WATCH: Tom Osborne encouraging Nebraskans to get vaccinated against COVID
Health officials say COVID-19 remains a serious threat in Nebraska.
LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) — Husker legend Tom Osborne just released a public service announcement on Wednesday. With the help of UNMC and Nebraska Medicine, they are asking all Nebraskans to get vaccinated against COVID-19.
Health officials say unvaccinated patients in Nebraska hospitals now outnumber vaccinated patents by a ratio of 11:1. In the public service announcement, Osborne says from Scottsbluff to Omaha, hospitals are near or at capacity and COVID-19 continues to stress health care systems statewide.