Other Resources

COVID-19 Health Care Coalition (PDF)

Census COVID-19 Data Hub v2.0 (PDF)

Funeral Assistance:

FEMA offers reimbursement of COVID-19 related funeral expenses. This video provides details on qualifications, documentation required, and how to apply.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DgvN_9m58Z0&authuser=1

The latest guidance and details on COVID-19 Funeral Assistance | FEMA.gov

-FEMA has received reports of scammers reaching out to people offering to register them for this assistance. FEMA has not sent any such notifications and does not contact people prior to them registering for assistance.

-FEMA is receiving a lot of calls from applicants, which is resulting in some hearing a busy signal or not connecting immediately – please keep calling until you get through.

COVID-19 Funeral Assistance Line Number and hours of operation:

--Phone number: 844-684-6333 | TTY: 800-462-7585

--Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Central Time

--Funeral Assistance IHP Policy // FAQs // Press Release

Rental Assistance:

Direct financial assistance for rent and utilities, all the way back to March 2020 and up to three months in the future, for eligible applicants:

-Nebraska Residents (excluding Douglas & Lancaster counties) -  https://coronavirus.nebraska.gov/EmergencyRentalAssistanceProgram

-Lincoln/Lancaster County - https://www.lincoln.ne.gov/City/Mayor/Housing-Utility-Assistance

-City of Omaha – http://macchconnect.org/

-Douglas County - https://copeinfo.org/rent-assist/

-Northern Ponca Housing Authority - https://poncahousing.org/

-Omaha Tribal Housing Authority - https://www.othauthority.com/

For assistance, call: 1-833-500-8810

Cataract Surgery Mission for those who cannot afford it (must meet guidelines):

Cataract Surgery Mission - discount or Free.pdf

Center for People in Need, the Junior League of Lincoln, and their partners on the JLL Diaper Bank:

JLL Diaper Bank | Center for People in Need - Services & programs for low-income people (cfpin.org)

Helpful resources for public assistance:

USDA’s COVID-19 Federal Rural Resource Guide:   https://www.rd.usda.gov/sites/default/files/USDA_COVID-19_Fed_Rural_Resource_Guide.pdf 

General information related to the global Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak:

Presidential Emergency Declaration:

Statement_COVID19 Declaration 03132020 (PDF)

FactSheet_COVID19 Response 03132020 (PDF)

Governor’s press releases: https://governor.nebraska.gov/

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:

https://www.cdc.gov/

What’s New – CDC (keep up to date on what’s happening)

What you should know about COVID-19 from the CDC

Preventing COVID-19 Spread in Communities – CDC

Nebraska Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) News Releases:

https://nema.nebraska.gov/news

Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services:

Coronavirus Disease 2019: http://dhhs.ne.gov/Pages/Coronavirus.aspx

News Releases

Local Health Departments:

Douglas County: https://www.douglascountyhealth.com/infectious-disease/diseases-and-conditions/2019-novel-coronavirus-2019-ncov

Sarpy/Cass Counties: https://www.sarpycasshealthdepartment.org/novel-coronavirus

Three Rivers: https://threeriverspublichealth.org/

Pottawattamie County (Iowa): https://sites.google.com/pcema-ia.org/covid-19/home

University of Nebraska Medical Center:

https://www.nebraskamed.com/COVID

Douglas County administration:

https://www.douglascounty-ne.gov/coronavirus-covid-19-information

World Health Organization (WHO):

Covid-19 FAQs, Advice, Resources – World Health Organization


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