SOUTHERN OREGON, —President Joe Biden spoke Monday over growing concerns about the potential threat posed by the new COVID-19 variant Omicron. The president urged vaccinated Americans to get their booster shots, and once again pleaded with those yet to be ...

JACKSON CO., Ore.- Jackson County Public Health releasing more details on the county’s Covid-19 related deaths. In an update today, the county’s public health team shared that Quarter 3 of 2021 (July – September) were the deadliest months since the ...

JACKSON CO., Ore.- When it comes to vaccine hesitancy, Jackson County and the state are working to dispel misinformation and make the vaccine accessible to all groups. Jackson County Public Health started answering some common questions and misconceptions about the ...

MEDFORD, Ore. – Over the last four days, 439 tested positive for COVID-19 in Jackson County. Public health officials said the new cases bring the county’s total to 19,402. Jackson County Public Health said there were five new COVID-related deaths ...

MEDFORD, Ore — Jackson County Public Health officials are hopeful for an increase in vaccinations, after the FDA fully approved Pfizer’s vaccine Monday. “I think it’s going to really help,” Dr. Jim Shames, Jackson County Public Health Director, told NBC5 ...

SALEM, Ore — As schools prepare for a full return to in-person learning within the next few weeks, some school districts in southern Oregon are asking the state for control over covid mandates in schools. Governor Kate Brown ordered all ...

JACKSON CO., Ore.- Jackson County reporting one of it’s largest amounts of new Covid-19 cases today. Jackson County Public Health says the county is reporting 253 more cases today. That’s 89 more then the next closest county, Marion, which has ...

MEDFORD, Ore. – While Jackson Co. Public Health said there are no local data connecting a COVID-19 outbreak to a restaurant it says there’s still a risk. Public health director, Dr. Shames said COVID-19 is about 20x more infectious indoors than ...

JACKSON CO., Ore. — Being in the ‘high risk’ category has allowed businesses to partially re-open business in Jackson County and get back to a sense of normalcy, but if COVID cases don’t get under control, they could shut back ...

MEDFORD, Ore.- Community collaboration has been the theme of vaccination in Jackson County. “There is a number of other smaller entities in the community that really banded together to do what is best for the community and try to vaccinate ...