Coronavirus (COVID-19)

COVID-19 Cases In Nebraska

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March 25, 2020
Staff at the Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium in Omaha are still working to take care of animals there, including measures to protect great apes and small primates that may be susceptible to COVID-19.Staff at the zoo have mostly split their teams in... more››


March 25, 2020
Lincoln will move to mandatory restrictions on public gatherings after the city’s first community spread case was identified. Community spread cases were also identified in Dodge and Saunders counties. All three counties will be covered by state... more››


March 25, 2020
Drive-thru coronavirus testing began Tuesday at Bryan Health’s Lifepointe location in south Lincoln. Bryan Health officals say the turnout was strong. Testing could change going forward.Latest news & resources: netNebraska.org/... more››


March 24, 2020
Fifty-four people lined up in their cars to take part in Nebraska's first drive-through COVID-19 testing facility. Lincoln's Bryan Medical Center organized the initiative.The hospital's leadership announced its plans earlier in the month.All... more››


March 24, 2020
As Americans stocked up for self-isolation, demand for beef shot through the roof nationwide. But as ranchers are wrestling with how to keep business moving without spreading COVID-19 in ranching communities.Latest news & resources: netNebraska... more››


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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››
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››
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