An Omahan’s life in Italian lockdown

As winter wanes into spring, tourists from across the world typically pack the small seaside fishing village of Monterosso al Mare nestled in a Mediterranean bay and surrounded by rugged Italian countryside. But right now the narrow streets and pathways are nearly empty said Caroline Cimino, a native Omahan who moved to Italy six years […]

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Hy-Vee sets new hours amid Covid-19 spread

On Thursday, Hy-Vee announced a new grocery schedule as well as time dedicated to shoppers with higher risks of illness in an effort to prevent the spread of Covid-19. The grocery chain will operate from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. seven days a week starting March 19. The hour before opening is dedicated to customers […]

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Covid-19 Omaha resource guide

Updated on April 1 1:03 p.m. Caps on public gatherings. Large community events shuttering. Public officials from the local to federal levels scrambling. The Covid-19 crisis has shifted dramatically in Omaha leaving many adapting day by day, hour by hour to a slew of guidelines, information and public emergency notices. In an effort to provide […]

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Low supplies could halt Covid-19 testing at one Nebraska lab by next week

By Chris Bowling This week will play a critical role in experts’ ability to test for Covid-19 as stockpiles and supply chains of necessary testing materials strain under massive demand. Dr. Peter Iwen, director of the Nebraska Public Health Laboratory, a partnership between the University of Nebraska Medicine, Nebraska Medicine and the Nebraska Department of […]

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