Author Archives: Andrew Mihm

COVID-19 Update 5/26/20: Decline continues in CDHD area

COVID-19 Update 5/26/20: Decline continues in CDHD area

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (KGFW) – The Central District Health Department area saw its third straight week of declining new COVID-19 cases. The District¬† reported 55 last week and 92 and 211 the two prior after hitting a high of 371 May 1. Two Rivers reported 23 cases last week. The state reported an increase of…Read more »

COVID-19 Update 5/22/20: More relaxed DHMs announced

COVID-19 Update 5/22/20: More relaxed DHMs announced

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (KGFW) – Grand Island’s Mayor has gotten his wish. Coronavirus restrictions will be loosened for the Central District Health Department Area; though, not immediately. The Central District had it’s second day this week of reporting zero new cases yesterday. Only 35 have been reported so far this week after hitting a height…Read more »

COVID-19 Update 5/20/20: CDHD reports no new cases Tuesday

COVID-19 Update 5/20/20: CDHD reports no new cases Tuesday

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (KGFW) – The Central District Health Department reported NO new coronavirus cases yesterday. Area cases have continued to trend downward since hitting a weekly high of 371 May 1. The District also reported no new deaths yesterday. Two Rivers reported 8 new COVID-19 cases yesterday. All were in Dawson County. Statewide, 221…Read more »

COVID-19 Update 5/18/20: More counties partially reopen today

COVID-19 Update 5/18/20: More counties partially reopen today

KEARNEY, Neb. (KGFW) – Two Rivers and South Heartland Public Health Department areas, including Adams, Buffalo and Dawson Counties enjoy relaxed coronavirus restrictions beginning today. Bars and restaurants can operate at 50% capacity. The beauty and body art industry can reopen but all staff and customers must wear masks. Indoor gatherings of more than 10…Read more »

COVID-19 Update 5/14/20: CDHD receives TestNebraska results

COVID-19 Update 5/14/20: CDHD receives TestNebraska results

KEARNEY, Neb. (KGFW) – The Buffalo County Fair has cancelled all in-person events this year amid the coronavirus crisis. The fair says a virtual 4-H show will still be had. The Dawson County fair has also cancelled all live entertainment including concernts, vendors and the carnival. 4-H contests will still be held but won’t be…Read more »

COVID-19 Update 5/13/20: Just 120 Nebraska cases reported Tuesday

COVID-19 Update 5/13/20: Just 120 Nebraska cases reported Tuesday

KEARNEY, Neb. (KGFW) – 28 new COVID-19 cases have been reported so far this week in the Central District Health Department area. Six new cases in the Two Rivers Public Health Department area yesterday were among just 120 reported statewide. 257 cases were reported Monday. 420 were reported over the weekend. The 384 cases reported…Read more »