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COVID-19 vaccines in Nebraska, Iowa: Where you can get one – KETV Omaha

The following information is related to COVID-19 vaccination distribution in the eastern Nebraska and western Iowa area.This information will be updated as more details are released.Douglas CountyThere’s progress in the vaccine rollout for Douglas County, but health leaders are asking for the community’s patience.A new notification sign-up on the health department’s website will allow department staff to know who in phase 1B of the priority vaccination tiers wants to know when vaccine clinics will open. DCHD reiterated this service is not a site for making appointments to receive a vaccine dose.The sheer demand and volume to the website has already caused some issues to the sign-up.DCHD spokesperson Phil Rooney said website designers have had to “duplicate (the link) several times to keep up with the demand. We are aware of the problems and in the process of addressing it. It should be back up and working tonight,” he said.Because it just launched, KETV Newswatch 7 asked DCHC to walk users through the steps.Those ages 65+, as well as those at higher-risk for severe illness, should visit the DCHD website and search near the top of the homepage.Sarpy CountySarpy County officials said the Sarpy/Cass Health Department has launched a website for COVID-19 vaccination registration.”If you are aged 75 or older and live in Sarpy or Cass County, the Health Department is offering a pre-registration process that will allow you to receive additional information about COVID-19 vaccine availability,” a post on Facebook reads. “This survey does not register you for a vaccine; it is a mechanism for you to be contacted once you are eligible to receive the vaccine.” Click here to view the website.Lancaster CountyLLCHD and community partners are actively planning for the vaccination of people in Phase 1B which includes people age 65 and older, people with certain underlying medical conditions identified by the CDC that increase the risk for severe illness from COVID-19, and essential workers. The vaccine is not yet available to the general public. LLCHD is working with partners on plans for public vaccination clinics once the COVID-19 vaccine is more widely available.LLCHD added vaccination data to its COVID-19 dashboard. Lancaster County residents can now track the progress of COVID-19 vaccine efforts at lincoln.ne.gov/COVID19dashboard.More information will be provided in the coming weeks.Mills CountyBeginning Tuesday morning, Mills County Health Department citizens will begin accepting names for for a COVID-19 vaccine waitlist for Phase 1B.The Iowa Department of Public Health expects authorization to begin administering vaccine to populations of 75 and older no later than February 1, 2021. Beginning at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021, Mills County Public Health will begin accepting names and phone numbers of eligible individuals to be placed on a waitlist for vaccine distribution.The phone number to call is 712-274-3643. This line will be open Monday through Friday 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.Cass CountyCass County residents age 65 and older can visit this website to sign up to be provided with additional information regarding vaccine availability.Due to limited availability, it may be weeks before residents hear any information.Saunders, Dodge and Washington Counties The Three Rivers Health Department, which covers Saunders Dodge and Washington Counties, has a COVID-19 vaccine dashboard where people can get the latest information.If you are 65 years of age or older and would like a COVID-19 vaccination, please click on this link to complete the form.This will put you on the wait list, and you will be notified when vaccines are available to you. It may be several weeks. If you are unable to fill out the form online, please leave a voicemail at 402-704-2247.Pottawattamie CountyPottawattamie County Public Health is working with the State of Iowa to offer residents access to the COVID-19 vaccine. Currently Local Public Health is awaiting more information from the Iowa Department of Public Health on priority groups and possible timelines.Click here for the latestIf you have information on how this page should be updated to reflect the latest, please send KETV a message on Facebook with the details

The following information is related to COVID-19 vaccination distribution in the eastern Nebraska and western Iowa area.

This information will be updated as more details are released.

Douglas County

There’s progress in the vaccine rollout for Douglas County, but health leaders are asking for the community’s patience.

A new notification sign-up on the health department’s website will allow department staff to know who in phase 1B of the priority vaccination tiers wants to know when vaccine clinics will open.

DCHD reiterated this service is not a site for making appointments to receive a vaccine dose.

The sheer demand and volume to the website has already caused some issues to the sign-up.

DCHD spokesperson Phil Rooney said website designers have had to “duplicate (the link) several times to keep up with the demand. We are aware of the problems and in the process of addressing it. It should be back up and working tonight,” he said.

Because it just launched, KETV Newswatch 7 asked DCHC to walk users through the steps.

Those ages 65+, as well as those at higher-risk for severe illness, should visit the DCHD website and search near the top of the homepage.

Sarpy County

Sarpy County officials said the Sarpy/Cass Health Department has launched a website for COVID-19 vaccination registration.

“If you are aged 75 or older and live in Sarpy or Cass County, the Health Department is offering a pre-registration process that will allow you to receive additional information about COVID-19 vaccine availability,” a post on Facebook reads. “This survey does not register you for a vaccine; it is a mechanism for you to be contacted once you are eligible to receive the vaccine.”

Click here to view the website.

Lancaster County

LLCHD and community partners are actively planning for the vaccination of people in Phase 1B which includes people age 65 and older, people with certain underlying medical conditions identified by the CDC that increase the risk for severe illness from COVID-19, and essential workers.

The vaccine is not yet available to the general public. LLCHD is working with partners on plans for public vaccination clinics once the COVID-19 vaccine is more widely available.

LLCHD added vaccination data to its COVID-19 dashboard. Lancaster County residents can now track the progress of COVID-19 vaccine efforts at lincoln.ne.gov/COVID19dashboard.

More information will be provided in the coming weeks.

Mills County

Beginning Tuesday morning, Mills County Health Department citizens will begin accepting names for for a COVID-19 vaccine waitlist for Phase 1B.

The Iowa Department of Public Health expects authorization to begin administering vaccine to populations of 75 and older no later than February 1, 2021.

Beginning at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021, Mills County Public Health will begin accepting names and phone numbers of eligible individuals to be placed on a waitlist for vaccine distribution.

The phone number to call is 712-274-3643. This line will be open Monday through Friday 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Cass County

Cass County residents age 65 and older can visit this website to sign up to be provided with additional information regarding vaccine availability.

Due to limited availability, it may be weeks before residents hear any information.

Saunders, Dodge and Washington Counties

The Three Rivers Health Department, which covers Saunders Dodge and Washington Counties, has a COVID-19 vaccine dashboard where people can get the latest information.

If you are 65 years of age or older and would like a COVID-19 vaccination, please click on this link to complete the form.

This will put you on the wait list, and you will be notified when vaccines are available to you. It may be several weeks. If you are unable to fill out the form online, please leave a voicemail at 402-704-2247.

Pottawattamie County

Pottawattamie County Public Health is working with the State of Iowa to offer residents access to the COVID-19 vaccine. Currently Local Public Health is awaiting more information from the Iowa Department of Public Health on priority groups and possible timelines.

Click here for the latest

If you have information on how this page should be updated to reflect the latest, please send KETV a message on Facebook with the details

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