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December 04, 2021
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COVID-19 Updates - November 18, 2021

COVID-19 Updates - November 18, 2021

COVID-19 vaccinations for ages 12 and older and COVID-19 testing continue to be available at the Jackson County Expo. The hours of operation for COVID-19 testing and vaccination will change for the week of Thanksgiving and Christmas.

The COVID-19 vaccination site at the Jackson County Expo will be closed the following days.

  • Thanksgiving: Closed November 25-28
  • Christmas: Closed December 23-26

The COVID-19 testing site at the Jackson County Expo will be closed for Thanksgiving, November 23-28.

Regular Hours of Operation for the Vaccination Site at the Jackson County Expo:

  • Location: Jackson County Expo, 1 Peninger Rd. Central Point
  • Gate Entrance: 1 ½ • Hours of Operation:
    • Sunday: 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
    • Monday-Thursday: 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • COVID-19 Vaccines Provided: 1 st, 2nd, 3rd and booster doses are available for Moderna, Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson. Pediatric COVID-19 vaccines are NOT available at this time.

Regular Hours of Operation for the Testing Site at the Jackson County Expo:

  • Location: Jackson County Expo, 1 Peninger Rd. Central Point
  • Gate Entrance: 1 ½
  • Hours of Operation: Sunday through Thursday, 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  • Registration: www.curative.com

Jackson County Public Health, Providence Health System, and Oregon Health Authority is working to integrate pediatric COVID-19 vaccinations into the current vaccination operations at the Jackson County Expo. Jackson County Public Health will provide additional information when this option becomes available.

Jackson County Public Health has added information on where parents and guardians can access the pediatric COVID-19 vaccine for their children on the Jackson County COVID-19 Vaccination website, where to get vaccinated in Jackson County. This is not a comprehensive list. We encourage parents and guardians to reach out to their pediatric provider, primary care provider, and local pharmacy to see if they offer the vaccine to their patients and schedule appointments. Pediatric vaccinations require a parent or guardian’s consent.

Resources for Parents:

COVID-19 Vaccinations

Daily Number of New COVID-19 Cases

As of 12:01 a.m. on November 18, 2021, Jackson County Public Health is reporting 67 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total cases in Jackson County to 24,407.

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

As of 8:30 a.m. on November 18, 2021, the number of hospitalized patients with COVID-19 is 42, and there are 9 patients with COVID-19 in the intensive care unit.

The total number of patients in hospital beds may fluctuate between report times. The numbers do not reflect admissions per day nor the length of hospital stay. Staffing limitations are not captured in this data and may further limit bed capacity.

COVID-19 Related Deaths

Jackson County Public Health reports 3 new COVID-19 deaths, bringing the total to 346 since the beginning of the pandemic.

Jackson County’s 344th COVID-19 death is an 82-year-old man who died on November 11 at Rogue Regional Medical Center. The death certificate listed COVID-19 disease or SARS-CoV-2 as a cause of death or a significant condition contributing to death. They had underlying health conditions

Jackson County’s 345th COVID-19 death is a 59-year-old man who tested positive on August 17 and died on September 16 at the VA Medical Center in Portland, Oregon. They had underlying health conditions.

Jackson County’s 346th COVID-19 death is a 73-year-old man who tested positive on October 25 and died on November 4 at their residence. They had underlying health conditions.

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