Governor Ricketts gives a vaccine update

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Gov. Press Conference 3/31/21

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN)- Join us at 10 a.m. for a live update from the Governor on Nebraska’s vaccination strategy. Follow below for live updates.

LIVE UPDATES: 

  • Nebraska Protection of Vulnerable Adults from Financial Exploitation, legislation passed today (LB297)
  • Older Nebraskans are especially vulnerable to be financially exploited, AARP official says
  • Monday, April 5th, the entire state will be eligible for the vaccine, (all ages) but different health districts are in different places so you may not be eligible everywhere
  • Ricketts says Nebraska should expect an increase in Johnson & Johnson vaccine doses to come, along with Pfizer and Moderna
  • Ricketts claims that there’s “no data” that proves marijuana has medical benefits, goes on to link marijuana to teen suicides
  • “The science is very clear: drugs should go through the FDA…” Ricketts says
  • Ricketts is “concerned” we’ll see an uptick in casino gambling in NE
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