Nebraska hospital officials on Monday again warned that hospitals are struggling to find enough beds and staff to treat patients, and virus hospitalizations are expected to increase dramatically over the next couple weeks as the highly contagious omicron variant of the virus spreads.

And, folks, it’s not just in the large cities.

I made a trip to O’Neill over the weekend to visit my mother. She’s been vaccinated and has received the booster shot and is doing well for her age (89).

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