NDCS staff member positive for COVID-19

NDCS staff member positive for COVID-19


CONTACT Laura Strimple, Chief of Staff

OFFICE 402-479-5713 | laura.strimple@nebraska.gov


May 17, 2021 (Lincoln, Neb.) – Today, Director Scott R. Frakes announced that a staff member with the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS) is positive for the coronavirus (COVID-19). That person is employed at the Central Office. The staff member is self-isolating at home.

Notification will be provided to those who work in that location as to the positive case.  In addition, anyone who may have had close contact with the staff member will be directed to self-quarantine.

This brings the total number of NDCS staff members diagnosed with COVID-19 to 561. Five hundred and sixty of those individuals have recovered from COVID-19.