Lane County Vaccine Newsletter-Everyone is Now Eligible

We need your help to decrease cases
in Lane County.

Please help lower our risk level by limiting gatherings, wearing masks, washing your hands, maintaining physical distancing, staying home when sick and working with contact tracers when they contact you.
As we shared last week; due to increasing numbers of cases of COVID-19 in Lane County, we will return to “High Risk” Level after the current “warning week” is over. “High Risk” requirements become effective is this Friday, April 23.

More information on the state guidance for risk levels and the process for counties moving between risk levels can be found here:

THE FIRST DOSE AVAILABLE TO YOU
IS THE BEST DOSE.

One of the best ways to get an appointment is through a pharmacy or primary care provider.

Bi-Mart
Fred Meyer
Rite Aid
Safeway/Albertsons
Walgreens
Walmart
Health Mart
Costco

Each week more doses are available through pharmacies and more primary care providers begin offering vaccinations.

Another option is a Lane County Public Health vaccination clinic. 

Lane County Public Health appointments are primarily scheduled through an online scheduling form. Scheduling for the majority of appointments opens on Tuesdays and Wednesdays for the coming weekend.  


Process to get an appointment (first or second dose) with Lane County for a COVID-19 Vaccination:

  1. Visit www.lanecountyor.gov/vaxclinics
  2. Click the “Schedule a Vaccine Appointment” button.
  3. Select whether you are receiving a first or second dose, complete the screening questions and contact information.
  4. Clinics may be available on multiple days in multiple locations.  Please select the clinic closest to you.  We ask that you reserve clinic appointments in rural areas for residents of those areas.

If you are in the process of scheduling and we run out of appointments, you will receive a red error message OR no dates or times will show up.  This means there is nothing available for the options selected.  We recommend you review the form pages to ensure everything entered is accurate.  If all the information is accurate and there are still no dates showing up you will need to check back at a later time.  Appointments are typically opened on Tuesdays or Wednesdays.  Once eligible you remain eligible and will be able to schedule an appointment as more become available.

What about the second dose?

If you get your first dose at a LCPH mass vaccine clinic, we will also take care of your second dose and you are not competing against others trying to schedule their first doses.  You can use the same link to schedule a vaccine appointment to schedule your second dose and you do not need to wait for an email. 

If you received your first dose from another provider and are not able to get your second dose from that provider you can schedule your second dose with Lane County Public Health using the same process outlined above.  It is important that you receive the same brand for your second dose that you received for your first dose.

Please remember that there is only enough vaccine supply to vaccinate a small portion of eligible residents each week. Lane County will continue vaccinating as quickly as vaccine supply allows.

What if I want the Johnson & Johnson single dose?

On April 13, out of an abundance of caution, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a statement recommending a pause in the use of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine immediately while they review data involving six reported U.S. cases of a rare and severe type of blood clot in women ages 18–48 after receiving the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.

The below video includes Lane County Public Health Press Briefing content regarding the pause.

Click here to view the Oregon Health Authority statement and Q&A document

Lane County COVID-19 Vaccination Data Webpage

(updated weekdays (data below as of 4/20/2021 at 8:00 a.m.)


92,509:   Fully Vaccinated 
60,658:   Have received first dose only 
239,654:Total doses administered


49.54%: Percentage of Lane County ADULTS – who have received at least 1 dose.
29.92%: Percentage of Lane County ADULTS – FULLY vaccinated
 

Weekly Allocation Data – April 19-25, 2021

9,360:  Vaccine Allocation Prime doses
10,220:  Vaccine Allocation of Boost (2nd) doses 

The data reported is direct from Oregon Health Authority’s database, current to the time it was pulled. Since the data is constantly being updated, numbers can vary. Total vaccinations refers to doses, while persons vaccinated is referring to the people who received doses. There is sometimes a delay in reporting of doses administered (meaning the vials of vaccine have been distributed) and the connection to the persons who received it. The percentage of fully vaccinated does refer to those who have received both doses.

If you want more information on vaccination statistics, please visit: OHA Data Page

You can view the most recent press conference regarding vaccination at https://vimeo.com/537435445

LA VACUNA CONTRA EL COVID-19
EL CONDADO DE LANE EN ESPAÑOL

You can find more information about COVID-19 in Lane County at:

www.lanecounty.org/coronavirus 

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