Coronavirus (COVID-19)

COVID-19 Cases In Nebraska

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April 2, 2020
As COVID-19 disrupts life across Nebraska, businesses across the state are scrambling to adapt. We visited one such business in Ainsworth, Nebraska.When you walk in the front door of the Ranch Land Western Store on Main Street in Ainsworth, you’re... more››

April 2, 2020
The Department of Health and Human Services confirmed Thursday evening an employee at the Youth Rehabilitation and Treatment Center in Kearney has tested positive for COVID-19.The person contacted DHHS after developing symptoms and has not worked... more››

April 2, 2020
The Central District Health Department in Grand Island has reported 33 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the office's jurisdiction. That's an increase of 50 percent over yesterday's 21 cases. 13 additional cases have been identified in Douglas County... more››

April 2, 2020
Programs to help feed children during remote learning are growing across Nebraska. Several districts reported expanding the number of meals they provide each week.Latest news & resources: Public Schools... more››

April 2, 2020
Restaurants in areas covered by Directed Health Measures are required to close their dining rooms and move to carry-out and delivery only.Latest news & resources:’s Italian Restaurant in North Platte started... more››


Useful Resources

Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts will answer questions during a one-hour NET News town hall meeting about COVID-19 and our state’s response.This special episode of the discussion program "Speaking of Nebraska" will air Thursday at 8:... 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. 
Coronavirus Live Updates from NPR
A collection of the latest news and updates on the pandemic from NPR.
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››
An interactive map provided by the Johns Hopkins Center for Systems Science and Engineering is a great resource to track the current numbers.