Coronavirus (COVID-19)

COVID-19 Cases In Nebraska

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

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March 13, 2020
Fish Fries across the Omaha and Lincoln Metro Area have been impacted by the threat of coronavirus in Nebraska.Follow the latest news and resources: Patrick’s Church in Elkhorn has cancelled their March 13 fish fry... more››

March 13, 2020
A Nebraska hospital hopes to soon have ‘drive-through’ testing for coronavirus soon. There’s one hitch in the unique approach: the national shortage of test kits.The hope is to make the testing process convenient for the public and safer for the... more››

March 13, 2020
Governor Pete Ricketts and other state leaders say they’re closely monitoring the coronavirus situation in Nebraska and are ready to take additional measures to mitigate the spread of the disease if necessary. Follow the latest news and resources: ... more››

March 12, 2020
The Nebraska Legislature gave first-round approval to changes in the state budget Thursday, but only after a bruising debate that showed other big proposals affecting taxes and economic development may get stuck down in legislative crossfire.The... more››

March 12, 2020
The University of Nebraska moved all classes online today, and the state boys basketball tournament began with only immediate family in attendance.Follow the latest news and resources: 8:45pm CT:Omaha Public... more››


Useful Resources

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››
After Ebola
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››