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.

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June 24, 2020
The Corona-virus has affected nearly every aspect of life, including mental health. Psychiatrist Steven Wengel is the assistant vice chancellor for campus wellness at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. He said the virus has been especially... more››

June 24, 2020
Ashfall Fossil Beds Historical Park in north-central Nebraska is set to reopen on July 1. The state park has been closed since the middle of March. Membership Manager Caroline Clements said they are excited to reopen the Fossil Beds, but in a safe... more››

June 24, 2020
Nebraska’s leading economic indicator rose during May after falling during March and April, indicating the state’s economy is beginning to recover from the impact of COVID-19.Eric Thompson, the director of the University of Nebraska -Lincoln’s... more››

June 24, 2020
A local health department in Nebraska has decided not to share information about individuals with COVID-19 with first responders.The Southwest Nebraska Public Health Department, which serves 9 counties around McCook, will not be sharing the names... more››

June 23, 2020
As the coronavirus pandemic worsens in some parts of the country, new cases in Nebraska continue to decline. But the state is far from meeting its goal of 3,000 COVID-19 tests per day.Gov. Pete Ricketts announced the Test Nebraska initiative on... more››


Useful Resources

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
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››
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››
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. 
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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››