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Douglas County District Court drops 13 defendants from mask mandate lawsuit

Dr. Huse and Douglas County still named in suit
Douglas County Courthouse in Omaha
Posted at 3:34 PM, Feb 08, 2022
and last updated 2022-02-08 17:15:07-05

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — The District Court of Douglas County dismissed 13 of the 15 defendants who were named in a lawsuit filed by the state in opposition to the Omaha mask mandate.

The mandate was ordered by Douglas County Health Director Dr. Lindsay Huse who will remain as a defendant along with Douglas County.

Parties dismissed from the case include:

  • Douglas County Health Department
  • Douglas County Board of Health
  • Chris Rodgers, President of the Douglas County Board of Health
  • John M. Wade, Vice President of the Douglas County Board of Health
  • Jeanee Weiss, Secretary of the Douglas County Board of Health
  • Dr. Andrea Jones, member of the Douglas County Board of Health
  • Dr. Keyonna King, member of the Douglas County Board of Health
  • Dr. Stuart McNally, member of the Douglas County Board of Health
  • Dr. Marlene Wilken, member of the Douglas County Board of Health
  • Selene Espinoza, member of the Douglas County Board of Health
  • Ben Gray, member of the Douglas County Board of Health
  • Douglas County Sheriff’s Office
  • Thomas J. Wheeler, Douglas County Sheriff.

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