Mass vaccinations continue in Josephine County

People in Phase 1-A and educators can still get the vaccine on January 26 at Illinois Valley High School.

Posted: Jan 25, 2021 6:53 PM
Updated: Jan 25, 2021 6:57 PM

GRANTS PASS, Ore. -- Asante continued to administer COVID-19 vaccinations to people in Phase 1-A  at the Josephine County Fairgrounds on January 25. People in Josephine County will have another opportunity for vaccinations Tuesday, January 26.

The first come, first serve event will be held at Illinois Valley High School and will start at 11 a.m until around 4 p.m., depending on weather. Eligible patients include those in Phase 1-A and educators and they are being asked to arrive an hour earlier.

If officials decide to close the clinic before 4 p.m., that message will be posted to the JCPH Facebook page.

By noon January 25, about 800 people were vaccinated. The vaccination goal for Josephine County is now 3,800 people by the end of tomorrow, according to Public Health Director Michael Weber.

Health workers on site say there have seen no severe reactions. They report very few people feeling dizzy following the shot.

James Eldred who received the vaccine says he trusts he will not have any concerning side effects.

"I'm an old sailor, and in the Navy, you get vaccinated at every port. So, it's hundreds of times. I get the flu vaccination every year and this was a little sharper, but not painful."

Weber recommends that people getting vaccinated tomorrow, dress according to weather forecasts. He says at this time, they are unable to meet the needs for a drive-up event.

To get vaccinated on Tuesday, January 26, registration is not needed. Anyone eligible can stop by at 625 E. River St. in Cave Junction.

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