Coronavirus (COVID-19)

COVID-19 Cases In Nebraska

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July 15, 2020
Just days after Lancaster County’s COVID-19 risk status rose from moderate to high risk, Lincoln Mayor Leirion Gaylor Baird said "nothing is off the table: when it comes to increasing restrictions, including a mask mandate.She said she has... more››

July 15, 2020
In mid-March, all kinds of events were cancelled across the country. Sports seasons were put on hold, weddings moved from banquet halls to living rooms, and Broadway theaters closed. Closer to home, Lincoln’s community theaters have largely sat... more››

July 14, 2020
57% of Lancaster County’s COVID-19 cases are people in their 20s. The spike in younger cases is raising concerns among local health officials just weeks before college classes resume.Kelsi Anderson, Provost at Bryan College of Health, said ... more››

July 14, 2020
More small businesses can apply for a COVID-19 impact grant now that the Nebraska Department of Economic Development has extended the deadline.The $12,000 grants are part of $330 million in CARES Act funding set aside for small businesses and... more››

July 13, 2020
Nebraska’s Secretary of State said the department is still considering whether to send early ballot request forms to all Nebraskans this fall.Bob Evnen said the decision will be made in time to let voters know before the election. He anticipates... 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. 
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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››