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COVID-19 Information & Resources

 

Community Resources & Hotlines

Douglas County Health Department COVID-19 Information Line
402-444-3400
8:30AM-4:00PM.  Monday-Sunday 


Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services COVID-19 Information Line
402-552-6645
8:00AM-8:00PM CST, 7 Days a Week. 

Any day after 8:00PM, call 2-1-1

 

Food Pantries

Food Bank for the Heartland
https://foodbankheartland.org

Salvation Army of Omaha, NE
https://centralusa.salvationarmy.org/omaha/the-salvation-army-of-omaha-covid-19-response/


Heart Ministry Center
https://heartministrycenter.org


Heartland Hope Mission
https://heartlandhopemission.org/what_we_do/get-help/services.html

Open Door Mission
https://www.opendoormission.org/get-help


Catholic Charities
https://www.ccomaha.org/program-and-services/emergency-and-supportive-food


Saint Vincent de Paul Food Pantry
https://svdpomaha.com

 

Internet Providers & Phone Services

Many phone companies are waiving late payment fees and not terminating customers at this time. 
If there are specific questions you will need to contact the provider. 

Phone Services

AT&T
https://www.att.com

Sprint
https://www.sprint.com

T-Mobile
https://www.t-mobile.com

Verizon
https://www.verizonwireless.com

 

Internet Providers

Cox2Compete
https://www.cox.com

A family must meet specific qualifications and need the internet.
Cox will accept a letter from the Principal on district letterhead confirming that they qualify for free and reduced lunch. 

Spectrum
Offering free internet during school shut-downs.  Call 1-844-488-8398.

Comcast
Comcast offers free internet services to low-income families during the COVID-19 outbreak.  
https://corporate.comcast.com

Century Link
https://www.centurylink.com

 

Local Hospital COVID-19 Information

CHI Health
www.CHIHealth.com/coronavirus
click on "Take Questionnaire"


Children's Hospital & Medical Center
childrensomaha.org/COVID


Methodist Health System
COVID-19 Hotline: 402-815-SICK (7425)
https://www.bestcare.org/covid-19/


Nebraska Medicine
1-800-922-0000
NebraskaMed.com/COVID


OrthoNebraska
https://www.orthonebraska.com/covid-19/
Phone: (402) 609-2600

Email: Info@OrthoNebraska.com

 

Utilities

Gas, Water, & Sewer Service

Metropolitan Utilities District (MUD).   402-554-666/800-732-5864
www.mudomaha.com

MUD COVID-19 Information: https://mudomaha.com/node/5359

Electricity

Omaha Public Power District (OPPD). 402-536-4134/877-536-4131
www.oppd.com
OPPD COVID-19 Information: https://oppdthewire.com/keeping-the-power-on-while-covid-19-plans-in-place/

 

Mental Health Resources

Region 6 Behavioral Health Care
Free assistance with mental health information and referrals as well as rent and transitional living assistance. 

4715 132nd Street, Omaha, NE
(402) 444-6573 / (800) 311-8717
Hours: 8AM-5PM Monday-Friday
https://www.regionsix.com

Boystown National Hotline
(800) 448-3000

United Way 211

https://www.unitedwaymidlands.org/

Catholic Charities
https://www.ccomaha.org/program-and-services/behavioral-health

Heartland Family Services
Helplines: https://heartlandfamilyservice.org/helplines/ 

Behavioral Health: https://heartlandfamilyservice.org/counseling-prevention/