A Nebraska woman in her 80s who contracted COVID after she was fully vaccinated against the disease has died. She had underlying medical conditions, officials said.
The University of Nebraska Medical Center will honor three individuals and Nebraska's public health directors on Saturday during its commencement ceremony.
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Africa is “watching with total disbelief” as India struggles with a devastating resurgence in COVID-19 cases, the continent’s top public health official said Thursday, as African officials worry about delays in vaccine deliveries caused by India’s crisis.
The Johnson & Johnson COVID vaccine will be available at an Omaha drive-thru clinic Thursday.
The leader of the Nebraska health directors group says health officials are seeing some people who initially said they were not going to get vaccinated make a different decision.
A variant of COVID-19 first identified in South Africa has been found in a Lancaster County resident, Nebraska health officials said Friday.
Nebraska posted a significant milestone in the battle against COVID last week, injecting its 1 millionth dose of vaccine.
A Nebraskan in their late 40s experienced blood clots two weeks after receiving the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, state and local health officials said.
Vaccinations have brought a stunning decline in COVID cases in Nebraska's nursing homes. That saves lives and allows residents reconnect with loved ones after a year in isolation.
Should someone who didn't speak favorably about a COVID-19 mask mandate be on the State Board of Health? That question prompted a long debate Wednesday at the Nebraska Legislature.
Health officials will investigate a report that an individual experienced a "significant medical event" after receiving the COVID vaccine.
A COVID-19 vaccination clinic for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their caregivers is planned for Friday in Omaha.
The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services has advised that air quality Sunday night into Monday morning could be impaired because of planned burning in Kansas and Oklahoma.
Top US health officials say they're encouraged by the accelerating Covid-19 vaccinations.
The CDC has determined that the COVID vaccine did not contribute to the death of a Nebraska man who had received his first shot one to two weeks earlier.
Charles Drew Health Center Inc. chose the 5920 Maple St. site to better reach that area's growing target population, said the network's chief executive officer, Kenny McMorris.
More than 90,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines were injected into Nebraskans' arms last week, bringing to nearly 520,000 the number of shots injected in the state.
Nebraska officials will be able to order 15,000 doses of the new shot this week, but Gov. Pete Ricketts said federal officials have cautioned that supplies may not be consistent in the coming weeks.
Nebraska’s first known case of a COVID-19 variant initially identified in the United Kingdom has been confirmed in Douglas County, health officials announced Friday afternoon.
A second major part of the two-tier Medicaid expansion program has been put on hold because federal officials have indicated that they are unlikely to approve it in time for an April launch.
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.
The change is the result of nationwide shipping delays caused by severe winter weather.
The man, who was in his late 40s, had a number of existing health conditions and lived in a long-term care facility.