Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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Monday at 10am (CT) on NET Radio and Online

Governor Ricketts will provide an update on the state's COVID-19 response.

COVID-19 Cases In Nebraska

What questions do you have about COVID-19's impact in Nebraska? The NET News team will work to find answers. Click here to see what we've already addressed.

If you have medical questions, please consult your doctor. If you have questions about the science of coronavirus, check reputable sources like the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:

latest news

August 7, 2020
Nebraska’s state teachers union says educators will not qualify for workman’s comp if they become infected with COVID-19.The Nebraska State Education Association hosted a live Q&A session on Facebook Thursday night. NSEA Executive Director... more››

August 7, 2020
The Omaha Public School district announced Friday students will not return to classrooms next week as planned.Classes will now begin on August 18 with remote learning for at least the first quarter, which is scheduled to end October 23.All... more››

August 6, 2020
Advocates, workers and union officials testified at a hearing Thursday in favor of requiring protections for meatpacking workers. And lawmakers debated a proposal to not follow the federal government’s lead in giving a tax break to businesses hit... more››

August 6, 2020
A survey of over 3,000 Nebraska educators shows less than half believe schools will be able to open safely this year.Nebraska State Education Association president Jenni Benson said teachers fear they still can't protect themselves, or their... more››

August 6, 2020
A top doctor at the University of Nebraska Medical Center says state and local officials know how to reduce community spread of COVID-19, but aren’t taking those actions. Dr. Ali Khan is an epidemiologist and Dean of the School of Public Health at... more››


Useful Resources

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
As concerns around COVID-19 mount across the state, the everyday lives of Nebraskans are changing in real time: so is the information around COVID-19 itself. We've set up a form for you to ask your questions about the coronavirus... 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››
This interactive map provided by the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) provides the numbers by county.
Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services: daily updates on COVID-19 from state health officials and access to resources in Nebraska. 
The coronavirus pandemic is changing everything, and fast. Here's a way to follow the latest news on the virus, the public health fight against it, and how the world is coping.
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Nebraska And The Next Pandemic
The personal stories of medical professionals in the Nebraska Biocontainment Unit and lessons learned from the Ebola crisis.
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››