Coronavirus (COVID-19)

COVID-19 Cases In Nebraska

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July 1, 2020
A Creighton University economic indicator for nine Midwestern states, including Nebraska, shows the region’s economy has risen above growth neutral.Economics professor Ernie Goss, who compiles the Mid-American Business Conditions Index, said while... more››

June 30, 2020
The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services added data on Tuesdays about COVID-19 cases and deaths by race and ethnicity to the online data dashboard. Nebraska was nearly the last state in the U.S. to publish that data.At the end of May,... more››

June 30, 2020
Four Nebraska counties will move into Phase 3 of reopening next Monday, which will bring the entire state under the same distancing guidelines.The four counties were among the hardest hit early on in the pandemic: Dakota County in northeast... more››

June 30, 2020
Officials at Bryan Health in Lincoln said they only have four in-house COVID-19 patients right now, but they're still concerned about the longer-term situation in Lancaster County.Dr. Anne Perlman said a recent increase in cases among those under... more››

June 30, 2020
The Nebraska State Fair will be free this year, but could offer only livestock and static exhibits. Gov. Pete Ricketts was on hand in Grand Island Tuesday to make the big announcement: "This really is exciting for us to be able to say the Nebraska... more››


Useful Resources

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
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››
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››
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. 
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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››