Coronavirus (COVID-19)

COVID-19 Cases In Nebraska

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July 13, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic triggered the worst unemployment crisis since the Great Depression. In Lancaster County, over 26,000 people have filed for unemployment benefits since late March.While the state's unemployment rate has improved over recent... more››


July 13, 2020
New cases of COVID-19 in Lancaster County have reached the same level as the county’s peak in early May.The area has had an average 41 new cases per day over the last seven days, compared to the peak average of between 38 and 43 new daily cases... more››


July 13, 2020
The head of the Nebraska School Activities Association says he’s working toward a full high school sports schedule for the fall semester as school districts grapple with how to handle the pandemic in the upcoming school year. NSAA Executive... more››


July 13, 2020
A Lincoln-based organization that focuses on youth mental and behavioral health is offering the community support during the pandemic.HopeSpoke Executive Director Katie McLeese Stephenson said the organization is hoping to move forward with a... more››


July 13, 2020
The coronavirus pandemic has not only forced the temporary shutdowns of businesses and the loss of jobs of many Nebraskans, it has also caused the permanent shutdowns of some businesses unable to financially make it through the lockdown. One... more››


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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. 
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.
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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››