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Carol Blood

Sen. Carol Blood

District 3

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Available Resources for Fighting the Coronavirus (Covid-19) in District 3

As you know, the Nebraska Legislative session has been suspended due to the coronavirus outbreak. While this is a difficult and uneasy time, I want you to know there are resources out there to help.

As the shutdown goes on longer than anyone hoped it can be tempting to relax our vigilance, but we have to fight that urge. It is critical that we do not let down our guard until the health experts tell us it is safe to relax these restrictions.

In addition to the resources listed here, my office continues to work while practicing social distancing. Please do not hesitate to call my office or reach out directly to me if I can be of any assistance to you.

Health Resources

NE Department of Health and Human Services
Click here for information on all things Coronavirus

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Click here for information from the federal government on the disease

University of Nebraska Medical Center
Click here for information from UNMC

Sarpy/Cass County Health Department
Click here for information from county services

Medicaid and Economic Assistance
Click here for information on Medicaid Benefits and Economic Assistance

Individuals and Family Resources

Unemployment Benefits/Online Application
Click here for information

Medicaid and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
Click here for information

Free Legal Assistance (American Bar Association)
Click here for information

OPPD Assistance (Electricity)
Click here for information

MUD Assistance (Gas and Water)
Click here for information

United Way of the Midlands
Click here for information

Women, Infants and Children Program (WIC)
Click here for information

Salvation Army
Click here for information

Catholic Charities
Click here for information

Sarpy County Sheriff’s Office Helpline
Click here for information including how the sheriff’s office will deliver groceries to those who cannot venture out themselves.
Helpline number: 402-593-1593

Action for Healthy Kids
Click here for information

Area Catholic Schools
Click here for information

Bellevue Public Schools
Click here for information

Papillion Lavista Schools
Click here for information

Area Business Resources

US Small Business Administration
Click here for information

NE Department of Labor
Click here for information

NE Department of Economic Development
Click here for information

US Small Business Administration
Click here for information

Bellevue Chamber of Commerce
Click here for information

Sarpy County Chamber of Commerce
Click here for information

Nebraska Chamber of Commerce
Click here for information

NBDC Business Resiliency Resources
Click here for information

Sen. Carol Blood

District 3
Room 10th Floor
P.O. Box 94604
Lincoln, NE 68509
(402) 471-2627
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