(WOWT)-Below are today’s vaccine update and new cases and other COVID-19 statistics reported by health officials in Nebraska and Iowa.
Keep scrolling to find useful links and other information, including phone numbers for help registering your vaccine.
Douglas County Update
The Douglas County Health Department confirmed on Saturday that nine cases of the California variant (B.1.429) have been found. One day after the state announced the discovery of the first B.1
Two cases were identified in the public health solution, one in Lancaster-Lincoln and the other in the Mid-East. There are 13 cases of California variants in total.
Officials say that people think the California variant is more easily spread, but the available vaccines are effective against it.
The Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department confirmed its first case of the California COVID-19 variant named B.1.429 on Saturday. The case was confirmed as a man in his sixties.
Officials said the variant was identified by a special test at the Nebraska Public Health Laboratory.
The health department also reported 65 cases, bringing the total number of cases in the community to 28,151. The total number of deaths remains at 221.
Until further notice, Douglas County The clinic will provide eligible residents with COVID-19 vaccine at the following times and locations:
- Tuesday/Wednesday-Christian Community Church, Located at 404 S. 108th St., the clinic will provide vaccination from 9 am to 5 pm
- Wednesday/Friday-CHI Emmanuel Medical CenterThe vaccines located at 72nd Street and Sorensen Parkway will be vaccinated from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- THU / SUN – Nebraska Medical Testing and Vaccination ClinicThe vaccines located on 144th Street and Millard Avenue will be vaccinated from 9 am to 5 pm on Thursday and 9 am to 3 pm on Sunday.
- SAT-Rasmussen Center at Creighton UniversityLocated at 702 17th Street, the vaccine will be vaccinated from 9 am to 9 pm
In addition, Kroc Center is planning a clinic from February 26th, March 4th and March 8th from 10 am to 4 pm. However, starting from Thursday, all appointments for these clinics are full.
County residents 65 and older are required to register through the Pottawattamie County vaccination website. Anyone who needs help can also call the Aging Connection Regional Agency in the following areas: 712-328-2540 Sign up for appointments over the phone.
Nebraska Vaccine Hotline: Governor Pete Ricketts asks Nebraskas to call 402-552-6645 Or toll free 833-998-2275 More information about the COVID-19 vaccination process in Nebraska. Do not call your local health department.
Nebraska Hotline: To get answers about tests, results, correspondence, etc. of the Nebraska test, please call 402-207-9377.
Iowa Vaccine Hotline: Seniors or family Iowans seeking help arranging COVID-19 vaccination appointments can call 1-866-468-7887 Monday to Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm; or contact Connecting regional aging agencies in 712-328-2540 or 1-800-432-9209.
Reference Note-6 News pulls data from the Nebraska and Iowa COVID-19 dashboards at 6 pm every day. As mentioned earlier, the other reports in this post are from official press releases from regional health departments and other authorities.
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