vaccine

Josephine Co. creating new COVID-19 vaccine portal

JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. —To help out with the COVID-19 vaccination process, Josephine County Public Health has created a new online scheduling portal. It’s a temporary plan until its call center gets up and running. Anyone interested in scheduling an appointment to receive their …

Oregon COVID-19 numbers trending down

MEDFORD, Ore. —On Sunday the Oregon Health Authority reported 254 new presumptive COVID-19 cases. Monday it reports 184 new cases with 0 new deaths. The reduction isn’t just happening statewide, it’s happening locally as well. Jackson County Medical Director Dr. Jim Shames …

Pharmacies begin vaccinating Oregonians 75+

MEDFORD, Ore. —Beginning Monday, Oregonians 75 and older are eligible to get the COVID-19 vaccine. Several local pharmacies are offering them, including some Albertsons and Safeway locations. A lot of people are excited to finally be eligible to get the vaccine, but …

Jackson Co. receives new doses of Moderna vaccine

MEDFORD, Ore.– 168,000 Oregonians are now eligible to get vaccinated, because they’re 80 and older. While a small fraction of those eligible statewide will be able to get the vaccine this week, Jackson County is not distributing them yet. “There’s still a …