Coronavirus (COVID-19)

COVID-19 Cases In Nebraska

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July 6, 2020
Two more staff members at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the total to 22 cases.One works at the Lincoln Correctional Center, and the other works at the Nebraska State Penitentiary in... more››


July 6, 2020
Four counties are entering Phase 3 of reopening Monday, joining the rest of Nebraska with loosened COVID-19-related restrictions.Hall, Hamilton, and Merrick Counties in central Nebraska, and Dakota County in northeast Nebraska, had the most severe... more››


July 6, 2020
Omaha’s Durham Museum is set to reopen to members in less than two weeks after a four-month shutdown because of COVID-19 concerns.The historic museum will reopen July 18 for members and then August 1 for everyone else. The museum will use a timed... more››


July 6, 2020
As universities around the state plan to return to in-person instruction, one group of students is facing unique challenges in returning: international students. The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is working to accommodate each student’s unique... more››


July 5, 2020
Nebraska ranks in the top 20 states for the lowest COVID-19 case and death rates among long-term care facility residents. Health experts attribute that to a unique program aimed at reducing infection in these facilities.About 4% of long-term care... more››


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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. 
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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››