Just under 58% of all Douglas County residents fully vaccinated against COVID

Posted at 6:27 PM, Oct 26, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-26 19:27:53-04

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — On Tuesday, a Douglas County Health Department official said the county is seeing more people get a third COVID-19 vaccine dose.

The department shared the latest data on the vaccinations with the county board of commissioners today and said around 37,600 people who live in Douglas County received a booster dose so far.

"We're doing a lot of booster vaccinations. In fact, 68.6% of all vaccines administered in Douglas County last week were booster doses,” said a Douglas County Health Department member.

Just under 58% of all county residents are now fully vaccinated but health officials say they would like to see that number increase.

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