CENTRAL POINT, Ore. -- April 19 began eligibility for people 16 and older to get the Pfizer vaccine.
Moderna is still only available for people 18 and older in Oregon.
Jackson and Josephine County Public Health continue to urge people to get vaccinated.
Major COVID-19 vaccine providers are still conducting research on whether or not is safe for age groups under 16.
According to Harvard health, children can develop COVID-19. Many of them having no symptoms. Those who do get sick tend to experience milder symptoms such as low-grade fever, fatigue, and cough. Some children have had severe complications, but this has been less common.
If you are 16 or older in Oregon you can make appointment for a COVID-19 vaccine at the Jackson County Vaccination Equity Center.
Walk-through Moderna's vaccines are available for those 18 and older. If you cannot schedule an appointment public health is taking walk-ups for people who do not have an appointment. The drive-through Pfizer site at the the expo will open Wednesday, April 21.