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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latest news

June 17, 2020
Health officials across the state are still urging residents to use cloth face coverings and masks to slow the spread of COVID-19. While health officials now know more about how the virus spreads, the public divide on whether face coverings are... more››

June 17, 2020
Long-term care facilities have been closed to visitors for three months, leaving residents isolated. But facilities have worked to find creative ways to bring in fun and entertainment — like Sheila Carroll, a Lincoln woman who brings her horse... more››

June 16, 2020
Nebraska’s director of economic development says steps taken early on to stabilize the state economy are helping with the recovery going forward. COVID-19 has caused unprecedented economic damage to Nebraska, including job loss, loss of tax revenue... more››

June 16, 2020
Lincoln Public Schools announced preliminary details for graduation ceremonies and the reopening of schools this fall.The district previously planned virtual graduations but reconsidered after the governor announced restrictions on gatherings will... more››

June 16, 2020
Federal tax changes could cost the state of Nebraska about 250 million dollars, at the same time as the state is looking for revenue to be able to lower property taxes.The federal tax cuts are contained in the CARES Act passed by Congress. They... 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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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››