Coronavirus (COVID-19)

COVID-19 Cases In Nebraska

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March 23, 2020
Gov. Pete Ricketts announced Monday the deadline to file state income taxes has been extended to July 15.Latest news & resources: says the extension is intended for Nebraskans impacted by COVID-19, and urges... more››

March 23, 2020
The Nebraska Legislature gave preliminary approval Monday to nearly $84 million worth of spending to combat the coronavirus in the state. It was the Legislature’s first meeting since March 12, after which Speaker Jim Scheer postponed the session... more››

March 23, 2020
While many students are moving out of dormitories on University of Nebraska campuses, a few are staying because they’ve got symptoms or may have been exposed to COVID-19.At the University of Nebraska at Kearney, spokesman Todd Gottula says one... more››

March 23, 2020
Governor Pete Ricketts announced today that Nebraska’s income tax filing deadline will be moved back, and drive-through testing will begin in Lincoln this week.Latest news & resources: New Cases in Washington... more››

March 23, 2020
Drive-thru coronavirus testing will begin Tuesday at Bryan Health’s Lifepointe location in south Lincoln. Hospital officials say the drive-thru service will be open seven days a week between 2 pm and 6 pm. Patients who want to use the drive-thru... more››


Useful Resources

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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