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Future COVID-19 testing in southern Oregon

MEDFORD, Ore. — As Southern Oregon counties enter phase two of reopening, public health officials are looking at the current state of COVID-19 testing. “We’ve really shifted our strategy from prevention to mitigation,” said Jackson County Public Health Officer Dr. Jim Shames. …

Testing in Jackson County is capable

MEDFORD, Ore.– As Jackson County seeks approval from the governor to reopen, testing availability is one of the essential criteria. Dr. Jim Shames of Jackson County Public Health says at this point Jackson County meets that criteria. There are enough testing capabilities …

If you have COVID-19 symptoms get tested, experts say

MEDFORD, Ore. — It’s no secret that coronavirus testing has been limited across the country and region. It’s why medical professionals previously advised only people most at risk get tested. But now they’re changing that directive. With the Oregon Health Authority loosening …