Coronavirus (COVID-19)

COVID-19 Cases In Nebraska

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July 21, 2020
The newly-released Lincoln Public School District pandemic plan calls for in-person instruction unless the Lincoln-Lancaster County health department increases its COVID-19 risk dial to “severe." It’s currently set to “high risk.” LPS released the... more››


July 21, 2020
Applications from Nebraska families to homeschool their children increased 21% so far this year, according to the state Department of Education. Many Nebraskans say the coronavirus pandemic has them rethinking education options.NDOE has received... more››


July 20, 2020
The Nebraska Legislature resumed its 2020 session Monday, moving to slow down the Ricketts administration’s plans to move a youth rehabilitation and treatment center. In a legislative chamber divided by plexiglass partitions, senators – many, but... more››


July 20, 2020
College-age students are often a forgotten group in the era of COVID-19, especially ones that are in high-risk categories.University of Nebraska-Lincoln Senior Mar Lee said students that are financially independent are struggling during the... more››


July 20, 2020
Nine counties in central Nebraska will be the first to move into the final phase of re-opening starting Friday. The Phase 4 Directed Health Measure removes nearly all restrictions aimed at preventing the spread of COVID-19, allowing for full-... more››


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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. 
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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››