Coronavirus (COVID-19)

COVID-19 Cases In Nebraska

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December 3, 2020
The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services has updated directions to shorten how long Nebraskans should quarantine after exposure to COVID-19.The change follows the CDC's recommendation Wednesday based on new research.The incubation... more››

December 3, 2020
Health officials say active COVID-19 hospitalizations are still critically high even as that number has dropped to the lowest point in three weeks.Bryan Medical Center CEO John Woodrich says he’s very concerned about the numbers, especially with an... more››

December 3, 2020
 Farmers and ranchers whose income has taken a hit from the pandemic have one more week to sign up for special payments from the federal government. Bobbie Kriz-Wickham of the USDA said producers of most crops and animals raised in Nebraska are... more››

December 3, 2020
More than $6.2 million in rental assistance has been provided to about 2,500 Douglas County families.The funding is part of the federal CARES Act money. Low and middle-income residents who lost income due to the pandemic were eligible to apply for... more››

December 3, 2020
The Archway in Kearney, the Stuhr Museum in Grand Island, and the Hastings Museum are competing to see which organization can collect the most donations for area food pantries through the end of the month. Tuesday marked the start of the Tri-City... more››


Useful Resources

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››
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››
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