Coronavirus (COVID-19)

COVID-19 Cases In Nebraska

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March 7, 2020
Fremont Public Schools are closed next week and health officials are asking some Nebraskans to self-quarantine after potential exposure to the coronavirus disease COVID-19. Officials confirmed the first case of a Nebraska resident on Friday, a 36-... more››


March 6, 2020
Officials have confirmed the first case of the coronavirus disease COVID-19 in Nebraska. Nebraska state health officials report a 36 year old Omaha resident arrived at Methodist Hospital Thursday. She said she had traveled to England with her... more››


March 5, 2020
The number of coronavirus cases in the U.S. is growing. But what should you do if you suspect you may have been exposed to the virus?There are currently no cases of COVID-19 in Nebraska outside of quarantine, and Nebraskans are much more likely to... more››


March 3, 2020
Nebraska Congress members are supporting legislation to protect makers of medical masks amid the spread of the coronavirus.Sen. Deb Fischer introduced a bill Tuesday that would protect makers of respirators, or N-95 masks, from lawsuits if... more››


February 28, 2020
Midwest manufacturing is already starting to feel the impacts of the coronavirus. Four in 10 supply mangers across nine state in the Midwest reported negative impacts in a recent Creighton University economics survey.27 percent of those supply... 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››