Coronavirus (COVID-19)

COVID-19 Cases In Nebraska

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November 20, 2020
COVID-19 hospitalizations in the state have hit record levels nearly every day this month. As those rising numbers strain the hospital system, one Nebraska man says he’s grateful he got care when he needed it. Dana Wendelin lives in Omaha and... more››

November 20, 2020
The Immink family operates a ranch in Endicott in Southern Jefferson County in southeast Nebraska. Since they live miles away from other people, they thought they were safe from COVID-19. But, almost every family member got sick and one of them is... more››

November 19, 2020
The City of Gering Fire Chief says resources are stretched thin amid a surge in COVID-19 cases in the area.Nathan Flowers says medical response calls increased by 42% in November alone due to COVID-19 patients.A Panhandle Public Health employee... more››

November 19, 2020
The Central District Health Department is seeing record high new cases of COVID-19. The district, which includes Grand Island, had 849 cases per 100,000 people last week. That’s significantly higher than the previous peak in late April, when the... more››

November 19, 2020
State officials launched a new public awareness campaign Thursday aimed at slowing the spread of COVID-19."Do Right, Right Now" encourages Nebraskans to wear masks, wash their hands, and stay six feet away from others. The campaign will include... 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››
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