Coronavirus (COVID-19)

COVID-19 Cases In Nebraska

Speaking of Nebraska: A COVID-19 Town Hall With Governor Ricketts

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.

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latest news

May 26, 2020
Officials at Bryan Health say they are considering a "Phase 3" reopen of surgeries, meaning surgeries that require longer hospital stays would be allowed, beginning next week.  John Woodrich, Bryan Medical Center President and CEO, said the... more››

May 26, 2020
The Better Business Bureau is warning residents to be vigilant against COVID-19-related scams. Tami Barrett, Lincoln Branch Manager, said the BBB has seen six main scams, many of which have to do with stimulus checks or individuals posing as... more››

May 26, 2020
If you haven’t received your federal stimulus check yet, you might be getting a prepaid debit card instead. Officials are warning Nebraskans that it might look like junk mail – and they should be careful not to throw it away.Nearly four million... more››

May 26, 2020
Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts will answer questions during a one-hour NET News town hall meeting about COVID-19 and our state’s response, along with Dr. Andre Kalil, director of Transplant Infectious Diseases at Nebraska Medicine and professor in the... more››

May 26, 2020
The NET News team is working to answer your questions during the coronavirus pandemic. Many have asked us about the complicated process of filing for unemployment benefits. See questions we've already answered at more››


Useful Resources

NET News will feature stories from across the state on an upcoming special episode of Speaking of Nebraska, and is inviting Nebraskans to send in videos sharing their experiences. The coronavirus pandemic has impacted each... 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››
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. 
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 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.
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››
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.
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››