One more death and more than 100 COVID cases reported in Lancaster County Tuesday

Lincoln-Lancaster County COVID Update

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – The Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department reports 120 cases of COVID Tuesday and one more death.

The person who died was in their 80’s and living in a long-term care facility.

There are 91 people in the hospital with COVID in the county, and 11 on ventilators.

Upcoming vaccination clinics (subject to change; walk-ins welcome at all locations):
• Wednesday, August 11, 4 to 6 p.m., LLCHD, 3131 “O” St. – first and second doses
• Thursday, August 12, 4 to 5 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 2723 N. 50th St. – first and second doses
• Friday, August 13, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., LLCHD – first and second doses; Gathering Place, 4 to 6 p.m., 1448 “E” St. – first and second doses, walk-ins only
• Sunday, August 15, 1 to 3 p.m., St. Paul United Methodist Church, 1144 “M” St. – first and second doses
• Monday, August 16, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., LLCHD – first and second doses
• Wednesday, August 18, 4 to 6 p.m., LLCHD – first and second doses
• Friday, August 20, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., LLCHD – first and second doses

Testing: The process begins with a free online risk assessment available at BryanHealth.com and CHIHealth.com. Testing is available from:
• Bryan Health: Testing is 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.
• CHI Health: Walk-in testing is available at three priority care locations: Antelope Creek, 2510 S. 40th St., Suite 100; Southwest, 1240 Aries Drive; and Stevens Creek, 1601 N. 86th St. For drive up testing, virtual quick care is available 24/7 at CHIHealth.com to chat with a provider and schedule a testing appointment.
• Several pharmacies including CVS, HyVee and Walgreens along with other health care provider offices and urgent care clinics also offer testing. If a person is uninsured or underinsured, they can call the COVID-19 hotline at 402-441-8006 and LLCHD will connect them to testing resources.

For more information, visit COVID19.lincoln.ne.gov or call the LLCHD hotline at 402-441-8006.

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