Coronavirus (COVID-19)

COVID-19 Cases In Nebraska

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March 19, 2020
Doctors at Bryan Medical Center in Lincoln say they’re being very selective on who they admit for COVID-19  symptoms. They say if you’ve had a fever of at least 100.4 degrees for a few days and have breathing issues, you’ll likely be admitted as a... more››


March 19, 2020
Ernie Goss, Creighton University economist, said coronavirus fears have brought the U.S. economy to a screeching halt. Stocks have tumbled as a result and Goss said even with the federal government pumping cash into the economy, it’s not likely to... more››


March 18, 2020
A woman in her 40s is central Nebraska's first confirmed case of COVID-19, according to a statement from the South Heartland District Health Department. Latest news & resources: netNebraska.org/coronavirusThe case is connected to recent travel... more››


March 18, 2020
People of all ages are being advised to stay home as much as possible to prevent the spread of coronavirus. However, people who need regular medical care, including those with cancer, sometimes have to leave the house to receive that care.Latest... more››


March 18, 2020
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Public health officials in Omaha have confirmed a second COVID-19 case whose origins can’t be traced, as Nebraska officials scrambled to increase the number of tests they can conduct each day.Latest news & resources: ... 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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