NDCS staff members positive for COVID-19

NDCS staff members positive for COVID-19

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (21-24)

CONTACT Laura Strimple, Chief of Staff

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

February 21, 2021 (Lincoln, Neb.) – Today, Director Scott R. Frakes announced that seven staff members with the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS) are positive for the coronavirus (COVID-19). The staff members are employed at the following locations: Community Corrections Center – Lincoln (3), Lincoln Correctional Center (3) and the Tecumseh State Correctional Institution (1). All staff members are self-isolating at home.

Notification will be provided to those who live and work in those locations as to the positive cases.  In addition, anyone who may have had close contact with the staff members will be directed to self-quarantine.

This brings the total number of NDCS staff members diagnosed with COVID-19 to 538. Five hundred and sixteen of those individuals have recovered from COVID-19.  

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