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By LuAnn Schindler

Ricketts announces state testing plan


April 30, 2020

On April 21, Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts announced a plan for testing for COVID-19. A public-private partnership will expand testing over several weeks.

Per program guidelines, residents will be able to enlist in the program to take an assessment, get tested and track health.

"I am excited to roll out our Test Nebraska initiative to accelerate our ability to defeat the virus and get Nebraskans back to work," Ricketts said during a press conference. "Having good data will give us the confidence we need to move forward."

As of April 27, nearly 89,000 Nebraskans had completed an online assessm...

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