Coronavirus (COVID-19)

COVID-19 Cases In Nebraska

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March 13, 2020
Governor Pete Ricketts and other state leaders say they’re closely monitoring the coronavirus situation in Nebraska and are ready to take additional measures to mitigate the spread of the disease if necessary. Follow the latest news and resources: ... more››


March 12, 2020
The Nebraska Legislature gave first-round approval to changes in the state budget Thursday, but only after a bruising debate that showed other big proposals affecting taxes and economic development may get stuck down in legislative crossfire.The... more››


March 12, 2020
The University of Nebraska moved all classes online today, and the state boys basketball tournament began with only immediate family in attendance.Follow the latest news and resources: netNebraska.org/coronavirusUPDATE 8:45pm CT:Omaha Public... more››


March 12, 2020
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln announced today it will move all spring semester classes online after March 30th due to the spread of COVID-19.Classes next week, March 16th through March 20th, will be cancelled. The week of March 23rd is UNL's... more››


March 11, 2020
The number of coronavirus cases in Nebraska has expanded to 10. The impact is being felt all over the state, most notably today with changes to the boys basketball state tournament.Follow the latest news and resources: netNebraska.org/... more››


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Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts will answer questions during a one-hour NET News town hall meeting about COVID-19 and our state’s response, along with Nebraska Education Commissioner Matt Blomstedt and Dr. Jeffrey Gold, Chancellor of... more››
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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