For 27-year-old Nico Marasco, the last year has been a challenge. On March 24, 2020, his father, best friend and business partner became the first of more than 2,000 Nebraskans to die of COVID-19.
In addition to long-lasting love, the marriage took place partly for legal reasons. If the groom were to go on a ventilator, there would be fewer complications if his partner was his wife.
A Des Moines man is facing a mandatory 10-year prison sentence after being accused of pulling down his COVID-19 face mask and spitting on a fellow retail customer while yelling, “If I have it, you have it!”
Nebraska has $158 million available to help pay rent and utilities for residents affected by the pandemic. So far though, the state has only received requests for about $2.4 million.
State dashboard figures show weekly coronavirus cases have climbed from 1,863 to 2,096 in the past two weeks, an increase of almost 13%.
The state had a simple goal for the Coronavirus Relief Fund: "We wanted to make sure we could get as much money to as many entities as we could.”
The research to be conducted in Nebraska seeks to answer a key question: Can people who have gotten the shots still get a coronavirus infection and spread it to others?
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New U.S. guidance says vaccinated people can travel, but should still wear masks and take other COVID-19 precautions. Read the guidance here.
The 31-year-old, who had been on a ventilator since November, got a double-lung transplant in March, the first for a COVID-19 patient in Nebraska.
“This concept violates two central tenets of the American system: freedom of movement and health care privacy,” Ricketts said.
The state's three bishops announced Wednesday they're planning to end the dispensation from the Sunday Mass obligation on May 23.
Starting Monday, all health districts can offer the Pfizer vaccine to anyone 16 and older and the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccines to anyone 18 and older.
Nebraskans are searching the internet and enlisting their friends to track down available appointments for the COVID-19 vaccine. How about you?
Gov. Pete Ricketts holds a news conference Wednesday on the state's coronavirus response.
Heather Beans tested positive for COVID-19 right after Christmas, but as spring begins she’s still suffering from unexplained medical problems that began with COVID. That makes her a “long-haul” COVID-19 patient.
Just days after Gov. Pete Ricketts announced that the state would officially move to Phase 2A of its vaccination program, which qualified people 50 and older for a shot, some health districts are going much further down the list.
However, there have been cases reported in people after they have received their vaccinations, although officials have not been able confirm whether they occurred after the process was complete.
The AstraZeneca vaccine, which is likely to become available in coming weeks, has been found to be 79% effective in preventing symptomatic illness, said Dr. Gary Anthone, the state's chief medical officer.
More than a few veterans who haven’t needed VA health care in the past have learned they’re ineligible to get a COVID-19 shot because their income is too high. However, a bill that cleared Congress on Friday would end that restriction.
Local health districts should start using at least 90% of their vaccine supply on people ages 50-64. The other 10% will be focused on people with serious health conditions.
Gov. Pete Ricketts holds a news conference Friday on the state's coronavirus response.
President Biden's chief medical adviser Dr. Anthony Fauci gave us a better sense of when children may be vaccinated."For high school students,…
Three Rivers Public Health Department's COVID-19 risk dial for Washington County decreased, while all others remained the same Wednesday.