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COVID-19 Vaccine Information

Safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine plays a critical role in providing protection against the virus, preventing severe illness and saving lives.

Updated COVID-19 vaccines for this fall and winter were recently approved by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for everyone 6 months and older. The Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department is awaiting its shipment of the updated vaccines and is not scheduling COVID-19 vaccine appointments or taking walk-ins at this time. LLCHD will provide more information once it receives the updated vaccines.

Some pharmacies now have the updated vaccines. Contact the pharmacy or visit to check locations and availability.

Stay Up To Date on COVID-19 Vaccines

Updated vaccines for this fall and winter are recommended for everyone 6 months and older. If you haven’t received a COVID-19 vaccine in the last two months, you can get an updated vaccine. Updated vaccines provide enhanced protection from the variants currently causing the most illnesses in the U.S.

Get the Facts: COVID-19 Vaccine for Younger Children

Local physicians share answers to common questions they've heard from parents

What role has vaccine played during the pandemic?

What should parents know about COVID-19 vaccine?

Are COVID-19 vaccines safe for younger children?

Is getting vaccinated against COVID-19 necessary for younger children?

Will my child have side effects from the vaccine?

My child already had COVID. Do they still need to get vaccinated?

Can my child get COVID-19 vaccine if they have food allergies, a history of anaphylaxis or carry an Epi-pen?

Is one vaccine better than the other?

Can my child get COVID-19 vaccine at the same time as another vaccine?

Have you seen children with long COVID?

Lancaster County residents can track the progress of COVID-19 vaccine efforts at

COVID-19 Vaccine Information for You and Your Family