Governor Pete Ricketts announced upcoming changes that ease some restrictions on social gatherings and business operations in Nebraska as of May 4, 2020.  

Gov. Ricketts: Directed Health Measures (DHMs)

·       The current State DHM for Douglas County will be extended through May 3, 2020.  The local DHMs from the Sarpy/Cass Health Department and the Douglas County Health Department will also be extended through May 3rd.

·       The statewide closure until April 30th of all beauty/nail salons, barber shops, massage therapy services, gentleman’s clubs, bottle clubs, indoor movie theatres, indoor theatres, and tattoo parlors/studios is extended to May 3rd.

o      That date will be extended further for some areas.

·       As of May 4, 2020 the State will have 19 separate DHMs, one for each local health department (LHD).  They will be effective through May 31, 2020.