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 BUNDLE UP! Punxsutawney Phil says 6 more weeks of winter.

The groundhog really can predict the end of winter.

Just not with his shadow. Because groundhogs hibernate every winter, the fact that he'd bother to leave his hideaway is a natural sign of spring to come! The furry critter is also easy to find — groundhogs live in the majority of central and eastern U.S., plaguing gardeners everywhere.

A weekly Fun Fact will be posted to the website. Tune in every week to learn something new! If you have a fact you would like to submit, send it to editor@avocanebraska.com.

 

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Upcoming blood donation opportunity

Avoca

2/15/2021: 1 p.m. - 6:30 p.m., Town Hall, 623 House St

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Elmwood Man Celebrates 101st Birthday

Dwight Clements of Elmwood was interviewed by 10/11 News of Lincoln.  He recalled his WWII Army service and past memories of Elmwood. Watch the Pure Nebraska video via the link below.

Dwight 10/11 Interview

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Nebraska Goes Green! 
Check out the link below to see detail of the latest direct health measure for the State of Nebraska.

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Get Ready.. Set.. GO!! 

Those who signed up for covid vaccine notifications below have received the following email this week:

Vaccine Availability E-Mail Notifications (1)

COVID-19 vaccination appointments for age 75 and above (year of birth in 1946 or before) will be available for scheduling on Thursday, February 4. The link will be available on this web page no later than 9:00am. https://www.douglascountyhealth.com/109-covid-19/808-covid-19-community-vaccination-clinics

We encourage you to use the online scheduling system if possible. You can ask a friend or relative to assist you and can provide their email. If you are requesting 2 appointments together, please use separate email addresses because we have to limit appointments to one email address each. If you have trouble, you can call the DCHD information line at (402) 444-3400.
We will be watching the demand closely and open up younger groups as soon as possible. If we get more vaccine, we will be able to open up appointments sooner. All age-based (65+) appointments will be made through the Douglas County Health Department link above.

IMPORTANT UPDATE REGARDING UNDER 65 GROUP WITH HIGH RISK UNDERLYING CONDITIONS

Appointments for people who are under 65 (year of birth 1957 or later) will be made through the Nebraska vaccination system VACCINATE.NE.GOV. People in this group will need to re-register at that link. We apologize that you will have to re-register but the state system will need more information from you in order to determine your priority. You will be asked to to answer questions about your medical conditions.

If you are unable to find a friend or relative to help and still need assistance scheduling an appointment, you can call the DCHD COVID-19 Information Line at 402-444-3400.

If you live in a senior/independent living facility or are a patient of OneWorld Community Health Center, Charles Drew Health Center, or Fred LeRoy Health Center, vaccinations will be available at these facilities.

YOU CAN UNSUBSCRIBE BY CLICKING "VIEW THE SIGN UP" BUTTON BELOW and click on “Change your sign up.” To schedule an appointment, please go to the link above (copied here) to schedule an appointment. https://www.douglascountyhealth.com/109-covid-19/808-covid-19-community-vaccination-clinics

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Vaccination Information

Planning has begun for those populations listed in Phase 1B. If you are aged 65 or older and live in Sarpy or Cass County, the Health Department is offering a pre-registration process for receiving additional information regarding COVID-19 vaccine availability.  This survey does not register you for a vaccine; it is a mechanism for you to be contacted once you are eligible to receive the vaccine. Nebraska is working to set up a Vaccine Registration and Administration System by late January.

COVID-19 Vaccine Pre-Registration Survey for Residents Aged 65 and Over

Sarpy/Cass Health Department Vaccine Info

 

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Veteran’s Wall to be Added in Village Office Lobby  

Please submit information and/or photos of military personnel to the Village Clerk.

Village Clerk: Marilyn Kirchhoff
217 Tefft St, Avoca, NE 68307
(402) 275-3757

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Louisville Food Pantry
OPEN: every Thursday, 6:00-7:00pm
LOCATION: 304 Main Street, Louisville

Please come and pick up what you need for your household or a friend’s.
We have canned goods, boxed meals, breakfast items, frozen meats, bread, eggs, baking ingredients, cleaning supplies, personal care items, diapers and wipes.

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 Area Food Banks

The Louisville Area Food Bank will be open on the first and third Thursdays of the month from 6-7 p.m. The food bank is located in the First Christian Church 304 Main St. next to Copple's in Louisville. Low income residents are welcome to come to the twice a month give away. Please bring a box to put items in. This food bank is for residents of the Louisville Public School District.

Questions contact Pastor Cathy at 402-677-9606 or Pastor Bob at 402-234-2055. The Louisville Area Food Bank is always looking for donations of food as well.

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