City Updates COVID Report

(KFOR NEWS  March 7, 2021)  The following is the updated COVID report from the Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department for Saturday, March 6th:  

Lab-confirmed cases reported today:  50

Total number of cases: 28,482

Deaths reported today: 0

Total number of deaths: 221

Recoveries: 14,342

Weekly positivity rate:

  • February 21 through 27:  21.9 percent
  • February 28 through March 6:  18.1 percent

Risk Dial:  mid-yellow, moderate risk of COVID-19 spread

Total vaccine doses administered: 93,722

  • First doses:  57,340
  • Second doses: 36,382

This week’s clinics:

  • Monday, March 8, Pinnacle Bank Arena – first doses for residents age 65 and older
  • More clinics to be announced.

 Registration:  An online COVID-19 vaccine registration form for Lancaster County residents is available at  Those who do not have online access or who need assistance may call LLCHD’s COVID-19 hotline at 402-441-8006 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays to register.  The vaccine is not yet available for the general public.  As vaccine doses become available, those who are registered will be given an appointment to be vaccinated. Appointments for vaccinations are dependent on vaccine supply and are not related to the order in which people register.

Testing: The process begins with a free online risk assessment available at, or

Drive-through testing is available from:

  • CHI Health St. Elizabeth: Autumn Ridge Family Medicine, 5000 North 26th St. and Southwest Family Health, 1240 Aries Drive.  Call either site to schedule an appointment: Autumn Ridge, 402-435-5300 and South West Family, 402-420-1300.
  • Test Nebraska: Gateway Mall, 6100 “O” St., north parking lot of the former Sears store.  Tests are conducted from 8 a.m. to noon and 1 to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday. For more information, call 402-207-9377

Testing is also available without an appointment at the three Bryan Urgent Care locations, 7501 S. 27th St., 5901 N. 27th St. and 4333 S. 86th St. To check wait times, call 402-481-6343.

For more information, visit or call the Health Department hotline at 402-441-8006.

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