Phone Numbers

Douglas County Health Department
COVID-19 hotline: 402-444-3400 (in English) or 402- 996-3156 (en español)
Seven days a week from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services
Hotline: 402-552-6645
Seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

United Way hotline: 2-1-1

Online Resources

For the latest in local health resources: Douglas County Department of Health

To avoid scams and financial loss: AARP Fraud Watch Network and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

COVID-19 Guidance for Older Adults from the Centers on Disease Control (CDC)

Tips for Seniors to Stay Healthy and Safe

  • Medicare and Medicaid will not reach out to you asking for your personal information or payment for a COVID-19 vaccination.
  • Avoid cashing or depositing checks that you do not recognize.

Resources for LGBTQ Seniors

COVID-19 Information from the National Resource Center on LGBT Aging

Sign up for SAGEConnect, connecting isolated LGBTQ seniors with volunteers for weekly phone calls