“Until we get at least 70-80% of the vaccination rate, we still need someone who has to wear a mask in a crowded home,” Rauner said. How is it safe if 30% of buyers are not vaccinated, may be infected and don’t wear a mask?
Dr. Renangka Vivekanan, Head of Infectious Diseases at CHI Health-Creighton Recognize that unvaccinated people need to wear a mask indoors where social distance is not possible.
But, she said, Nebraska is at a point with vaccines for everyone in widespread need and the focus of doctors, health agencies and others need to increase vaccination rates instead of trying to enforce masking.
“I don̵7;t know how many mask mandates are needed,” Vivekanan said. “I think it is important to increase our vaccination rates.”
If Lancaster County decides to allow authorization to expire on May 21, it will not affect Lincoln Public Schools, which will have a deadline for students on Thursday.
Around 50-75 people protested near the LPS district office on O Street Friday afternoon over the city’s mandate, masks and health measures.
LPS spokeswoman Mindy Burbach said the district was implementing the outbreak measures set out at the beginning of the school year in line with the county’s required health measures.