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

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May 22, 2020
Starting today, the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission is reopening 35 state recreation areas across the state for all camping units, including tents. Although it will likely be a busy Memorial Day weekend, Parks division administrator Jim Swenson... more››


May 22, 2020
Bars and Bottle Clubs that have been closed since March are gearing up to reopen June 1st under updated directed health measures announced Thursday. Hobie Rupe is the executive director of the Liquor Control Commission in Nebraska and said that... more››


May 21, 2020
According to Creighton University’s May Rural Mainstreet Index, Nebraska’s farmland value index slipped to 38.5 last month, with 50 indicating neutral growth.Economist Ernie Goss says the new survey points to another month of financial crisis for... more››


May 21, 2020
Gov. Pete Ricketts has announced a major loosening of health restrictions for most of Nebraska. Meanwhile, hospital admissions for COVID-19 are falling in all of the state except in the Omaha area.Some of the changes Ricketts announced Thursday... more››


May 21, 2020
Around a quarter of Nebraska’s COVID-19 patients work at a meatpacking plant: that’s over 2,600 sick employees. According to members of Las Voces, an advocacy group of Latino community members, many of those workers are immigrants and people of... more››


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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››
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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››