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DCBOC COVID Update
DCBOC COVID Update
Douglas County COVID-19 Update - October 11, 2021 (Photo) - 10/11/21

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – MONDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2021

 

DOUGLAS COUNTY COVID-19 UPDATE #639

 

(Douglas County, Ore.) A QUICK LOOK AT THE NUMBERS, AS OF MONDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2021

Total Number of New Local COVID-19 Cases

Total Number of Residents Currently Hospitalized

Total Number of Hospitalized Patients that are NOT Fully Vaccinated**

18*

42

39 of the 42

*Our COVID quick look includes the total number of new cases in Douglas County, which combines people with positive test results and presumptives. **We follow the CDC definition for fully vaccinated, which states that a fully vaccinated person is someone who has received both doses of a two-dose COVID-19 vaccine, or one dose of a single-dose COVID-19 vaccine and at least 14 days have passed since the individual’s final dose.

 

COVID-19 UPDATE FOR MONDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2021

As of 12:00 pm today, Monday, October 11, 2021, there are EIGHTEEN (18) people with new positive test results to report, bringing the total number of cases of people with positive test results and presumptives in Douglas County to 11,637*. Currently, there are FORTY-TWO (42) Douglas County COVID-19 patients that are being hospitalized, twenty-six locally and sixteen out-of-the-area, including one that has been transferred out of the state for specialized care not available here. We continue to work with Mercy to provide information on our COVID patients being hospitalized locally: 5 COVID positive patients are in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and 3 are in the Progressive Care Unit (PCU).  Of our hospitalized cases today, THIRTY-NINE (39) patients out of the 42 patients are not fully vaccinated. 

 

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

Date

Thursday, October 7, 2021

Friday, October 8, 2021

Saturday,

October 9, 2021

Sunday, October 10, 2021

Monday,

October 11, 2021

Total COVID-19 Cases

11,529

11,575

11,599

11,619

11,637

People w/ Positive PCR or Antigen Test Results

11,197

11,235

11,258

11,278

11,296

Presumptive

332

340

341

341

341

Total Currently Hospitalized

49

44

44

44

42

Total COVID-19 Related Deaths

231

236

236

236

236

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

**Our COVID case 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. 

 

COVID-19 WEEKEND RECAP FOR SATURDAY, OCTOBER 9 AND SUNDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2021

On Saturday, October 9, 2021, at 12:00 pm we had TWENTY-THREE (23) people with new positive test results and ONE (1) new presumptive to report bringing our total number of cases of people with positive test results and presumptives in Douglas County to 11,599*. We had FORTY-FOUR (44)Douglas County COVID-19 patients hospitalized, thirty locally and fourteen out-of-the-area, including one patient that has been transferred out of the state for specialized care not available here. Due to the decrease in cases, Mercy is able to take a step back from their weekend reporting for COVID-19 patients being hospitalized locally, so we will not be reporting weekend statistics.  Of our hospitalized cases on Saturday, FORTY (40) patients out of the 44 patients were not fully vaccinated.

 

On Sunday, October 10, 2021, at 12:00 pm we had TWENTY (20) people with new positive test results to report bringing our total number of cases of people with positive test results and presumptives in Douglas County to 11,619*.  We had FORTY-FOUR (44) Douglas County COVID-19 patients hospitalized, thirty locally and fourteen out-of-the-area, including one patient that has been transferred out of the state for specialized care not available here.Due to the decrease in cases, Mercy is able to take a step back from their weekend reporting for COVID-19 patients being hospitalized locally, so we will not be reporting weekend statistics.  Of our hospitalized cases on Thursday, FORTY (40) patients out of the 44 patients were not fully vaccinated.

 

STATE AND FEDERAL COVID-19 INFORMATION

The Federal and State Governments, and their agencies are the ones that set policy, issue mandates and provide the guidelines for a state of emergency like the current COVID pandemic. For information log onto U.S. Center for Disease Control (CDC) and the Oregon Health Authority (OHA).  If you have questions about the current guidelines, mandates or the recommendations, please contact them directly for more information. OHA posts their daily updates at www.healthoregon.org/coronavirus. Please do not call 911, Douglas County Sheriff’s Office or Douglas County Offices to report issues with the State of Oregon, OHA or the Governor’s mandates.  

 

ACCESS TO LOCAL COVID-19 RESOURCES

💻 Local Online Access to Updates: Stay up to date with accurate and local COVID-19 information by visiting the Douglas County Government Website or DCGOV Facebook page or the DPHN Website or DPHN Facebook page.  

📝 Free Local e-Newsletter Subscription: You can also sign up for the free Douglas County e-Newsletter that publishes and sends out the update to our subscription base. Log onto: www.co.douglas.or.us

 

📞 Douglas County COVID-19 Hotline (541) 464-6550: Your Douglas County Board of Commissioners and DPHN continue to offer a local resource hotline for Douglas County residents for COVID-19. The hotline provides answers to frequently asked questions, basic COVID information and referrals to local resources and services. Our local hotline number is (541) 464-6550 and is staffed from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, 7 days a week. 

 

🔍 DPHN Vaccine Information: Want more information on the vaccines? Log onto: http://DougCoVaccine.com.

 

🔍 DPHN Informational Videos: Check out DPHN’s YouTube Channel for informational videos about COVID-19.

 

🐯 Douglas County Tiger Team: The Tiger Team organizes our county-wide COVID-19 vaccine program via free pop-up vaccine clinics, with Umpqua Valley Ambulance, who provide a certified vaccinator and medical assistant.  The clinics are open to anyone 18 years of age and older, and preregistration is not required. Click here for the calendar of upcoming clinics or call (541) 670-3110 or (541) 464-6550, if you are interested in having team come to your location.

 

👩‍⚕️ Aviva Health:  Aviva is offering fee-based leisure COVID-19 testing at its drive-through testing clinic at located at  4221 NE Stephens Street, Suite 101A, in Roseburg, Monday through Friday, from 8:30 am to 11:30 am and 1:00 pm to 4:30 pm to individuals who require a negative test for travel, public events such as college football games, return to work, and other non-medically necessary purposes. Rapid BINAX tests are $60, and PCR tests are $35. Aviva Health continues to offer no- and low-cost COVID-19 tests to people with symptoms by billing their insurance or for uninsured individuals charging on an income-based, sliding-fee scale. Testing is by appointment only. Community members may schedule a testing appointment by calling (541) 492-2067.  They continue to offer free drive-through COVID-19 vaccination services to patients and non-patients.  Patients must be Douglas County residents and be 12 years of age or older***.  Vaccinations are also available on a limited basis at Aviva Health’s outlying clinics in North County, Sutherlin, Glide, and Myrtle Creek. People seeking vaccinations at their outlying clinics should call (541) 672-9596, to determine availability. For more information please visit www.aviva.health/covid-19-resources/.  Aviva also has an online COVID FAQ page with answers to frequently asked questions. 

 

🏥 Lower Umpqua Hospital District: Lower Umpqua Hospital District has a COVID-19 Vaccine Call Center for COVID-19 vaccine information in the Reedsport area. Call (541) 271-2175, Monday through Friday from 9 am to 4 pm.

 

👨‍⚕️ Cow Creek Health and Wellness CenterCow Creek testing and vaccination sites will be CLOSED on Monday, October 11, 2021 in observance of Indigenous Peoples’ Day/Columbus Day. Effective Tuesday, October 12, 2021, Cow Creek Health and Wellness Center will no longer offer community testing. Testing will be available by appointment only for Cow Creek Health and Wellness Center patients, Tribal Members, employees of Cow Creek Government Offices and affiliated businesses at the new Roseburg Clinic at 2589 NW Edenbower Blvd and the South Clinic in Canyonville at 480 Wartahoo Lane. Free Community Vaccinations: COVID Vaccines are administered via drive-thru clinics Monday through Friday ONLY in Roseburg at 2360 NE Stephens Street from 9:00 am to 3:45 pm. The last vaccine will be administered at 3:45 pm. You must be 18 years or older to receive the vaccine. If you are waiting to receive a COVID Booster from Cow Creek Public Health and received vaccines from them previously, they will call you to schedule your booster when you become eligible based on FDA approval.  

 

🏥 Roseburg VA Health Care System: Veterans can set up an appointment COVID-19 vaccine, by calling the Roseburg VAMC at (541) 440-1000.

 

👵 Douglas County Senior Services can help seniors with questions, find testing and vaccines at (541) 440-3677.

 

***Please note for residents ages 12 to 14, this will require a parent or guardian to accompany them and give written consent for the vaccine.  Written consent can also 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.

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Contact Tamara Howell, Douglas County Public Information Officer & Emergency Communications & Community Engagement Specialist | Phone: (541) 670-2804 | Cell: (541) 957-4896 | Email: tjhowell@co.douglas.or.us 

 

Contact Vanessa Becker, Public Information Officer, Douglas Public Health Network – Cell: (541) 817-6552 – Email: vanessa@douglaspublichealthnetwork.org

Attached Media Files: DCBOC COVID Update
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