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2020 Media Releases

June 12, 2020
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Patricia Lopez, RN, MSN, Interim Health Director, 402-441-8093

New Data Added to COVID-19 Dashboard

Risk Dial remains at yellow/moderate level

The Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department (LLCHD) has added new information to the online dashboard at The dashboard is updated every day at about 3 p.m. and provides information on the number of COVID-19 cases, deaths, recoveries, and tests. The new information added today, includes the following:

LLCHD also announced today that the COVID-19 Risk Dial at will remain at the yellow level, indicating a moderate risk of the spread of COVID-19. On the color-coded Dial, red represents the highest risk of COVID-19 spread, and green represents the lowest. The Dial is updated every Friday.

For each color of risk, LLCHD provides specific recommendations for physical distancing, face covering, hand washing, illness monitoring, and disinfection. Specific guidance is included for people at risk for complications due to COVID-19 and for businesses.

At the yellow level, the recommendations include the following:

While the Dial remains in yellow, it has moved toward mid-yellow, indicating an improvement in the factors used to determine the risk for spread in Lancaster County:

More information on COVID-19 and the City's response is available at The website includes information on how those with symptoms of COVID-19 can be tested in Lincoln.

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