Coronavirus (COVID-19)

COVID-19 In Nebraska

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April 13, 2020
This week the Nebraska National Guard set up its third COVID-19 mobile testing sites in three locations around the state. The first was to determine which of the staff and juvenile residents at the Youth Rehabilitation and Treatment Center in... more››

April 12, 2020
The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services says the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the state has now reached 814. The death toll remains at 17. The first and second cases in Dakota County have been confirmed, according to the... more››

April 12, 2020
The coronavirus has had a cascading effect on society, with a financial crisis, tens of millions of workers out of jobs, self-isolation and fears of a pandemic potentially killing loved ones. Isolation could exacerbate issues with anxiety and... more››

April 12, 2020
The Nebraska Department of Health and Humans services says Box Butte, Wayne and Pierce Counties now have their first confirmed cases of COVID-19.The Box Butte County case is a female in her 70s who has been isolating in her home since April 3. The... more››

April 10, 2020
Among the many people whose lives have been disrupted by the coronavirus are children with special needs. One organization that serves those children has made big changes to the way it’s working.For decades, CRCC – formerly known as the Children’s... more››


Useful Resources

As the national vaccination process begins, America Amplified is gathering and curating answers from experts to questions on the minds of public radio listeners across the country.
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››
Learn more about COVID-19 in Nebraska with answers to frequently asked questions, researched by NET News reporters along with our partners at America Amplified, a community engagement journalism initiative funded by the... more››
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