Oregon residents that have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine by June 27 will be entered to win a prize from the “Take Your Shot Oregon” campaign. Prizes include:
- One $1 million winner for Oregonians age 18 and older
- Five $100,000 Oregon College Savings Plan scholarship winners for Oregonians age 12– 17
- One $10,000 winner for each of Oregon’s 36 counties
Selections will be made on June 28, and winners will be announced the week after.
The Jackson County Equity Vaccination Center at the Expo is available to everyone that needs a COVID-19 vaccine. All three COVID-19 vaccines are available at this location: Pfizer, Moderna, and Johnson & Johnson. Everyone 12 years and older is eligible to get vaccinated. The vaccine is free, and people do not need to bring ID or insurance information. The Vaccination Equity Center is a safe place, accessible to all, regardless of legal status. Language interpreters and support for disabilities are available.
“We encourage everyone to take this opportunity to get vaccinated against COVID-19,” states Tanya Phillips, Health Promotion Manager for Jackson County Public Health. “There is plenty of availability at the walk-thru and drive-thru options here at the Expo; just come on down.”
Vaccination Options at the Jackson County Vaccination Equity Center:
- Walk-through Moderna Site (for individuals 18 years and older)
- Vaccine: Moderna and Johnson & Johnson
- Operation Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00 am to 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm
- No appointment required
- Drive-Through Pfizer Site (for individuals 12 years and older)
- Vaccine: Pfizer
- Operation Hours: Sunday- Saturday
- Wednesday and Thursday: 7:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
- All other days: 12:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
- No appointment required
As of 12:01 a.m. on June 2, 2021, Jackson County Public Health reports 33 new COVID-19 cases. This brings the total COVID-19 cases in Jackson County to 11,283.
COVID-19 Two-Week Case Data
For weeks 20 & 21 (5/16/2021 – 5/29/2021), there were a total of 284 new COVID-19 cases. This is a case rate of 127.2 cases per 100,000 population.
COVID-19 Related Deaths
Jackson County Public Health reports 2 new COVID-19 deaths, bringing the total to 145 since the beginning of the pandemic.
Jackson County’s 144th COVID-19 death is a 93-year-old man who tested positive on May 13 and died on May 29 at Providence Medford Medical Center. They had underlying health conditions.
Jackson County’s 145th COVID-19 death is a 53-year-old woman who tested positive on May 4 and died on May 31 at Asante Three Rivers Medical Center. They had underlying health conditions.
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