VIDEO: Johnson & Johnson vaccine in Lancaster County

This event was previously live-streamed and has since ended.

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) — Lincoln’s Mayor, along with local health department officials, provides an update to our community’s vaccination progress at 3:30 p.m. We’ll be streaming it live right here on klkntv.com.

The Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department (LLCHD) has received its first shipment of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine. LLCHD says we’ve gotten 3,000 Johnson & Johnson doses this morning, and they are in the process of incorporating them into our vaccine efforts.

With these extra doses, Lancaster County will have more than 11,000 doses to administer this week.

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With these extra doses, LLCHD will be holding three mass vaccination clinics this week at Speedway Village, 345 Speedway Cir. The first clinic will be for residents aged 70 years or older and their spouses. The other two are for residents aged 75 years and older to receive their second vaccine. LLCHD is already contacting eligible residents to schedule their appointment.

Another vaccination clinic will be held Saturday for educators, ages 61 or older at the Center for People in Need, 3901 N 27th St. Those who work with students, but are unable to wear a mask due to a health condition, are also eligible for this vaccination clinic.

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