North Central District Health Department (NCDHD) has been made aware of 13 additional cases in the district. Two cases in Knox County, through case investigation, have been determined to be from community spread. One case in Knox County and nine cases in Cherry County, through case investigation, have been determined to be from close contact with positive cases. One case in Cherry County is currently under investigation.

NCDHD would like to make the district aware of upcoming Test Nebraska testing clinics. Visit and click Start Now to sign up for a testing time and location. The next three weeks of clinic schedules in our area are as follows:
Monday- Bassett at Rock Co Fair Grounds 11a-1p
Tuesday- O’Neill at NCDHD 8:30a-10:30a
– Plainview at CHI Health 7:30a-9:30a
– Valentine at Cherry Co Hospital- 8:30a-11:30a
Wednesday- Niobrara 10:30a-12:30p at the Niobrara Trading Post (248 Walnut St. Niobrara, NE 68760)
Thursday- Plainview at CHI Health 11a-1p
One-time event in coordination with the Santee Health Center will occur on Tuesday, September 1st from 10a-3p. Event will be held at the Santee Health Center (110 S Visiting Eagle).
Case count update as of 8/28/2020 at 3:00 PM: 240 Total Cases (TC), 107 Recoveries (R), and 6 Deaths (D).
A reminder that Total Case (TC) numbers are represented first, and of those total cases the number of Recovered (R) persons is represented second, and total case related Deaths (D) is represented third.
Antelope: TC: 25, R: 18, D: 1
Boyd: TC: 10, R: 7
Brown: TC: 6, R: 0
Cherry: TC: 33, R: 5, D:1
Holt: TC: 22, R: 15
Keya Paha: TC: 1, R: 0
Knox: TC: 72, R: 38
Pierce: TC: 63, R: 21, D:4
Rock: TC: 8, R: 3