As of 12:01 am on May 7, 2021, Jackson County Public Health reports 36 new COVID-19 cases. Additionally, four cases with a previous reporting date were removed from the overall total. This brings the total COVID-19 cases in Jackson County to 10,681.
COVID-19 Related Deaths
Jackson County Public Health reports 1 new COVID-19 deaths, bringing the total to 133 since the beginning of the pandemic.
Jackson County’s 133rd COVID-19 death is a 60-year-old man who tested positive on April 10 and died on May 5 at Rogue Regional Medical Center. They had underlying health conditions.
Jackson County Vaccination Equity Center at the Expo:
The Jackson County Equity Vaccination Center at the Expo is available to everyone that needs a COVID-19 vaccine. Everyone 16 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.
Register for an appointment at JacksonCounty.org/GetVaccinated or call 211. Appointments are encouraged, but they are not required.
Vaccination Options at the Jackson County Vaccination Equity Center:
- Walk-through Moderna Site (for individuals 18 years and older)
- Vaccine: Moderna
- 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 16 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
Possible Side Effects After Getting a COVID-19 Vaccine
COVID-19 vaccination will help protect you from getting COVID-19. You may have some side effects, which are normal signs that your body is building protection. These side effects may affect your ability to do daily activities, but they should go away in a few days. Some people have no side effects.
Common Side Effects
On the arm where you got the shot:
Throughout your body:
- Muscle pain
Talk to your doctor about taking over-the-counter medications, such as ibuprofen, acetaminophen, aspirin, or antihistamines, for any pain and discomfort you may experience after getting vaccinated. You can take these medications to relieve post-vaccination side effects if you have no other medical reasons that prevent you from taking these medications normally.
If You Received a Second Shot
Side effects after your second shot may be more intense than the ones you experienced after your first shot. These side effects are normal signs that your body is building protection and should go away within a few days.
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