May 24, 2021 4:44 pm LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) — Today, the Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department (LLCHD) reports 11 new COVID cases, bringing the community total to 31,321. The total number of deaths remains at 236. COVID NEWS: CDC monitoring possible COVID vaccine side effect in teens More than 29,000 people have recovered from COVID-19 and nearly 146,900 people have … [Read more...] about More than 29,000 patients have recovered from COVID
CHI Health tells Channel 8 the current vaccines provide a year of protection from the coronavirus. May 21, 2021 6:00 pm LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – In the state of Nebraska, 53.2% of the population over the age of 16 is fully vaccinated. Dr. Anthony Fauci says those individuals will be needing a booster shot pretty soon. “When you get a booster, you increase dramatically the … [Read more...] about When will we see COVID-19 booster shots?
May 21, 2021 4:48 pm LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) — Southeast Community College (SCC) is no longer requiring face coverings for students, staff, faculty, or community members who are fully vaccinated. This change is effective immediately. COVID NEWS: UNL drops mask requirement for vaccinated students, staff This decision comes after the new Directed Health Measures went into … [Read more...] about SCC drops mask requirement on all campuses
May 20, 2021 5:22 pm LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) — Today, the Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department (LLCHD) reports another COVID death, bringing the community total to 236. The individual has been identified as a man in his 70’s who was hospitalized. In addition, 13 new cases of the virus were reported, bringing the community total to 31,285. While the county has seen a … [Read more...] about COVID death reported in Lancaster County
May 18, 2021 3:40 pm LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) — The mask mandate is no more. The Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department (LLCHD) has decided to let the mandate expire Friday, May 21 after the COVID-19 Risk Dial drops to ‘green,’ almost exactly 11 months since the mandate was first implemented. “This wasn’t something we just decided in the last few days,” commented Health … [Read more...] about BREAKING: Mask mandate lifted, Risk Dial in the ‘green’