May 12, 2022

Flags to Fly at half-staff in remembrance of Americans lost to COVID

Posted May 12, 2022 4:50 PM

By Office of Gov. Pete Ricketts

LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts, in accordance with a proclamation from the White House, announced that all U.S. and Nebraska flags are to be flown at half-staff immediately in solemn remembrance of American lives lost due to the coronavirus.  According to the proclamation, COVID-19 has claimed the lives of one million Americans.

Flags will be flown at half-staff beginning immediately and return to full staff at sunset on Monday, May 16, 2022.

The proclamation is available by clicking here