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

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 21, 2021

DOUGLAS COUNTY COVID-19 RESPONSE TEAM - WEEKDAY UPDATE

 

(Douglas County, Ore.)  DOUGLAS COUNTY WEEKEND RECAP: JUNE 19 & 20, 2021

On Saturday, June 19, 2021 we had ELEVEN (11) people with new positive test results, TWO (2) new presumptives, 156 cases in isolation, 265 cases in quarantine (Total in isolation and quarantine 421) and TWELVE (12) Douglas County COVID-19 patients being hospitalized, six locally and six out-of-the-area.

 

On Sunday, June 20, 2021 we had THREE (3) people with new positive test results, 152 cases in isolation, 240 cases in quarantine (Total in isolation and quarantine 392), THIRTEEN (13) Douglas County COVID-19 patients being hospitalized, seven locally and six out-of-the-area and ONE (1) death.  Our combined weekend total was: THIRTEEN (13) new people with positive test results and TWO (2) new presumptives, bringing our weekend total of cases of people with positive test results and new presumptives in Douglas County to 3,880*.

 

COVID-19 RELATED DEATH OF A DOUGLAS COUNTY RESIDENT

Our Douglas County Public Health Officer, Dr. Robert Dannenhoffer, has confirmed the death of a Douglas County resident related to the COVID-19 virus. Our eighty-fourth COVID-19 related death is a 54-year-old woman who was diagnosed with COVID-19 on Friday, June 11, 2021 and passed away on Sunday, June 20, 2021.  In the interest of privacy for the loved ones of this resident, no additional information will be released. Each death related to COVID-19 is painful for all Douglas County residents, and a sad reminder of the terrible impact COVID-19 has had in our local communities. The Douglas County Board of Commissioners, Dr. Dannenhoffer, DPHN and the DCCRT team extend our heartfelt condolences and sympathies to all family members, friends, relatives, co-workers and community members of those who have passed after contracting this deadly virus.

 

DOUGLAS COUNTY COVID-19 UPDATE FOR MONDAY, JUNE 21, 2021

As of 12:00 pm today, Monday, June 21, 2021, there are EIGHT (8) people with new positive test results to report following our Saturday, June 19 and Sunday, June 20, 2021 recap presented above.  The total number of cases of people with positive test results and presumptives in Douglas County is now at 3,891*. Currently, there are FIFTEEN (15) Douglas County COVID-19 patients that are being hospitalized, eight locally and seven 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

Wednesday,

June 16, 2021

Thursday,

June 17, 2021

Friday,

June 18, 2021

Saturday/Sunday

June 19&20, 2021

Today, Monday,

June 21, 2021

Total COVID-19 Cases

3,831

3,853

3,867

3,883

3,891

People w/ Positive PCR or Antigen Test Results

3,650

3,672

3,686

3,700

3,708

Presumptive

181

181

181

183

183

Total Currently Hospitalized

12

11

11

13

15

Total Currently in Isolation

157

155

154

152

155

Total COVID-19 Related Deaths

82

82

83

84

84

*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 251 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 406 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 HOSTS FREE POP-UP COVID-19 VACCINATION CLINICS

It’s another 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:

 

  • Tuesday, June 22, 2021: Melqua-Melrose and surrounding area. Clinic will be at the Coles Valley Vineyards at 10003 Melqua Road in Umpqua from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm.
  • Wednesday, June 23, 2021: Camas Valley and surrounding area. Clinic will be at the Camas Valley Fire Department at 142 Burma Road in Camas Valley from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm.
  • Wednesday, June 23, 2021: Tenmile and surrounding area. Clinic will be at the Tenmile Fire Department at 158 Reston Road in Roseburg from 1:00 am to 4:00 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

 

FREE DRIVE-THROUGH COVID-19 VACCINATION EVENT SATURDAY, JUNE 26 AT THE DOUGLAS COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS

Douglas Public Health Network (DPHN), Douglas County Board of Commissioners, and Aviva Health are collaborating again to host the next mass drive-through COVID-19 vaccination event on Saturday, June 26, 2021, from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm at the Douglas County Fairgrounds.

 

We are planning to utilize the Pfizer (two dose) and the J&J (single dose) vaccines at this event.  Eligibility for this event includes:

1) ALL residents of Douglas County ages 12 years old and older**.

2) Second doses of the Pfizer vaccine to those residents who received their first dose at one of our drive through COVID-19 vaccination events. 

 

Residents DO NOT need to pre-register or schedule an appointment for this event.  If you have questions please contact the phone numbers provided below:

  • Call (541) 464-6500.
  • If you need help in Spanish, you can call and leave a message on our Spanish Help Line at (541) 671-1355.
  • Please do not call, contact or go to the Douglas County Fairgrounds to ask about the vaccination event.
  • For those residents that received their first dose of the Pfizer vaccine at one of our other drive-through events, you can just show up at this event.

 

Pre-registration is not required, just show up and get your vaccine.  All residents ages 12 and over are eligible! #itsyourturn; #itsfreeitseasy; #C19Vaccine.  **For those ages 12 to 14, it is required that a parent or guardian accompany you and give written consent for the vaccine.

 

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, locate a vaccine location near you, get signed up and show up to get your COVID-19 vaccine today!

 

  1. Attached Media Files: DCCRT
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