LBPHD Moving Into Phase 2A; Vac. Allocations 10% High-Risk Medical Conditions, 90% Ages 50-64

Burwell, NE – Loup Basin Public Health Department and its partners will move into vaccinating those individuals in Phase 2A this week. In Phase 2A, 10% of the weekly vaccine allocations will be allotted to Nebraskans with high-risk medical conditions.

The decisions on who receives those doses will be made by the medical community. The other 90% of vaccine allocations in Phase 2A will go to Nebraskans ages 50-64.

LBPHD urges anyone interested in being vaccinated to register via https://vaccinate.ne.gov. Invitations for vaccination clinics will be made utilizing the statewide system. If you do not have access to the internet, individuals may call the DHHS COVID hotline (833) 998-2275 to be assisted with the registration process.

As of March 13th, 585,729 COVID-19 vaccinations have been administered statewide. Within LBPHD’s 9-county district, 10,597 vaccinations have been administered.

About Loup Basin Public Health Department

Loup Basin Public Health Department serves nine counties including Blaine, Custer, Garfield, Greeley, Howard, Loup, Sherman, Valley and Wheeler. Follow Loup Basin Public Health Department on Facebook (@lbphd.org) and Instagram (@loupbasinpublichealthdept).

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