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Directed Health Measures and Other Guidance

Governor Ricketts' Plan to Preserve Hospital Capacity

On Friday, November 13, Governor Pete Ricketts shared his plan for protecting hospital capacity as COVID-19 hospitalizations increase across Nebraska.  The chart below outlines the measures that will be taken when the percent of COVID-19 inpatients reaches a certain level. For example, if statewide, 10% of hospital beds are occupied by COVID-19 patients, the restrictions under the blue/10% tab will be in effect. Plans will be in effect early in the week of November 15 and will last until further notice.

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All Nebraska counties are currently in Phase 3.1 of the Directed Health Measures.  These have been modified, and the modifications will go into effect at 12:01 a.m. November 11, 2020.  These are statewide DHMs and modifications; all Nebraska counties are under these measures.

State Directed Health Measures (DHMs)