Coronavirus (COVID-19)

COVID-19 Cases In Nebraska

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November 25, 2020
An informal survey from the University of Nebraska Medical Center finds a majority of Nebraskans would support a statewide mask mandate.About 8,000 people from across the state responded to the online survey for about a week starting Nov. 11. 86%... more››

November 24, 2020
The head of Nebraska’s CHI Health hospital system says it looks like the rising number of COVID-19 patients may be leveling off, at least temporarily. And he says the system is preparing to distribute vaccines, when they become available.As the... more››

November 24, 2020
At the start of the coronavirus pandemic, ethanol producers feared the worst: a world indefinitely stuck at home. As Americans hunkered down for lockdowns, gasoline demand across the country plummeted. Ethanol industry leaders issued warnings that... more››

November 23, 2020
Some Board of Health members across the state are calling on Governor Pete Ricketts to issue a mask mandate. Dr. Brady Beecham is a board member of the Two Rivers Public Health Department and she said universal statewide masking is the best... more››

November 23, 2020
Gov. Pete Ricketts said Monday if hospitalizations from COVID-19 continue to rise, the state could impose additional restrictions before Thanksgiving.As of Sunday night, the state’s Department of Health and Human Services was reporting 976 people... 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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