Nebraska's post-fiasco law permits designated dumpers to drop off babies 30 days and younger no questions asked.
Did we say no questions asked?
According to Nebraska Health and Human Services Chief Executive Officer Kerry Winterer (RIP Todd Landry), in an HHS press release:
“It’s important to gather information like family medical history to meet this child’s current and future needs,” he said.
Officials asked that anyone with information call the HHS office in Gering at 308-436-6559, the Box Butte County Sheriff’s Office at 308-762-6464, the Alliance Police Department at 308-762-4955 or the Nebraska State Patrol at 308-632-1211.
What ever happened to no shame, no blame, no name?
The press release does not appear on the state's "safe haven" page or HHS press release page. If and when it does, I'll link it here. I'll also update when Nebraska's self-servers comment on how they saved just one...
Alliance, Nebraska, population 8,959 (2000 census) is located in northwest Nebraska. Before it became Nebraska's first post-fiasco dumping ground it was known mainly for its replica of Stonehenge constructed from automobiles.
UPDATE: The HHS press release is now up. Click here.