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Lincoln has one more death from COVID-19

The COVID-19 Risk Dial remains in the green, meaning transmission is of the virus is low.
The COVID-19 Risk Dial remains in the green, meaning transmission is of the virus is low.(Lincoln Lancaster County Health Department)
Published: Jun. 2, 2021 at 4:10 PM CDT|Updated: Jun. 2, 2021 at 4:11 PM CDT
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LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) - The Lincoln Lancaster County Health Department said a woman in her 80s who was hospitalized is the latest person to die from the coronavirus in the county.

The COVID-19 Risk Dial remains in the green, meaning transmission is of the virus is low. Four new cases of the virus were reported in Lancaster County on Wednesday.

Residents age 12 and older are now eligible to receive COVID-19 vaccine, and appointments are available for this week. Residents can sign up and schedule a vaccination appointment at COVID19.lincoln.ne.gov

Upcoming vaccination clinics (subject to change):

  • Wednesday, June 2, Havelock Social Hall, 4538 N. 62nd St. – first and second doses; City Impact, 1035 N. 33rd St. – first and second doses
  • Thursday, June 3, Hickman Community Center, 115 Locust St., Hickman – first and second doses
  • Friday, June 4, Center For People in Need, 3901 N. 27th St. – first and second doses; Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department – first and second doses
  • Sunday, June 6, Christo Rey Church, 4221 “J” St. – first and second doses
  • Monday, June 7, Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department – first and second doses
  • Tuesday, June 8, F Street Recreation Center, 1225 “F” St. – first and second doses
  • Wednesday, June 9, St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 375 Lincoln St., Malcolm – first and second doses
  • Friday, June 11, Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department – first and second doses

Hospitalizations for COVID-19 positive patients: 17 with seven from Lancaster County (one on a ventilator) and 10 from other communities (one on a ventilator).

Testing: The process begins with a free online risk assessment available at BryanHealth.com, CHIHealth.com or TestNebraska.com. Drive-through testing is available from:

  • CHI Health St. Elizabeth: Autumn Ridge Family Medicine, 5000 North 26th St. and Southwest Family Health, 1240 Aries Drive.  Call either site to schedule an appointment: Autumn Ridge, 402-435-5300 and South West Family, 402-420-1300.
  • Test Nebraska: Gateway Mall, 6100 “O” St., north parking lot of the former Sears store.  Tests are conducted from 8 a.m. to noon and 1 to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday. For more information, call 402-207-9377.

Testing is also 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.

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

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