Coronavirus (COVID-19)

COVID-19 Cases In Nebraska

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November 12, 2020
Gov. Pete Ricketts warned Thursday that if hospitalizations for COVID-19 continue to rise, he’ll impose additional health restrictions – but still, not a mask mandate.At a news conference Thursday where he participated by Zoom because he’s... more››

November 12, 2020
Nonprofit organizations from Nebraska and Iowa are having a virtual meeting Thursday and Friday to discuss dealing with the effects of the pandemic and moving forward.Hannah Young, public policy manager for the Nonprofit Organization of the... more››

November 11, 2020
On Monday, the state of Nebraska reported over 2,000 new COVID-19 cases. Infectious disease experts statewide say those kinds of numbers — coupled with rising hospitalizations — will max out Nebraska’s health system in coming weeks.With just under... more››

November 10, 2020
Governor Pete Ricketts, quarantining because of exposure to someone with COVID-19, asked Nebraskans Tuesday to cooperate with contact tracers to help slow the spread of the disease.Appearing via Zoom at a previously scheduled news conference, Gov.... more››

November 10, 2020
The city of Omaha’s mask mandate is now extended until Feb. 23 2021. The city council was first poised to extend the policy mandate until Dec. 29. Members then accepted an amendment by Councilman Pete Festerson.Councilman Festerson offered the... more››


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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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