COVID-19 VACCINE INFORMATION
Find COVID-19 Vaccines near you: VaccineFinder.
Question: How do I prove that I’ve been vaccinated?
Answer: At your first appointment, you’ll receive a vaccination card that says what type of vaccine you received and when you need to get vaccinated for your second dose. This card is your best proof of vaccination so it is a good idea to also take a picture of both sides of it.
If you lose your card, you can also access your Nebraska vaccination records through the Nebraska State Immunization Information System (NESIIS). If you are having trouble accessing your vaccination records through NESIIS, please consult your healthcare provider for assistance. NESIIS also has a Help Line at 1-888-433-2510 or can be reached by email at www.dhhs.ne.gov/nesiis (Note -- If you were vaccinated outside of Nebraska, you’ll need to contact that state or vaccine provider).
COVID TESTING: Your primary care doctor is the best resource to recommend locations providing for COVID-19 rapid testing. Additionally, you can reference the Douglas County Health Department website for names of facilities that provide rapid testing. Resources for testing will fluctuate at locations, so we recommend calling/scheduling a visit to ensure a test can be administered before you go.
COVID testing is covered 100% under the District's insurance benefit regardless of in-network or out-of-network testing location if the covered individual is symptomatic.
Discovery Benefits Notice to COBRA Participants due to COVID-19
These changes are in effect from March 1, 2020, until 60 days after the COVID-19 National Emergency is declared over. Discovery Benefits mailed a letter regarding the changes mid-May to COBRA participants. Questions? Contact Discovery Benefits Customer Service at 1-866-451-3399.
Resources for Coronavirus COVID 19
- How to Protect Yourself & Others
- What is COVID-19 and Frequently Asked Questions
- Aetna / CVS - Three Resources to Help
- COVID-19 Resources for Millard Staff - 3.12.2020 e-mail
- What do do if you are sick
- Stop the Spread of Germs
- How to Protect Your Family
- Aetna - What you need to know about COVID-19
- Hand Hygiene
- Share Fact About COVID-19
CDC - Center for Disease Control and Prevention (COVID-19) landing page - for latest updates.
Implementation of Mitigation Strategies for Communities with Local COVID-19 Transmission - Guiding principles and what you can do to prepare
WHO - World Health Organization Coronavirus Landing page - for latest updates
CHI Health released the following announcement: CHI Health is fully prepared, stocked and staffed to care for the community should the COVID-19 spread across the Midwest. Our teams at all of our locations frequently train for this very scenario, and we have plans in place to handle infectious diseases, including COVID-19. In fact, as part of CommonSpirit Health, one of the largest health systems in the country, we already have patients under our care in other states and are able to learn from that experience in addition to having the ability to tap the resources and expertise of those who are on the front lines caring for patients.
How those questions are answered will determine what happens next.
You may be directed to more information, to Virtual Care or to our Help Line. Calling that number that will connect you with a CHI Health employee who will collect additional information and contact a physician or advanced practice provider. The health care provider will call you back within 30 minutes to determine what needs to happen next.
BestCare EAP Resources
There are many resources available online. Check out BestCare EAP.org for links to Coronavirus (COVID-19) articles/websites.
Help is Available through Best Care EAP Counselors
If you are feeling like you might want to talk to someone about anxiety or stress related to Coronavirus. Counseling sessions are available live, over the phone or internet. Call 402-354-8000 or 800-801-4182 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.