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Eligibility for people 16 and older to get the Pfizer vaccine begins

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.

Posted: Apr 19, 2021 7:19 PM

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.

Oregon Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 206851

Reported Deaths: 2756
CountyCasesDeaths
Multnomah40371614
Washington26781248
Marion23425323
Clackamas18932235
Lane13908164
Jackson11535146
Deschutes1001882
Umatilla859387
Linn561181
Yamhill478279
Klamath477678
Polk399356
Douglas388483
Malheur361463
Josephine360672
Benton326522
Jefferson237039
Coos216637
Columbia192129
Union149924
Wasco144430
Lincoln143021
Crook129223
Hood River121633
Morrow115416
Clatsop10589
Baker101115
Curry71011
Tillamook6604
Grant5507
Lake4678
Harney4339
Wallowa1945
Gilliam801
Sherman671
Wheeler351
Unassigned00

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Cases: 3809710

Reported Deaths: 63356
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Los Angeles124774424456
Riverside3016684627
San Bernardino2992894845
San Diego2818103771
Orange2730575113
Santa Clara1201632188
Kern1107991404
Sacramento1078211736
Fresno1029471724
Alameda896591277
Ventura816611031
San Joaquin747271440
Contra Costa70730813
Stanislaus634971070
Tulare49776849
Monterey43836432
San Mateo42681581
San Francisco37269556
Santa Barbara34613455
Solano33762266
Merced32313478
Sonoma30884317
Imperial28855741
Placer23589299
Kings23195247
San Luis Obispo21421261
Madera16638245
Santa Cruz16246208
Marin14206230
Yolo14160212
Butte12668194
Shasta12630233
El Dorado10396116
Napa1002680
Sutter9663113
Yuba648951
San Benito610963
Lassen578424
Tehama573463
Nevada491975
Humboldt449948
Mendocino434050
Tuolumne421271
Amador374047
Lake356345
Glenn243427
Siskiyou239637
Colusa228418
Calaveras220756
Del Norte14588
Inyo143438
Mono12954
Plumas7366
Modoc5585
Mariposa4657
Trinity4225
Sierra1160
Alpine890
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