Jackson County hits 60% vaccination rate

MEDFORD, Ore. – Jackson County’s vaccination trend continues slowly upward as COVID-19 cases surge in the Rogue Valley.

Jackson County Public Health said the vaccination rate is up in the county, finally reaching over 60% of those 18 and older. The ultimate goal is 80%. According to the Oregon Health Authority, that means over 14,000 local residents still need to get vaccinated.

The best way to stop the spread of COVID-19 is to get vaccinated against the virus.

Public health officials are reporting 18,777 total cases in Jackson County since the pandemic started. The number of COVID-related deaths is 219 in the county.

For a list of where to vaccinated in Jackson County, visit https://jacksoncountyor.org/hhs/COVID-19/Vaccine-Appointments/where-to-get-vaccinated-in-jackson-county

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