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Speaking of Nebraska: A COVID-19 Town Hall With Governor Ricketts

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May 27, 2020
Nebraska’s updated directed health measure sets out guidelines for zoos to reopen starting June 1st. Different zoos are taking different tacts to keep customers safe.The new directed health measure limits zoos to 25% of their capacity.The Henry... more››


May 27, 2020
Small businesses, local governments and Nebraska’s unemployment insurance trust fund will be among recipients of more than $1 billion in federal coronavirus relief funds.Nebraska is getting $1.25 billion dollars from the federal government for... more››


May 27, 2020
A year ago, many farmers were still processing historic statewide flooding and an onslaught of global trade disruptions.Many worried about how land and market conditions would impact their livelihoods. According to the USDA, roughly half of... more››


May 27, 2020
Gov. Pete Ricketts announced Wednesday any Nebraska county that hasn’t fully opened its courthouse by June 8 won’t be eligible to receive COVID-19 relief funds from the federal CARES Act. Ricketts says he expects counties to be offering public... more››


May 27, 2020
Peru, Chadron, and Wayne State Colleges will all start their fall 2020 semesters on August 17 and end by Thanksgiving. Paul Turman, Chancellor of the Nebraska State College System,  said there will be no fall break, and the condensed schedule will... more››


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NET News will feature stories from across the state on an upcoming special episode of Speaking of Nebraska, and is inviting Nebraskans to send in videos sharing their experiences. The coronavirus pandemic has impacted each... 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››
This interactive map provided by the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) provides the numbers by county.
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 coronavirus pandemic is changing everything, and fast. Here's a way to follow the latest news on the virus, the public health fight against it, and how the world is coping.
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››
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Nebraska And The Next Pandemic
The personal stories of medical professionals in the Nebraska Biocontainment Unit and lessons learned from the Ebola crisis.
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››