Nebraska Medicine and the University of Nebraska Medical Center have led the world in treatment, training and quarantine methods for highly infectious diseases since caring for patients during the 2014 Ebola outbreak.
Screening for COVID-19
Call 911 if this is a medical emergency.
Closings and cancellations
To make room for COVID-19 patients, we're delaying elective procedures, cancelling events and adjusting policies. View a list of our closings and cancellations.
Frequently asked questions
Below, our infectious disease experts have answered common questions about the virus, including advice about how to protect yourself, what to do if you're asked to self-quarantine and a list of reliable information sources.
What coronavirus (COVID-19) is, where the virus comes from and why it's potentially dangerous.
How the virus spreads, including the risk of contracting it by touching packages from overseas or living with pets.
Our infectious diseases experts outline how immunocompromised patients can protect themselves, and answer common questions.
How to protect yourself and your family, how health systems are preparing and resources for making travel decisions.
Details about who should be screened for COVID-19, and how the screening works.
A list of symptoms, information about who's considered high risk and treatment recommendations.
What to do if you've been told to self-quarantine, how to care for someone who's self quarantined and what to do if you live with someone who's been told to self-quarantine.
A comprehensive list of high quality apps, websites and tip sheets to help you manage any stress or anxiety caused by COVID-19.
Links to credible and reliable information sources, including the CDC, WHO and NETEC.
Instructions for students, residents, faculty and staff who have recently traveled, or who may have been exposed to COVID-19.
Information about those who were treated at the National Quarantine Unit and the Nebraska Biocontainment Unit for COVID-19.