Coronavirus (COVID-19)

COVID-19 In Nebraska

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March 31, 2021
High School seniors in Central Nebraska can be fully vaccinated before their graduations in May.That's the word from Teresa Anderson, health director for the Central District Health Department, who said the district is collaborating with schools in... more››


March 31, 2021
A doctor at CHI Health in Lincoln is helping patients with lingering effects of COVID-19 learn to smell and taste again.Dr. Aaron Robinson is an otolaryngologist and he utilizes a method called ‘smell retraining therapy’ where he has clients smell... more››


March 31, 2021
Starting Monday, the entire state will be eligible to transition to any age category for COVID-19 vaccinations. That’s the word from Governor Pete Ricketts, who announced Wednesday individual health districts will still have the final say over... more››


March 30, 2021
There’s more encouraging news from long-term care facilities hit hard by COVID-19 cases and related deaths last year. State health officials say positive cases among residents are now virtually non-existent, with only two the past two weeks. That’s... more››


March 29, 2021
An infectious disease expert at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha thinks the state’s vaccine strategy has worked well so far but understands if some health districts want to speed things up.From the start, Nebraska’s strategy has... more››


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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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