Updated Sept. 2, 2022

September 1: The CDC authorized an additional COVID-19 vaccine booster dose for everyone ages 12 and up. The updated booster dose is bivalent -- meaning it offers protection against the latest omicron variants BA.4 and BA.5, plus the original COVID-19 strain. Learn more

  • Please note: We do not have the updated bivalent COVID-19 boosters yet. We will update this page when we receive our shipment. 

August 4: Two Nebraska Medicine pharmacy locations received their first shipment of the Novavax vaccine for COVID-19. Location details are listed below. 

July 19: Both the FDA and the CDC signed off on Novavax, a new, more traditional COVID-19 vaccine. Learn more

June 19: The CDC recommended everyone ages 6 months and older get vaccinated against COVID-19. Learn more

Do I need to wear a mask?

Please take take precautions based on your community's local transmission rates. Communities with high transmission rates should wear a mask indoors in public. 

Check your county transmission rate here

Low transmission:

  • Stay up-to-date with COVID-19 vaccines
  • Get tested if you have symptoms

Medium transmission:

  • If you are at high risk for severe illness, talk to your health care provider about whether you need to wear a mask
  • Stay up-to-date with COVID-19 vaccines
  • Get tested if you have symptoms

High transmission:

  • Wear a mask indoors in public
  • Stay up-to-date with COVID-19 vaccines
  • get tested if you have symptoms
  • Additional precautions may be needed for people at high risk for severe illness 

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