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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March 26, 2020
In eastern Nebraska’s Sarpy County, coronavirus concerns have led sheriffs’ deputies to step into a new role: delivering groceries and prescriptions. Latest news: the Sarpy County Sheriff’s Department in Papillion, Sgt... more››

March 25, 2020
Governor Pete Ricketts announced relief for renters but more restrictions in eastern Nebraska counties, as the Nebraska Legislature approved nearly $84 million to fight the coronavirus.Responding to concerns about people being evicted during a... more››

March 25, 2020
Now that the U.S. Senate is set to approve a $2 trillion stimulus package, members of the House will take a shot at it, a process that’s expected to start later this week. NET’s Jack Williams spoke with U.S. Congressman Adrian Smith about that... more››

March 25, 2020
Tuesday the Douglas County Health Department clarified that under the state Directed Health Measure, salons will be asked to close because people will not be able to stay six feet apart. Similar measures will now go into place in Lancaster,... more››

March 25, 2020
Staff at the Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium in Omaha are still working to take care of animals there, including measures to protect great apes and small primates that may be susceptible to COVID-19.Staff at the zoo have mostly split their teams in... 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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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››