(KFOR NEWS March 23, 2021) From the Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department:
Lab-confirmed cases reported today: 56
Total number of cases: 29,204
Deaths reported today: 0
Total number of deaths: 224
Weekly positivity rate:
Hospitalizations for COVID-19 positive patients: 19 with 16 from Lancaster County (one on a ventilator) and three from other communities (one on a ventilator).
Risk Dial: mid-yellow, moderate risk of COVID-19 spread
Last week’s clinics:
This week’s clinics: Lancaster County is moving into Phase 2A, which includes people ages 50 through 64. LLCHD encourages people in this age group to register at COVID19.lincoln.ne.gov.
Registration: An online COVID-19 vaccine registration form for Lancaster County residents is available at COVID19.lincoln.ne.gov. 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 BryanHealth.com, CHIHealth.com or TestNebraska.com.
Drive-through testing is available from:
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 COVID19.lincoln.ne.gov or call the Health Department hotline at 402-441-8006.
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