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Multiple People Released From UNMC Quarantine Unit

OMAHA- Local, state and federal officials held an event Monday to mark the beginning of departures for several people being monitored for the coronavirus in the National Quarantine Unit.

15 people have been at UNMC/Nebraska Medical Center campus for the past few weeks after being evacuated from the Diamond Princess cruise ship off the coast of Japan. Joanne Kirkland and Jeri Seratti-Goldman were released today. Serattie-Goldman says this has been an amazing experience for her…

Kirkland says she does have fears about going home…

With more reports popping up of the virus spreading around the country UNMC Chancellor Jeffery Gold said UNMC and Nebraska Medicine continue to be ready…

The Department of Health and Human Services says Nebraskans can help protect themselves by washing hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands, avoid close contact with sick people and stay home if you are sick, cover your nose and mouth with a tissue when you cough or sneeze, clean and disinfect frequently.

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