Capitol COVID19 Update | Nebraska State Capitol

Capitol COVID19 Update

The Nebraska State Capitol is open to the public for the operation of state business.

Special event sponsors have cancelled public gatherings in the Capitol through the end of March and some April and May events have been cancelled, check the Capitol calendar. Public tours are still being offered, however school closures are eliminating most school tours.  

The Office of the Capitol Commission has placed hand sanitizer throughout the Capitol in vending rooms and restrooms. OCC staff is sanitizing frequently touched surfaces twice a day and as needed.

Governor Pete Ricketts has taken Executive action to control the spread of COVID19 throughout the state. You can keep updated with email information directly from the Governor’s office.

Nebraska State Government is operating during the COVID19 pandemic, however some agencies are allowing staff to work remotely. Please call or contact the agency prior to an office visit for assistance and to determine if an in office visit is necessary.

The Nebraska Legislature will remain adjourned until the Speaker of the Legislature reconvenes the 106th Legislature Second Session.

The Nebraska Judicial Branch continues to function in the Capitol and across the state under guidance of the Chief Justice.

History Nebraska facilities will be closed to the public from March 17th through April 5, 2020.

The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission is limiting some public activities.

Please call 402-471-0449 for more information about activity in the Capitol.