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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 vaccines and first booster doses are approved for everyone age 5 and above. Second booster doses are approved for people age 50 and above and those 12 and older with weakened immune systems.

Upcoming Vaccine Clinics
  • Friday, July 8, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., LLCHD, 3131 “O” St.
  • Friday, July 15, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., LLCHD
  • Friday, July 22, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., LLCHD
  • Friday, July 29, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., LLCHD

All clinics will offer first and second doses for age 5 and older, first booster doses for age 5 and older, and second booster doses for those age 50 and older and those age 12 and older with weakened immune systems.

Check availability and schedule your appointment.

COVID-19 Vaccine Registration and Scheduling

Sign up and schedule your appointment

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Stay Up To Date on COVID-19 Vaccines

Find upcoming clinics in the Upcoming Vaccine Clinics section on this page or by calling 402-441-8006. Find a pharmacy near you at vaccines.gov or by texting your ZIP code to 438829.

Primary Series

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

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 5 and under. LLCHD is partnering with local pediatric and family practices to offer COVID-19 vaccine to younger children.

LLCHD received its vaccine shipments for this age group and is in the process of distributing vaccine. It will be available soon through local pediatric and family practices.

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.

LLCHD will also offer COVID-19 vaccine to younger children and is currently finalizing dates for upcoming clinics. The clinics will be smaller clinics that meet the needs of this age group. LLCHD will share more details as clinics are confirmed. Parents and guardians can register online or by calling 402-441-4200 to be notified to schedule an appointment.

Several pharmacies are also offering vaccine to younger children by appointment. Contact the pharmacy or visit vaccines.gov to check availability.

COVID-19 Vaccines for Children and Teens - CDC

Booster Doses

Booster doses help people maintain strong protection against COVID-19 and its variants. LLCHD is currently providing first booster doses to anyone who falls within the current CDC recommendations.

First Booster Doses

First booster doses are approved for everyone age 5 and above.

CDC first booster dose recommendations:

  • A Pfizer booster dose is recommended for everyone 5 and older at five months after completing the primary COVID-19 vaccination series.
  • A Moderna booster dose is recommended for adults 18 and older at five months after completing the primary COVID-19 vaccination series.
  • A booster dose is recommended for adults 18 years and older at least two months after receiving the initial dose of Johnson and Johnson vaccine. A Pfizer or Moderna booster dose is preferred in most situations, according to the CDC.

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

Second Booster Doses

The CDC recently approved additional Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 booster doses for people age 50 and older and those 12 and older with weakened immune systems. In addition, adults who received a primary vaccine and booster dose of Johnson and Johnson vaccine may now receive a second booster dose using Pfizer or Moderna vaccine.

CDC second booster dose recommendations:

  • A second Pfizer or Moderna booster dose is recommended for people age 50 or older.
  • A second Pfizer booster dose is recommended for people age 12 and older with weakened immune systems.
  • A second Moderna booster dose is recommended for people age 18 and older with weakened immune systems.
  • Adults who received a primary vaccine and booster dose of Johnson and Johnson vaccine can now receive a second booster dose using Pfizer or Moderna vaccine.

Pfizer and Moderna second booster doses may be given four months after receiving a first booster dose.

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

Determine when or if you or your child can get a COVID-19 booster: CDC’s Booster Dose Tool

For more information about booster doses, visit COVID-19 Vaccine Boosters - CDC.

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