Omaha’s Zoo offers free entry to healthcare workers and first responders

(Omaha, NE) – Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium offers free entry to health care workers and rescue workers and their immediate families.

The zoo says free entry is being offered to show their gratitude to the staff at the front. Entry is free from Sunday February 14th to Sunday February 21st. According to the zoo officials, health workers and first aiders can show their ID at the main entrance to the zoo to gain entry.

“As we celebrate Valentine’s Day, the zoo staff and I wanted to take this opportunity to show our great appreciation for the health care workers and emergency workers in our community,” said Dennis Pate, President and CEO of Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium. “Your hard work and dedication has been critical in leading our community through this pandemic. Your extra efforts to keep everyone safe will bring us back to normal faster than anything. ”

Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium is open daily from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The grounds and buildings of the zoo close at 5 p.m.

For more information and the most current schedule, please visit the zoo’s website at and social media channels on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

(Photos from Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium)

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