City of Lincoln and Lancaster County Coronavirus (COVID-19) - How to Help
COVID-19 Vaccine Information
A safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine plays a critical role in providing protection against the virus, preventing illness and saving lives. The Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department (LLCHD) is following CDC and State of Nebraska guidelines to distribute the vaccine. We are committed to ensuring that everyone who lives, works or learns in Lincoln and Lancaster County can receive a vaccine. Sign up now to schedule an appointment to receive the vaccine.
COVID-19 vaccine is approved for everyone age 6 months and older. Booster doses are approved for everyone age 5 and older.
Upcoming Vaccine Clinics
For Children Under 5
Appointments are encouraged, walk-ins welcome at all locations
- Thursday, Oct. 6, 12 to 4 p.m., LLCHD, 3131 “O” St.
Updated Booster Clinics – Age 12 and Older
People age 12 and older can receive an updated booster at least two months after their last booster or since completing the primary series. Pfizer’s updated booster is for those age 12 and older. Moderna’s updated booster is for adults age 18 and older. People can choose either the Pfizer or Moderna booster, regardless of the brand of previous COVID-19 vaccine doses.
- Monday, October 3, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Pinnacle Bank Arena, 400 Pinnacle Arena Drive
- Tuesday, October 4, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Pinnacle Bank Arena
- Wednesday, October 5, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Pinnacle Bank Arena
COVID-19 Vaccine Registration and Scheduling
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Stay Up To Date on COVID-19 Vaccines
Safe and effective vaccines are recommended for everyone age 6 months and above.
Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine
Three dose series – Age 6 months to 4 years old
Two dose series – Age 5 and above
Moderna COVID-19 vaccine
Two dose series – Age 6 months and above
Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine
Single dose – Age 18 and above
Two dose series – Age 18 and above
People who have weakened immune systems have specific COVID-19 vaccine recommendations, including an additional third dose to complete their primary series: COVID-19 Vaccines for Moderately to Severely Immunocompromised People - CDC
Vaccine for younger children
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently approved COVID-19 vaccine for children under 5. LLCHD is offering vaccine to this age group through smaller clinics that meet the needs of young children. Walk-ins are welcome.
LLCHD is also partnering with local pediatric and family practices to offer COVID-19 vaccine. For more information about how and when your child's health care provider will be providing vaccine to younger children, please visit associated websites or social media sites.
Several pharmacies are also offering vaccine to younger children by appointment. Contact the pharmacy or visit vaccines.gov to check availability.
Booster doses are approved for everyone age 5 and above. Booster doses help people maintain strong protection against COVID-19 and its variants.
Booster Doses for Children 5 to 11
The booster dose is recommended at five months after completing the primary series.
Updated Booster Doses for People 12 and Up
The CDC recently approved updated Pfizer and Moderna boosters for people age 12 and up. The updated boosters target omicron variants circulating in our community and also restore the body’s immunity against COVID-19.
People in this age group can receive an updated booster at least two months after their last booster or since completing the primary series. Pfizer’s updated booster is for those age 12 and older. Moderna’s updated booster is for adults age 18 and older.
Local pharmacies are also offering updated boosters by appointment to anyone eligible to receive one. Go to vaccines.gov to find a pharmacy near you.
People who have weakened immune systems have specific COVID-19 vaccine recommendations, including recommendations for a booster: COVID-19 Vaccines for Moderately to Severely Immunocompromised People - CDC
Vaccine Fact Sheets
Lancaster County residents can track the progress of COVID-19 vaccine efforts at lincoln.ne.gov/COVID19dashboard.
COVID-19 Vaccine Information for You and Your Family
- Vaccines | CDC
- Benefits of Getting a COVID-19 Vaccine | CDC
- COVID-19 Vaccines for Moderately to Severely Immunocompromised People | CDC
- COVID-19 Vaccine Boosters | CDC
- Ensuring the Safety of COVID-19 Vaccines in the United States | CDC
- Frequently Asked Questions about COVID-19 Vaccination | CDC
- V-safe After Vaccination Health Checker | CDC