Nebraska State Penitentiary worker tests positive for COVID-19

This brings the number of NDCS staff members who have tested positive for COVID-19 to 10.
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(Press Release from NDCS)

May 16, 2020 (Lincoln, Neb.) – Today, Director Scott R. Frakes announced that a staff member with the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS) has tested positive for the Coronavirus (COVID-19). The staff member is employed at the Nebraska State Penitentiary (NSP). The person is self-isolating at home.

Notification will be provided to those who work and live in the facility as to the new test-positive case. In addition, anyone who may have had close contact with the staff member will be directed to self-quarantine until they are cleared by a medical provider.

This brings the number of NDCS staff members who have tested positive for COVID-19 to 10.

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