(KFOR NEWS April 8, 2021) A COVID-19 update from the Lincoln/Lancaster County Health Department for Wednesday, April 7th:
Lab-confirmed cases reported today: 86
Total number of cases: 29,995
Deaths reported today: 0
Total number of deaths: 228
Weekly positivity rate:
Hospitalizations for COVID-19 positive patients: 23 with 19 from Lancaster County (one on a ventilator) and four from other communities (none on ventilators).
Risk Dial: mid-yellow, moderate risk of COVID-19 spread
This week’s large-scale clinics:
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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