Jackson County Public Health reports 33 new COVID-19 cases as of 12:01 am on January 22, 2020. Additionally, two previously reported cases were removed from the total COVID-19 cases. These updates bring the total COVID-19 cases to 7,076.
*There was an error in yesterday's reporting of COVID-19 deaths. The 92nd death had already been reported on January 16, 2021.
Today, January 22, 2021, Jackson County reports 4 new COVID-19 deaths, bringing the total to 95.
Jackson County's 92nd COVID-19 death is a 69-year-old man who tested positive on December 2 and died on January 19 at Ashland Community Hospital. The patient had underlying health conditions.
Jackson County's 93rd COVID-19 death is an 82-year-old woman who tested positive on December 15 and died on January 11 at his residence. She had underlying health conditions.
Jackson County's 94th COVID-19 death is a 67-year-old woman who tested positive on December 30 and died on January 18 at Three Rivers Medical Center. The patient had underlying health conditions.
Jackson County's 95th COVID-19 death is a 73-year-old man who tested positive on January 4 and died on January 19 at Three Rivers Medical Center. The patient had underlying health conditions.
The number of hospitalized patients with COVID-19 in Region 5 (Jackson and Josephine Counties) is 35, decreasing by 4 from the previous day. There are 14 patients in the intensive care unit (ICU), reducing by 1 from the previous day.
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.
More information can be found on the OHA COVID-19 Data Dashboard.
For additional information, visit the Jackson County COVID-19 Data Dashboard at Situation in Jackson County, Oregon webpage. The Oregon Health Authority’s COVID-19 Data Dashboard website does publish Jackson County COVID-19 data.
COVID-19 Vaccine Update
Vaccination gives us hope that the pandemic will end. Still, in the meantime, we need to continue safety measures to keep the virus from spreading: Wear a mask, physically distance from others, wash your hands, avoid gatherings, and stay home when you're sick.
Jackson County, Asante, the National Guard, Providence, and other medical partners have collaborated to put on a drive-through vaccination event for people in Phase 1A and Phase 1B, Group 1. Individuals who do are not in these phases or groups will be turned away.
Who is eligible to be vaccinated at the Expo?
- Phase 1A, Group 1: Hospital workers, EMS, first responders including law enforcement and fire, long-term care residents and staff, urgent care staff, vaccinators.
- Phase 1A, Group 2: Other Residential care facilities and congregate care sites including residents, HCP, all staff, contractors; hospice programs; behavioral health mobile crisis care, secure transport; individuals working in correctional settings.
- Phase 1A, Group 3: Outpatient settings serving specific high-risk groups; in-home care; day treatment services, Non-Emergency Medical Transport.
- Phase 1A, Group 4: All other outpatient, public health, and death care workers. Includes outpatient medical clinics, dental clinics, vision clinics, physical therapy, and pharmacists.
Phase 1B, Group 1:
- Phase 1B, Group 1: childcare providers, early learning, and K-12 educators and staff
For all others in Phase 1B, including individuals 65 and older and the general public, please access the Jackson County Health and Human Services COVID-19 vaccine website. This site will provide updates on who is eligible to receive the vaccine and where to access it.
For all others in Phase 1B and the public, please access the Jackson County Health and Human Services COVID-19 vaccine website. This site will provide updates on who is eligible to receive the vaccine and where to access it.
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