Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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.

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latest news

April 9, 2020
Bryan Health in Lincoln has enough intensive care units and ventilators to treat COVID-19 patients for the entire state based on a University of Washington model.A widely-cited projection from the University of Washington-Seattle's Institute of... more››

April 8, 2020
Three residents and two staff members at the Youth Rehabilitation and Treatment Center in Kearney have tested positive for COVID-19, according to a statement from the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services. Latest news: more››

April 8, 2020
The week-long Jewish holiday Passover began Wednesday, and Nebraskans are celebrating a bit differently this year because of the coronavirus pandemic.Latest news: observance begins with a Seder, a ritual feast... more››

April 8, 2020
Gov. Pete Ricketts said Wednesday Nebraska would not discriminate against people with disabilities seeking treatment for COVID-19, but stopped short of saying he would issue a directive to that effect. And the governor said mail-in ballots were a... more››

April 8, 2020
Social distancing restrictions mean Holy Week and Easter services will be held online or as drive-in only.Mount Moriah Baptist Church in Omaha is one of the oldest predominantly African American churches in Nebraska and has been in operation since... more››


Useful Resources

Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts will answer questions during a one-hour NET News town hall meeting about COVID-19 and our state’s response.This special episode of the discussion program "Speaking of Nebraska" will air Thursday at 8:... 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››
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. 
Coronavirus Live Updates from NPR
A collection of the latest news and updates on the pandemic from NPR.
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.
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››
After Ebola
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››
An interactive map provided by the Johns Hopkins Center for Systems Science and Engineering is a great resource to track the current numbers.