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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March 10, 2020
As cases of coronavirus spread across the Midwest, we know there are lots of questions about it -- including how to avoid getting sick. We also know there's plenty of misinformation about this new virus, so we want to help you sort fact from... more››

March 9, 2020
Follow the latest news and resources: Contact InvestigationsLast week Nebraska’s first case of COVID-19 was confirmed, and since then at least two family members have also tested positive for the virus. Those... more››

March 9, 2020
Approximately 40 people in Lancaster County are being monitored under self-quarantine for possible exposure to COVID-19. The 36-year-old Omaha woman who tested positive for the disease attended a Fremont Special Olympics basketball event on... more››

March 8, 2020
Follow the latest news and resources: family members of Nebraska’s first COVID-19 case have tested positive for the virus. The announcement came in a statement from the Douglas County Health Department Sunday. “We... more››

March 7, 2020
Fremont Public Schools are closed next week and health officials are asking some Nebraskans to self-quarantine after potential exposure to the coronavirus disease COVID-19. Officials confirmed the first case of a Nebraska resident on Friday, a 36-... 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››