North Central District Health Department (NCDHD) has been made aware of 9 new COVID-19 cases in the district since last reporting period on 4/29/2021: 0-Antelope, 1-Boyd, 0- Brown, 1-Cherry, 1-Holt, 0- Keya Paha, 1-Knox, 5-Pierce, 0-Rock. NCDHD encourages district residents to continue to wear your mask in public places or where social distancing is difficult as well as practice social distancing while out in public.

With recent public gatherings and school events coming up in the near future, continue to monitor for signs and symptoms for COVID-19. During this time of year many people struggle with allergies, sinus infections, and common colds. If you have any questions regarding symptoms you have developed, please call your primary care provider or the health department.

Test Nebraska Clinics will only be held in O’Neill on Mondays from 8:30 AM -10:30 AM at the O’Neill Armory. Please enter the clinic through the alley south of the Armory. To sign up for a testing time visit

If you have received a first dose of vaccine through an NCDHD clinic and have not received a call to schedule your second dose, please call our office to schedule an appointment. Still have questions regarding the vaccines? is a great resource for wanting to know more and getting informed.

Case count update as of 5/4/2021 at 3:00 PM: 4,489 Total Cases (TC), 4,327 (R), 73 Deaths (D), and 38 total cases reported in the last 14 days. 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: 605, R: 589, D:7

Boyd: TC: 188, R:184, D:3

Brown: TC 280, R: 274, D:4

Cherry: TC: 434, R: 423, D:8

Holt: TC: 907, R: 865, D: 15

Keya Paha: TC: 51, R: 50, D: 0

Knox: TC: 1,149, R: 1,118, D: 13

Pierce: TC: 723, R: 687, D: 21

Rock: TC: 154, R: 152, D:2