Coronavirus (COVID-19)

COVID-19 In Nebraska

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May 10, 2021
The Hastings Public School Board will consider loosening the school’s mask mandate after seniors graduate at a meeting Monday night following a recommendation from the school's superintendent. “Our board is probably a lot like our community: There’... more››

May 6, 2021
A proposal aimed at protecting meatpacking workers from COVID-19 was pared back, then advanced in the Nebraska Legislature today/Thursday. And a public hearing was held on a resolution opposing federal government overreach.The proposal by Sen. Tony... more››

May 6, 2021
The West Central Health District in North Platte is dealing with COVID vaccination levels behind all the others health districts in the state, and the head of the district said it has the supply but demand is lagging.Just under 31% of eligible... more››

May 6, 2021
A nurse dressed in full-protective gear gently rolled the doctor into the hospital room of a recovering COVID patient. She literally rolled him into the room on a cart with a video monitor attached.Kami Krajewski of Grant, Nebraska, watched as the... more››

April 28, 2021
Over the past two weeks, the number of COVID-19 vaccinations in Nebraska has decreased by 38%, from almost 21,000 a day to the current level of just under 13,000 daily shots. The decline is concerning to one disease expert, who thinks a number of... more››


Useful Resources

As the national vaccination process begins, America Amplified is gathering and curating answers from experts to questions on the minds of public radio listeners across the country.
NET is working with media outlets across the state to collect the stories of Nebraskans who have died from COVID. Click to share your loved one’s story with us.
Analyzing data from federal, state, and local health officials, NET News has compiled a comprehensive look at the spread of COVID-19 in Nebraska, including cases per county, positivity rates, and 7-day rolling average of new... more››
Mientras los casos del coronavirus se siguen propagando por el Medio Oeste, sabemos que hay muchas preguntas acerca del virus -- incluyendo cómo evitar contagiarse. También sabemos que hay mucha información incorrecta acerca del... more››
Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services: daily updates on COVID-19 from state health officials and access to resources in Nebraska. 
Tells the story of one school district’s transition to remote learning because of COVID-19. This new 30 minute NET Radio documentary is part of the NET “What If…” project on innovation and creativity in Nebraska
The purpose of this FEMA page  is to help the public distinguish between rumors and facts regarding the response to coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Rumors can easily circulate within communities during a crisis, stay informed... more››
Learn more about COVID-19 in Nebraska with answers to frequently asked questions, researched by NET News reporters along with our partners at America Amplified, a community engagement journalism initiative funded by the... more››
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