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Medford Grocery Store Hosts Free Coronavirus Vaccinations

Two doses start at Sherm’s today

Posted: May 7, 2021 11:52 AM

Sherm’s Food 4 Less is getting an unique Friday delivery to its parking lot today. The supplier is Oregon Health Authority, and it’s delivering coronavirus vaccine for free shots at the grocer’s Medford store.

This month, Sherm’s Food 4 Less, 2230 Biddle Road in Medford, is hosting OHA’s mobile vaccination unit for two-dose vaccinations, administered three weeks apart.

OHA says when its agency official contacted Sherm’s Thunderbird Markets General Manager Bob Ames last month to provide a pop-up vaccination clinic at his Food 4 Less store in Medford, Ames willingly accepted the opportunity. Since then a mobile vaccination unit has operated at Sherm’s parking lot to provide vaccines to store employees and customers using surplus vaccines from Jackson County Vaccination Equity Center at the Expo that otherwise would be unused.

The first of two open vaccination opportunities occurs today, with a second vaccination date scheduled 21 days later for people to receive their first doses and return to the same location for their second dose of the Pfizer vaccine, scheduled for:

∙ Friday, May 7 from 3 to 6 p.m.
∙ Friday, May 28 from 3 to 6 p.m.

The vaccines are free, and no appointment, ID or insurance are required. Pfizer vaccines are available for people at least 16 years old.

“A lot of people come to our store, like 4,000 visits a day,” said Ames. “I think we’re gonna get a lot of people vaccinated.”

Oregon Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 206777

Reported Deaths: 2754
CountyCasesDeaths
Multnomah40354614
Washington26781248
Marion23425323
Clackamas18925235
Lane13896164
Jackson11535146
Deschutes1001582
Umatilla859387
Linn560380
Yamhill477879
Klamath477678
Polk399356
Douglas387982
Malheur361463
Josephine359872
Benton326422
Jefferson236839
Coos216637
Columbia191929
Union149824
Wasco144330
Lincoln143021
Crook129223
Hood River121933
Morrow115316
Clatsop10559
Baker101115
Curry70811
Tillamook6604
Grant5507
Lake4678
Harney4339
Wallowa1945
Gilliam801
Sherman671
Wheeler351
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Cases: 3808258

Reported Deaths: 63335
CountyCasesDeaths
Los Angeles124761824454
Riverside3016034627
San Bernardino2992894844
San Diego2817493771
Orange2729225112
Santa Clara1201102188
Kern1107821404
Sacramento1076381731
Fresno1029221724
Alameda895921273
Ventura816381031
San Joaquin746861438
Contra Costa70561813
Stanislaus633871069
Tulare49814849
Monterey43831427
San Mateo42646581
San Francisco37256556
Santa Barbara34596455
Solano33707266
Merced32291478
Sonoma30868317
Imperial28813741
Placer23537299
Kings23189247
San Luis Obispo21421261
Madera16632245
Santa Cruz16235208
Marin14200230
Yolo14156212
Butte12659194
Shasta12630233
El Dorado10371116
Napa1002580
Sutter9656113
Yuba648551
San Benito610963
Lassen578424
Tehama573163
Nevada491075
Humboldt446348
Mendocino432150
Tuolumne420771
Amador373947
Lake356345
Glenn243427
Siskiyou239437
Colusa228418
Calaveras220156
Del Norte14568
Inyo143438
Mono12954
Plumas7366
Modoc5585
Mariposa4657
Trinity4225
Sierra1150
Alpine890
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