COVID-19 Vaccine Updates
Immediate Release – May 14, 2021
Amanda Jeffres, Executive Director | Public Health Nurse
Loup Basin District Begins Vaccinating with Pfizer, 12 Years Old and Older.
Burwell, NE- Loup Basin Public Health Department will be starting to administer Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine to individuals aged 12 and up. The Advisory Committee on Immunization (ACIP) also revised guidance on the coadministration of routine vaccines with COVID-19 vaccine. Loup Basin Public Health Department will implement these guidelines immediately. ACIP revised guidance states, you do not have to have a two week wait period between the COVID-19 vaccine and other vaccinations.
Due to the pandemic, many individuals are behind on routine vaccinations. LBPHD offers all routing childhood vaccinations, limited adult vaccinations, and COVID-19 vaccines. Please contact the health department with questions or to schedule routine vaccinations. To schedule a COVID-19 vaccination, visit vaccinate.ne.gov, call the health department, or walk-ins and appointments are accepted Tuesdays and Fridays 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM.