Coronavirus (COVID-19)

COVID-19 In Nebraska

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April 5, 2021
One woman thinks the COVID-19 pandemic was planned, man-made.A man won’t get inoculated because he suspects other countries are using Americans as test subjects for their vaccines.Three-fourths of this focus group gathered at a Liberal community... more››

April 2, 2021
North Omaha opened its first drive-through Covid-19 vaccine clinic this week and approximately 400 people were vaccinated with the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.Angela Ling is the incident commander for Nebraska’s Department of Health and Human... more››

April 1, 2021
As federal health officials investigate a case of a “significant medical event” experienced by a Nebraska medical worker a week after they were vaccinated last month, a pharmacy professor believes it will be difficult to link it to the vaccine.“... more››

March 31, 2021
Requiring higher broadband speeds, and investigating fraudulent unemployment payments, were among topics discussed in the Nebraska Legislature Wednesday.As the state and federal governments devote more money to expanding high speed broadband,... more››

March 31, 2021
High School seniors in Central Nebraska can be fully vaccinated before their graduations in May.That's the word from Teresa Anderson, health director for the Central District Health Department, who said the district is collaborating with schools in... 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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