Lancaster County Moves to Phase 2A of Vaccination Efforts

March 23, 2021, 4:27 p.m. ·

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The Lincoln and Lancaster County Health Department has seen a decline in COVID-19 case numbers and hospitalizations since starting vaccination efforts in late December. Last week around 22,000 people were vaccinated in the community, with 18,000 of those vaccines being administered at Pinnacle Bank Arena’s large-scale clinics. Lincoln Mayor Leirion Gaylor Baird said over 75% of the county’s residents 65 years and older have now been vaccinated.

“This is vital progress that would have been so difficult to imagine just over three and a half months ago when we weren’t even sure if vaccines would be approved and available to help us in this fight. Ultimately vaccines are now one of our best tools to put an end to the pandemic.”

The county has moved to Phase 2A of vaccination efforts, including residents 50 to 64 years old. For more information on when it is your turn to get vaccinated, visit COVID19.lincoln.ne.gov