Media Contacts: Taylor Gage, (402) 471-1970Justin Pinkerman, (402) 471-1967
Governor's Media Release:
LINCOLN – This morning, Governor Pete Ricketts hosted a press conference to discuss the State's coronavirus vaccination plan. Currently, the State is in Phase 1B of the plan, with at least 90% of vaccinations going to Nebraskans age 65 and older. In Phase 2A of the plan, Nebraskans age 50-64 will be eligible for vaccination. Additionally, Gov. Ricketts announced that in Phase 2A, local health departments will partner with area healthcare providers to prioritize Nebraskans with certain underlying health conditions.
Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Incident Commander Angie Ling reported on the State's vaccine allocations. She also provided details about how Phase 2A of the State's vaccination plan will proceed.
Gov. Ricketts: Coronavirus Vaccination
Angie Ling: Coronavirus Vaccination
Video from this morning's press conference is available by clicking here.