Coronavirus (COVID-19)

COVID-19 Cases In Nebraska

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March 20, 2020
Latest news & resources: netNebraska.org/coronavirusOMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Four more cases of COVID-19 have been identified in three counties, bring the Nebraska total to 32, a state agency said.One involves a Nemaha County man in his 60s who had... more››


March 20, 2020
Public health districts in central Nebraska got what they hoped for this week: additional protective gear for health care workers. It came from a rarely used federal stockpile that’s been in storage for years.Latest news & resources: ... more››


March 19, 2020
Today Governor Ricketts announced the first Directed Health Measure in response to COVID-19 spread in Nebraska. This order will make certain guidelines enforceable in the Omaha area: That’s just one of many coronavirus stories unfolding in across... more››


March 19, 2020
Restrictions on the size of gatherings due to the coronavirus are having an effect on funerals.Take a look at obituaries these days, and you may see that services have been postponed to a later date. But some funeral homes say they’re going ahead... more››


March 19, 2020
Nebraska U.S. Senator Ben Sasse was one of only 8 senators who voted Wednesday against a bill requiring paid leave for employees taking time off work because of the coronavirus.Latest news & resources: netNebraska.org/coronavirusThe Senate... 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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