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Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)

Are you concerned you may have COVID-19?

Here are three ways Bryan Health can help you:

  1. Take a free, short online questionnaire to determine if you should seek care. Find Out
  2. Call the Bryan Health 24/7 COVID-19 Hotline: 402-481-0500
  3. Visit Bryan Urgent Care: 7501 S. 27th St., open 8 a.m.-8 p.m. daily

NOTE: The Bryan Health Drive-Thru Clinic is ONLY available by appointment with a doctor’s order.
Learn more about this service

Attention Patients & Visitors

Please review our visitor restrictions and guidelines.


What you need to know to protect yourself and your family

Bryan has teams of experienced professionals, including infectious disease experts, who have been highly involved in monitoring and preparing for the coronavirus disease 2019 since mid-January. We are prepared to follow Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines to identify, isolate and inform our state health department of any potential cases of COVID-19. We are working closely and collaborating with local and state health departments, and other organizations.

The best way you can protect yourself is to be aware of the facts, be informed of steps you can take to prevent infection and be ready to take appropriate actions as needed.

Your choices protect both yourself and the entire community. If you are experiencing symptoms, here are steps to guide you.

What to do if you have symptoms

covid 19

Be Aware

Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses. These range from viruses that cause the common cold to severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) and the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS).

A person may test positive for a coronavirus and not have the type of virus associated with the outbreak.

The outbreak is a specific type of coronavirus called Coronavirus Disease 2019 or COVID-19. The abbreviation comes from – CO stands for corona, VI for virus, D for disease.

COVID-19 is spread by close person-to-person contact from droplets of a cough or sneeze, which can get into your mouth, nose or lungs.

To learn more

What You Need to Know About COVID-19 - CDC.gov

Be Aware, Prepare, Act Infographic

Global Data Tracker

Nebraska Information - Department of Health and Human Services

washing hands

Protect Yourself & Others

  • Wash your hands often
  • Cover your cough/sneeze with tissue
  • Don't touch your eyes, nose or mouth
  • Avoid close contact with sick people
  • Clean and disinfect high-touch surfaces often
  • Stay home when you are sick

How can you help officials assess and control COVID-19?

To ensure your health and the health of others, travelers who have been to impacted countries within the past 2 weeks or have had potential contact with someone with COVID-19 should complete a survey with the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services.

covid 19 symptoms

Assess Your Symptoms & Take Action

  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing

Symptoms of COVID-19 DO NOT include:

  • Runny nose
  • Sneezing

What should I do if I have symptoms?

  • Contact your health care provider if you have symptoms and have been in close contact with a person with confirmed COVID-19.
  • Call the place where you will be seeking care (your doctor's office or urgent care) before you go there. This is important so they can assess your symptoms and provide information on steps to take before you arrive.
  • If you have questions or concerns about you or your family’s health, call the Bryan Health 24/7 COVID-19 hotline at 402-481-0500.
  • For general questions related to COVID-19, call the Lincoln Lancaster Health Department COVID-19 hotline at 402-441-8006.
  • For the safety of our patients, family members and/or visitors are discouraged from coming to the hospital with individuals who arrive to be screened and tested for COVID-19.

Experiencing Symptoms of COVID-19?
Bryan Health ezVisit is Offering Free ezVisits

Bryan Health ezVisit is offering FREE ezVisits to anyone who has COVID-19 symptoms (fever, cough, shortness of breath) or anyone who has been in contact with an individual diagnosed with COVID-19.

If you may be at risk for COVID-19, we will help you determine the most appropriate level of care and next steps to take.

CODE: COVID19 (in the payment section) only if diagnosed with an upper respiratory health issue to waive the regular $39 fee.
Does not apply to other conditions including UTI, pink eye, others.

Start Your ezVisit


Bryan Health Drive-Thru Clinic

You MUST have a doctor’s order AND an appointment time BEFORE arriving

This new service provides a convenient, safe way to receive lab tests based on the symptoms you are experiencing while limiting exposure to other people. You must have a doctor’s order and an appointment scheduled through the Bryan Scheduling Center to use this service.

Learn More


4 Credible Sources for You to Stay Updated and Informed on the Coronavirus

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services

Johns Hopkins CSSE Dashboard of Global Cases

Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department

We Are Prepared

At Bryan Health, we have systems and processes in place and are ready to respond to the health needs of our community. This includes response plans for our locations, which include identifying travel history and symptoms, isolating patients if necessary, and reporting suspected cases for testing.

Our staff is prepared to identify, isolate and inform. We have the facilities and training to treat infectious diseases, including negative airflow rooms for isolation and abundant supplies on hand. We are collaborating with local, state and national officials.

We are here for you.


News & Press Briefings from Bryan Health

Videos, Media Interviews & Press Briefings

View press briefings and media interviews on COVID-19

Press Releases & Articles

Bryan Health Will No Longer Allow Patient Visitors Effective Friday, April 3, April 1

Bryan Health Opens Drive-Thru Clinic at Bryan LifePointe Campus, March 23

Lincoln hospitals to postpone elective surgeries in response to COVID-19, March 21

Coping with Stress During an Infectious Disease Outbreak, March 17

Bryan Health Implements Visitor Restrictions in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic, March 15

Bryan Health Implements New Measures in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic, March 13

Bryan Health ezVisit Implements Free COVID-19 Questionnaire, March 12

Bryan Health Closely Monitoring, Taking Necessary Steps to Prepare for COVID-19, February 28

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