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December 04, 2021
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COVID-19 Updates - October 26, 2021

COVID-19 Updates - October 26, 2021

Booster doses are now available for all three COVID-19 vaccines available in the United States.

Moderna booster dose recommendations
People who received the Moderna vaccine should receive a booster dose of a COVID-19 vaccine at least six months after their second dose:

These groups may also get a booster dose of a COVID-19 vaccine at least six months after their second dose:

Johnson & Johnson booster dose recommendation
Everyone 18 and older who received the Johnson & Johnson vaccine should receive a booster dose of a COVID-19 vaccine at least two months after their first dose.

People eligible for booster doses can get one using any of the three COVID-19 vaccines. Some people may have a preference for the vaccine type that they originally received, and others may prefer to get a different booster. The federal and Western States Scientific Safety Workgroup recommendations now allow for this type of “mix-and-match” dosing for people eligible for Pfizer, Moderna, or Johnson & Johnson booster doses. This approach also allows people to get a booster dose at any location that provides COVID-19 vaccines, depending on advice from their health care provider, individual preference, availability, or convenience.

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Weekly Number of New COVID-19 Cases

For week 42 (October 17 – October 23), Jackson County Public Health reported 380 new COVID-19 cases and a case rate of 170 cases per 100,000 population. This is a 2% decrease from the previous week.

Daily Number of New COVID-19 Cases

As of 12:01 a.m. on October 26, 2021, Jackson County Public Health is reporting 86 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total cases in Jackson County to 23,251.

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

As of 8:30 a.m. on October 26, 2021, the number of hospitalized patients with COVID-19 is 66, and there are 18 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.

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