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COVID-19 News & Information in Jackson County, Oregon

7 January 2022

COVID-19 Updates - January 7, 2022

COVID-19 Updates - January 7, 2022

The Western States Scientific Safety Review has endorsed  the most recent vaccine recommendations from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) recommendations for preventing the spread of COVID-19. The new recommendations are:

  • All people 12 years and older to receive a booster dose of Pfizer vaccine 5 months after completing their initial Pfizer vaccination series.1
  • Immunocompromised children 5-11 years old should receive a third dose of Pfizer vaccine 28 days after the second dose of Pfizer.1

COVID-19 Vaccinations

Where to get tested in Jackson County

Call 211 for information for vaccine locations, visit the Oregon Health Authority Testing Finder site or visit the Jackson County Health and Human Services Testing Information page.

Daily Number of New COVID-19 Cases

As of 12:01 a.m. on January 7, 2022, Jackson County Public Health is reporting 291 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total cases in Jackson County to 28,339.

COVID-19 Hospitalizations for Region 5 (Jackson and Josephine Counties)

As of 7:00 a.m. on January 7, 2022, the number of hospitalized patients with COVID-19 is 72, and there are 21 patients with COVID-19 in the intensive care unit.

For more information:

References 1. CDC Updates and Shortens Recommended Isolation and Quarantine Period for General Population Media Statement. Released December 27, 2021. Accessed January 3, 2022.

References 1. Food and Drug Administration. Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: FDA Takes Multiple Actions to Expand Use of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine. Released January 3, 2022. Accessed January 7, 2022.