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Douglas County COVID-19 Response Team - Weekday Update - June 17, 2021 - 06/17/21

Our local COVID-19 updates represent the coordinated effort of the agencies that make up the DCCRT

JOINT INFORMATION CENTER PRESS RELEASE - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – June 17, 2021

DOUGLAS COUNTY COVID-19 RESPONSE TEAM - WEEKDAY UPDATE

 

(Douglas County, Ore.)  DOUGLAS COUNTY COVID-19 UPDATE FOR THURSDAY, JUNE 17, 2021

As of 12:00 pm today, Thursday, June 17, 2021, there are TWENTY-TWO (22) people with new positive test results to report since our noon update yesterday.  The total number of cases of people with positive test results and presumptives in Douglas County is now at 3,853*. Currently, there are ELEVEN (11) Douglas County COVID-19 patients that are being hospitalized, seven locally and four out-of-the-area. Our Douglas County COVID-19 Response Team, under the direction of the Douglas County Board of Commissioners, continue to devote all resources available to our local COVID response.

 

Douglas County, OR - COVID-19 - Case Update Chart*

Date

Saturday/Sunday

June 12 & 13, 2021

Monday,

June 14, 2021

Tuesday,

June 15, 2021

Wednesday,

June 16, 2021

Today, Thursday,

June 17, 2021

Total COVID-19 Cases

3,798

3,803

3,816

3,831

3,853

People w/ Positive PCR or Antigen Test Results

3,618

3,623

3,635

3,650

3,672

Presumptive

180

180

181

181

181

Total Currently Hospitalized

8

10

12

12

11

Total Currently in Isolation

187

185

176

157

155

Total COVID-19 Related Deaths

80

80

80

82

82

*Our daily update includes the total number of cases in Douglas County, which combines people with positive test results and presumptives, as well as a breakout of those case numbers. There will be times when a presumptive will move to a positive test result, and our total case number will not change because the case has already been counted.

 

LOCAL CONTACTS AND CASES BEING SUPPORTED IN ISOLATION AND QUARANTINE

Currently, DPHN is supporting 155 cases in isolation, as well as another 435 contacts in quarantine in Douglas County. Isolation is recommended for confirmed and presumptive cases, quarantine is recommended for contacts of confirmed or presumptive cases.  Currently, staff is supporting a total of 590 total contacts and cases in isolation or quarantine.  This number represents a snapshot of the significant amount of work being done locally to help control the spread of COVID.

 

DOUGLAS COUNTY TIGER TEAM FREE POP-UP COVID-19 VACCINATION CLINICS

It’s a busy week for the Tiger Team.  The Douglas County Tiger Team continues to bring free COVID-19 vaccines directly to rural areas via our mobile medical vans (MMV) via their pop up vaccine clinics.  They are visiting businesses, farms, fire stations and other locations in our smaller remote communities in Douglas County. The Douglas County Board of Commissioners, who have led the charge for our Douglas County COVID-19 Response Team efforts since the beginning, have coordinated with DPHN to organize our local Tiger Team to manage our vaccine outreach efforts through ‘pop-up’ vaccine clinics.

 

The Douglas County Tiger Team will be hosting FREE POP UP COVID VACCINE CLINICS at the locations listed below.  The clinics are currently open to anyone 18 years of age and older, and preregistration is not necessary:

 

  • Thursday, June 17, 2021: Toketee-Diamond Lake and surrounding area.  Clinic will be held at the US Forest Service - Diamond Lake Ranger District – Ranger Station located at 2020 Toketee-Rigdon Road in Idleyld Park from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm.

 

  • Friday, June 18, 2021: Reedsport and surrounding area. Clinic will be held at the Oregon Divisional Chainsaw Carving Championship located at Rainbow Plaza, 250 Water Avenue in Reedsport from 8:00 am to 7:00 pm.

 

  • Saturday, June 19, 2021: Reedsport and surrounding area. Clinic will be held at the Oregon Divisional Chainsaw Carving Championship located at Rainbow Plaza, 250 Water Avenue in Reedsport from 8:00 am to 7:00 pm.

 

Our Tiger Team coordinates with Umpqua Valley Ambulance to bring a certified vaccinator and a medical assistant to each clinic.  If you are interested in having the Douglas County Tiger Team come to your business, fire department, farm or town to provide a pop-up vaccine clinic or if you have any questions about our Douglas County Tiger Teams and want a schedule of their upcoming pop-up vaccination clinics, please call (541) 670-3110 or our local COVID-19 Hotline at (541) 464-6550Click here for the calendar listing of the upcoming Tiger Team Pop Up Vaccine Clinics

 

AVIVA HAS A DEDICATED FREE COVID-19 VACCINATION CLINIC SITE IN ROSEBURG 

Shared from Aviva Health.  Aviva Health opened a dedicated COVID-19 vaccination clinic site at 4221 NE Stephens Street, Suite 101 in Roseburg, just across the street from its main Roseburg Clinic location near Costco.  The new COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic opened Wednesday, May 18, 2021, and offers free COVID-19 vaccines by appointment.   The new COVID-19 vaccination clinic will be open Monday through Friday, from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm and is open for residents ages 12 and older**.  To schedule an appointment during the week please call (541) 672-9596.

 

**As a reminder: Parental or guardian consent is required to vaccinate residents 12 to 14 years old.  Written consent can be obtained in advance.  Under Oregon law, minors 15 years of age and older may consent to medical treatment, including vaccinations, when provided by a physician, physician assistant, naturopath, nurse practitioner, dentist or optometrist, or other professionals operating under the license of these providers; however, families are encouraged to make decisions about vaccinations together.

 

COVID-19 VACCINE ELIGIBILITY OPEN FOR EVERYONE 12 YEARS OLD AND OLDER***

According to the CDC, State of Oregon and OHA, ALL residents ages 12 years old and older*** are eligible to get the COVID-19 Vaccine.  As of May 13, 2021, the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine has been approved for people ages 12 to 15, joining those 16 and above who are already eligible.  The good news, according to Dr. Bob Dannenhoffer, our Douglas County Public Health Officer, is that we have plenty of vaccine and will be giving to anyone 12 and above who wants it. Remember, “it’s your turn!” So, get signed up or show up to get your COVID-19 vaccine today!

 

  1. Call and set up an appointment with your primary health care provider or ask them for a referral to another health care provider.
  2. Call and set up an appointment with a local pharmacy.
  3. Sign up for or attend one of the vaccination clinics offered in Douglas County through DPHN, Douglas County, Aviva Health or our Douglas County Tiger Team. 
  4. If you are a member of the Cow Creek Band of the Umpqua Tribe of Indians, please contact to set up an appointment at (541) 672-9405 or log onto https://www.cowcreek-nsn.gov/public-health/
  5. The Roseburg VA Health Care System is setting up appointments for veterans to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.  For more information, call the Roseburg VAMC at (541) 440-1000 or log onto https://www.va.gov/health-care/covid-19-vaccine/.

 

***Please note that for residents that are ages 12 to 14, this will require a parent or guardian to accompany them and give written consent for the vaccine.  Under Oregon law, minors 15 years of age and older may consent to medical treatment, including vaccinations, when provided by a physician, physician assistant, naturopath, nurse practitioner, dentist or optometrist, or other professionals operating under the license of these providers; however, families are encouraged to make decisions about vaccinations together.

 

#ITSYOURTURN DOUGLAS COUNTY - DPHN COVID-19 VACCINATION CAMPAIGN

Free COVID-19 vaccines are available to everyone in Douglas County ages 12 and older. Douglas Public Health Network created the #itsyourturn COVID-19 vaccine campaign to encourage everyone to step up and take their turn to get their COVID-19 vaccine to help our communities fight the battle against the spread of the COVID-19 virus.  For more information on how you can take your turn and get your COVID-19 vaccine, contact your primary health care provider, call any local pharmacy, talk to your employer or visit DougCoVaccine.com. Check out the latest videos on the DPHN Facebook Page or the DPHN YouTube Channel, that feature local vaccine voices who hope to inspire our friends, family and neighbors to get the COVID-19 vaccine, so we can move forward to normal lives, activities and celebrations sooner rather than later.  #itsyourturn

 

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Attached Media Files: DCCRT , Tiger Chainsaw
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