Coronavirus (COVID-19)

COVID-19 Cases In Nebraska

What questions do you have about COVID-19's impact in Nebraska? The NET News team will work to find answers. Click here to see what we've already addressed.

If you have medical questions, please consult your doctor. If you have questions about the science of coronavirus, check reputable sources like the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:

latest news

September 9, 2020
Gov. Pete Ricketts said Wednesday Nebraska is no longer participating in a program to increase food aid to low-income families because the state’s trying to get people used to the idea that things are returning to normal.At a news conference... more››

September 9, 2020
The Nebraska Health Care Association is calling on Nebraskans to donate more cloth masks for their nursing home and assisted living facility frontline workers and residents, as some prepare to loosen visitor restrictions.Last April, the association... more››

September 9, 2020
This past weekend, the Brown County Fair celebrated its 85th anniversary in Johnstown, in north central Nebraska. People came from all over the state to watch the rodeo, socialize, and eat barbecue. The event highlighted how some areas of the state... more››

September 9, 2020
Public health officials are planning for the potential of a "twindemic" as the COVID-19 pandemic continues and the influenza season gets started. Experts say it’s never been more important to get the flu vaccine.Early on in the coronavirus pandemic... more››

September 4, 2020
An epidemiologist with Nebraska’s Department of Health and Human Services says tracing the contacts of people with COVID-19 is helping slow the spread of the disease in the state. Here’s more on how the process works.It all starts when a lab result... more››


Useful Resources

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››
After Ebola
Nebraska And The Next Pandemic
The personal stories of medical professionals in the Nebraska Biocontainment Unit and lessons learned from the Ebola crisis.
Coronavirus Live Updates
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.