covid19

Rep. DeFazio tours University of Oregon covid test lab

MEDFORD, Ore.– A state congressman is touring one of the largest testing programs in the state. Representative peter DeFazio, representing Oregon’s 4th district, visited the University of Oregon’s Covid-19 monitoring and assessment program, or map, lab. Last fall, the university received over 4 …

Jackson Co. vaccinating first responders

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. —Jackson County is beginning to vaccinate first responders, as part of it’s plans to vaccinate the public. The county says all first responders in the county have been offered the COVID-19 vaccine. Jackson County Public Health, says it received …

Josephine Co. added to ‘extreme risk’ category

GRANTS PASS, Ore.– On Tuesday morning, Josephine County was added to the long list of Oregon counties at extreme risk of covid-19. That comes with new restrictions. After the state’s freeze ends Wednesday, Josephine County restaurants will not be allowed to offer …

Oregon children falling behind in immunizations

August is Immunization Awareness Month and health officials are urging parents to make sure their children are caught up on vaccines. Oregon Health Authority officials and a local doctor said Oregon children are begin on their immunizations, for multiple reasons. “Due to …