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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September 3, 2020
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said states should have plans in place to distribute a COVID-19 vaccine by October. Former Director of the Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response at the CDC Dr. Ali Khan said it’s a... more››

September 3, 2020
A county fair in north central Nebraska is set to get underway Friday, one of the few fairs across the state that will be able to hold a regular event this summer. The Brown County Fair in Johnstown, just west of Ainsworth, runs through Monday and... more››

September 2, 2020
Lincoln-Lancaster County health officials say the area will not move into the final phase of reopening this month, despite plans from the state health department.The statewide Directed Health Measure will be updated September 14 to move the entire... more››

September 1, 2020
A hot August Friday gave way to a warm evening as the fans arrived at the football field at North Bend High School. When the public address announcer noted, "we have a beautiful night here in Tiger Stadium," it was no exaggeration. The loudspeakers... more››

September 1, 2020
Grand Island-area health officials say coronavirus mitigation efforts are working two weeks after public schools re-opened for in-person instruction.Central District Health Director Teresa Anderson says several schools in the area have people who... 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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