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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July 20, 2020
Nine counties in central Nebraska will be the first to move into the final phase of re-opening starting Friday. The Phase 4 Directed Health Measure removes nearly all restrictions aimed at preventing the spread of COVID-19, allowing for full-... more››

July 20, 2020
The University of Nebraska-Kearney says it will delay the start of fall sports to September 28th and some of the school’s football games could be played in the spring. Football, volleyball, cross country and women’s soccer, golf and tennis will all... more››

July 20, 2020
The Lincoln Education Association released a statement last week opposing a full reopening of schools in Lincoln. Allison Mollenkamp of NET News sat down with LEA President Rita Bennett to learn more.For those who haven't had a chance to read your... more››

July 17, 2020
Lincoln Mayor Leirion Gaylor Baird announced today all Lancaster County residents will be required to wear face masks in public starting Monday. But there’s disagreement about whether a local health department has the authority to mandate face... more››

July 17, 2020
Nebraskans can now sign up for a Phase 3 trial of a COVID-19 vaccine.The vaccine is made by Moderna and the trial will include 30,000 patients worldwide. In Nebraska, participants who are over 65, with underlying medical conditions, or essential... 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. 
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.
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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››