Many are seeing layoffs or reduced hours at work, this means less income to take care of necessities. The Washington County Area Chamber of Commerce has Covid-19 information, including links for emergency loans, Families First Response act, and more. You can find these online at WashingtonCountyChamberNE.com. Our listeners in Iowa can find out more about financial assistance online at the Missouri Valley Chamber of Commerce facebook page.
There are four new deaths from the Coronavirus in the state. The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services says that brings the total confirmed virus deaths to 12. Those infected – 478.
Washington County remains at 20 confirmed cases of Covid-19, Saunders has 4 and Dodge has 7. That’s the latest update from Three Rivers Public Health Department.
At this time, there are no deaths from the virus in Washington County. The health department reiterates that residents need to maintain social distancing and plan to stay home as much as possible while the communities continue to address the COVID-19 outbreak.
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