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COVID-19 Updates and News

COVID-19 Updates and News

Please check this page regularly for the latest information and updated news.

Sign up for the Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic from the Winnebago Public Health Department by going to www.WinnebagoPublicHealth.com/VaccineWaitingList.

Common Signs or Symptoms of COVID-19:

  • Fever of  higher than 100.4 F
  • New onset shortness of breath or difficulty breathing.
  • New onset of sustained persistent nonproductive cough (a dry cough lasting longer than 24 hours)
  • New onset of loss of taste or smell
  • Two or more of the following prolonged (symptom(s) lasting for longer than 24 hours) and unexplained (no other reasonable cause) symptoms:
    • Sore throat
    • Sustained (longer than 2 hours) chills or repeated shaking with chills
    • Headache
    • Muscle pain
    • Congestion and/or runny nose
    • Nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea

COVID-19 is a respiratory illness. Winnebago community members experiencing shortness of breath, sore throat, runny nose, and cough are urged to call the COVID-19 Hotline at (402) 922-1508. Per Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines, it is recommended that individuals stay home except to get necessary medical care. Individuals with underlying conditions, such as diabetes or those with compromised immune systems are the most high-risk for contracting the virus.

Protect yourself and others against COVID-19 by wearing a mask, staying at least 6 feet apart, avoiding crowds, washing your hands, and getting vaccinated. Call (402) 878-2258 to schedule your COVID-19 vaccination appointment. The Pfizer BioNTecnh COVID-19 vaccine is available to anyone 12 years old and up.

For more on COVID-19 and additional resources, please visit the CDC website.

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225 S. Bluff Street
PO Box HH
Winnebago, NE 68071
402-878-2231

A Division of Winnebago Comprehensive Healthcare System

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225 S. Bluff St
P.O. Box HH
Winnebago, NE 68071
402-878-2231

A Division of Winnebago Comprehensive Healthcare System