Coronavirus (COVID-19)

COVID-19 In Nebraska

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March 24, 2021
An attempt to give permission for teachers to physically intervene with students failed in the Legislature today/Wednesday. And senators are continuing to work on a bill to protect meatpacking workers from COVID-19.The issue of letting teachers and... more››


March 24, 2021
Husker fans will be returning to sporting events this spring. The Big Ten Conference announced Wednesday there will be fans for all remaining regular-season sporting events. The Big Ten said in a statement that attendance policies would follow... more››


March 19, 2021
Nebraskans from ages 50 to 64 will be next in line for COVID-19 vaccinations statewide starting Monday.Gov. Pete Ricketts said the state will issue a new Directed Health Measure effective Monday authorizing all local public health districts to... more››


March 18, 2021
There is not just one answer to why the Latino communities in Nebraska may be more hesitant to receiving a COVID-19 vaccine, according to Dr. Athena Ramos, a University of Nebraska Medical professor, who studies reducing health disparities.“There’s... more››


March 15, 2021
Changes to how we do things in the wake of the pandemic – in everything from how we hold public meetings to how we do mental health counseling – are advancing in the Legislature.Sen. Mike Flood is sponsoring changes to the Open Meetings Act that  ... 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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