The CDC has released long-awaited guidance that says vaccinated people can gather with other vaccinated people indoors without wearing a mask or social distancing.
The variant is more easily transmitted than the original virus strain. So people should continue to mask up, practice social distancing and get vaccinated, Douglas County's health director said.
Golf legend Tiger Woods has been moved to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles as he continues his recovery.
A UNMC student took part in an analysis of clinical trials of vaccines that found minority groups and older adults were underrepresented among study participants.
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The man, who was in his late 40s, had a number of existing health conditions and lived in a long-term care facility.
Life expectancy in the United States dropped a staggering one year during 2020 as coronavirus claimed more American lives than the greatest war. Blacks and Hispanics suffered the worst death rates, researchers say, but also people with cancer, heart disease and other conditions.
The VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System ranks fourth in the nation in the number of first doses it has given to veterans.
An investigation found no evidence that personal information had been used to commit fraud or identity theft. The incident also affected a limited number of patients seen at Great Plains Health whose information was in the Nebraska Medicine/UNMC network.
The CDC is updating its guidance to address wearing two masks. If done correctly, a cloth mask worn over a surgical mask can tighten the gaps around the mask's edges.
The University of Nebraska Medical Center, in partnership with Nebraska Medicine, has been awarded a $9.5 million grant from the U.S. Centers …
The addition of people 65 and up and those with some medical issues will add about 400,000 Nebraskans to the list of those next in line to be vaccinated against COVID.
A Creighton University student told workers in an ER that she had tried to make the poison ricin, prompted officials to shut down the ER and evacuate her dormitory.
A top official in Nebraska’s vaccine effort cautioned that the shifting priority will add some 300,000 to 400,000 people to the next vaccine group.
Nebraska will start vaccinating anyone 65 years and older as part of its next phase in administering the COVID-19 vaccine.
Some Nebraska teachers got the COVID-19 vaccine this week, but an updated priority plan will put educators behind people who are 75 and older.
According to the CDC's vaccine tracker, Nebraska was among the top tier in getting the COVID-19 vaccine doses it has received out to its residents.
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A Dawson County woman in her 90s has become the 87th person to die from COVID-19 in the Two Rivers Public Health Department since record-keeping began March 20
The first COVID-19 vaccines started to arrive in Nebraska on Monday.
The United States should be celebrating a day of great hope today, as a Covid-19 vaccine could get authorized for emergency use very soon.
State health departments and governors' offices across the country are finally being told by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Operation Warp Speed how many doses of the coronavirus vaccine they will initially be receiving once the vaccine is authorized, and it's not enough.
Across the US, preparations are underway to quickly distribute Covid-19 vaccines once authorized, but experts say before that relief occurs, the coming months will be difficult.