winner of a TrekDesk Walking Workstation

4/39/13 2013 Dental Days

4/17/13 Preventing child abuse and neglect is everyone's responsibility

4/12/13 National Walk @ Lunch Day April 24, 2013

3/4/13 Colon Cancer Awareness

3/4/13 Students Help Raise Awareness of the Health Risks of Radon

2/11/13 Smoking in Movies

1/10/13 Annual Report 2012

1/10/12 Hay Springs City Board Proclaims January as Radon Action Month

12/28/12 Rushville City Board Proclaims January as Radon Action Month

12/21/12 Influenza Illness in the Panhandle

8/29/12 As wildfires burn in Northwest Nebraska, Panhandle residents are advised to take health precautions in regards to smoke.

7/30/12 Breastfeeding-friendly worksites benefit new mothers, offer high return on investment for employers

7/19/12 Evidence based program recommended by the CDC proven to reduce the risk for type 2 diabetes by 58% available in the Panhandle this fall.

7/9/12 Panhandle mosquito tests positive for West Nile Virus

6/25/12 Sun Safety News Release

6/19/12 The birth of a new baby can be both a joyful and a stressful time for a family.  Healthy Families America assists parents in managing the stress of pregnancy, birth, and infant care and establishing the strong parent-child bonds and solid family foundations so critical to the growth and development of their child. 

6/15/12 Despite little rainfall mosquitoes still around

6/8/12 The recent death of a seven-year old South Dakota girl has raised questions about hantavirus pulmonary syndrome—what it is and how to avoid contracting the disease.   

6/6/12 Please see the attached news release regarding current confirmed rabies cases and prevention measures. 

5/3/12 Mother’s Day is a Time to Honor Moms Who Have Quit Smoking: And to Encourage Those Who Are Thinking About Quitting

4/2/12 PPHD’s board of directors proclaim April 2012 as Child Abuse Prevention month - Proclamation

3/20/12 March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month

3/19/12 Supportive Wellness Laws Webinar

3/5/12 Students Help Raise Awareness of the Health Risks of Radon

2/13/12 February 19-25 is Through with Chew Week

1/27/12 Healthy Families American in the Panhandle

1/6/11 Employers can play an important role in helping employees meet those annual New Year’s resolutions and reap tangible rewards for it.

1/2/11 Radon Action Month

12/26/11 Every year on January 1, Panhandle residents make resolutions. Quit smoking. Lose weight. Get healthy.

 

11/14/11 Great American Smokeout

10/24/11 Pledge your home and car smoke free - it's what works.

10/11/11 Three Panhandle businesses were honored by the governor last week for high levels of participation, leadership support and behavior change in their individual agency. Photos of each recipient with Governor Dave Heineman and State Chief Medical Officer Dr. Joann Schaefer are available at http://panhandlewwc.businesscatalyst.com/awards-luncheon.

9/12/11 Panhandle Safe Communities Designation Ceremony and Worksite Wellness and Safety Awards Luncheon and Conference

9/2/11 Panhandle mosquitoes test positive for West Nile Virus

9/2/11 Be Prepared

8/1/11 World Breastfeeding Week August 1-7

7/18/11 Fairs adopt smoke free polocies

7/11/11 Continued rain makes for an increase in the mosquito populations

7/11/11 Local employers invited to join wellness council, reap tangible rewards

6/7/11 Indoor fitness activities suggested for those confined by heat, standing water and mosquitoes
It's Important to stay both physically and mentally fit, even when confined indoors

6/3/11 Rain brings standing water and mosquitoes

4/4/11 Dental Day 2011

3/30/11 LB197 provides protection for mothers and babies to breastfeed in any place, public or private where mothers otherwise have the right to be.

3/8/11 Just Drive Campaign

3/1/11 Five Chadron youth have won prizes for helping to get the word out about the second leading cause of lung cancer – radon.

     

2/28/11 March is National Colorectal Cancer Month

2/21/11 Nonprofit leadership training offered in Alliance

2/14/11 February 20-26 is national Through with Chew Week and an excellent time to call attention to smokeless tobacco use in Nebraska and encourage users to quit. Quit kits are available by calling 1-800-QUIT-NOW.

2/8/11 TB Update

1/21/11 A student at Chadron State College has been diagnosed with active tuberculosis disease, commonly known as TB. The student has been hospitalized and is undergoing treatment for the
disease.

1/3/10 Radon Action Month 2011

12/27/10 New Year's Resolutions

11/08/10 National Survivors of Suicide Day will hosted be in Alliance, Saturday, November 20.

11/1/10 Lead Poisoning

10/25/10 Governor's Excellence in Wellness Award

Wellness Award

10/18/10 Red Ribbon Week October 25-29

09/27/10 Flu Vaccine Clinics

09/20/10 Out of Darkness Walk
Out of Darkness Walk
Out of Darness Walk

08/24/10 WNV positive bird in the Panhandle first in state

08/03/10 WNV-positive mosquitoes discovered in Panhandle

07/26/10 Breast feeding-friendly worksites benefit new mothers, offer high return on investment for employers
Womenand Baby

07/26/10 County fairs are fun times: Avoid dangers with insect repellent and hand sanitizer

07/19/10 Businesses may realize 3-to-1 cost savings through worksite wellness

07/19/10 Mold Recovery

08/10 They tested the new repellent clip on devices— Read it to find out if they work!! -Consumer Reports Magazine

07/14/10 Flood Disaster Recovery

07/12/10 Pool Cool

07/07/10 New Menu and Vending Machines Labeling Requirements

06/30/10 Have a Safe and Happy Fourth of July

06/29/10 Mai Horseshoe Tourney

Mia Horseshoe Tourney

Callen Zurn, Lori, Lennox and Kayli Mai take part in a balloon release at the Brock Mai Memorial Horseshoe Tournament Saturday in Alliance. Mai was a victim of suicide in December 2009 near Alliance.

 

06/15/10 Dental Days 2010

Dental Day at BBGH 
Dr. Vincent Rothe of UNMC College of Dentistry (standing at left) was one of the surgeons having procedures at Box Butte General Hospital during the nearly Panhandle wide Dental Days effort designed to provide dental work for children ages 4-18 who don’t have dental insurance. Also present were Anesthetist Chuck Frisch and David Luedke, as well as other assistants. Dr. Ben Lashley and Dr. Daniel Woodburn of Maple Park Dental Associates in North Platte also helped with oral surgeries at BBGH.

D.N. Taylor, JR., D.D.S. is shown above working one of his patients prior to the Dental Days event designed to provide dental work for children ages 4-18 who don’t have dental insurance. It was Dr. Taylor who helped start Dental Days in the Panhandle of Nebraska, along with the enthusiastic support of Dr. David Brown of the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Dentistry. Dr. Taylor is the first to say it takes a legion of helpers, volunteers and professionals to make Dental Days the success it is each year.

Dental Day Hoithis Monica Holthus of Lisco, NE, sits with her sons Riley, 4; (at left) and Colton, 7 (at right), as they deliberate which color and pattern of hair netting was best for Riley. Showing the examples on hand is Jeanette Sartain, RN, Surgery Coordinator at Box Butte General Hospital (BBGH). Monica was having a ‘twofer” on Friday, the first day of the nearly Panhandle wide Dental Days effort designed to provide dental work for children ages 4-18 who don’t have dental insurance. Riley had surgery done at BBGH, and Colton was schedule for dental work at the Alliance clinic of D.N. Taylor, Jr., D.D.S.

06/08/10 Nonprofit Leadership Training

05/03/10 We Could be the Healthiest Nation in One Generation! By Dr. Joann Schaefer, Nebraska’s Chief Medical Officer

04/14/10 H1N1 Vaccination Update

04/05/10 Dental Day 2010

03/29/10 Creating a Culture of Wellness “For Our Children, For Ourselves By Dr. Joann Schaefer, Nebraska's Chief Medical Officer

03/15/10 Basketball tourney offers free entry to area teams

03/01/10 Businesses may realize 3-to-1 cost savings through worksite wellness

02/15/10 Radon Poster Contest Results

02/09/10 Suicide prevention and survivors task force meets to plan course of action

01/11/10 Potter-Dix and Leyton vaccination clinics rescheduled

01/08/10 Radon invades the home when temps outside most frigid

01/05/10 Sports fans encouraged to Just Move It!

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