Coronavirus (COVID-19)

COVID-19 Cases In Nebraska

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June 16, 2020
A program to connect west coast arts and entertainment professionals with kids and adults in Nebraska, is moving online for the first time due to COVID-19. Calibraska Arts Initiative founding director Erica Larsen-Dockray said the program’s... more››

June 15, 2020
University of Nebraska at Omaha students and recent grads looking for work are having mixed results in the job market.According to career services professionals at UNO, students looking for internships saw programs cancelled, shortened, and altered... more››

June 15, 2020
 Gov. Pete Ricketts announced Monday health restrictions will be loosened, football will be allowed, and he expects schools to reopen with students in them in the fall.The loosened, so-called "Phase 3" restrictions take effect next Monday, June 22... more››

June 15, 2020
The Nebraska Department of Labor is cutting back on number of people assigned to process unemployment claims.More than 110,000 Nebraskans have filed for benefits since mid-March. The department had increased the number of adjudicators from 34 to... more››

June 15, 2020
The global pandemic has impacted the food supply in numerous ways and that has led to fluctuations in the prices of some common items.Consider humble ground beef, the stuff of hamburgers, meatballs, chili and pasta sauce. The fattier it is, the... 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››