(KFOR NEWS April 20, 2021) The Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department released Monday that another person has died with the COVID virus…a man in his 60s who was hospitalized, bringing the county total to 232.
51 lab-confirmed cases of the virus were reported Monday, bringing the county total to 30,493.
Weekly positivity rate:
Hospitalizations for COVID-19 positive patients: 36 with 18 from Lancaster County (two on ventilators) and 18 from other communities (two on ventilators).
Risk Dial: mid-yellow, moderate risk of COVID-19 spread
Last week’s large-scale clinics:
More than 600 doses were administered Saturday at the Gateway Mall drive-through clinic.
This week’s large-scale clinics (subject to change):
Registration: Residents age 16 and older are now eligible to receive COVID-19 vaccine, and appointments are available for this week. Residents can complete the quick and simple registration process and then schedule an appointment to get vaccinated at COVID19.lincoln.ne.gov. Residents who are already in the registration system will be contacted to schedule an appointment.
The health department is working with higher education institutions and local high schools to register students age 16 and older for vaccinations. Vaccinations are available at public clinics and pharmacies, and additional clinics are expected to be offered at local schools beginning this week.
Those who do not have online access or who need assistance with registration or scheduling may call LLCHD’s COVID-19 hotline at 402-441-8006 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays.
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.
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