Here are several locations where you can find the vaccine in Eugene: 1. 2828 Chad Dr 541-342-5701; 2. 60 Division Ave (541) 461-1433; 3. 3333 W 11th Ave (541) 484-3013; 4. 1560 Coburg Rd 541-484-2681; 5. 1970 Echo Hollow Rd 541-461-0703; 6. 57 W 29th Ave 541-342-7648; 7. 884 River
LANE COUNTY, Ore. -- COVID-19 cases are on a downward trend in Lane County, but we're not out of the woods yet, Lane County Public Health said during their weekly update on Wednesday. Health officials said there are 104 COVID-19 patients in hospitals across the county, and 62 of those...
Lane County announced Thursday it will require all of its employees and volunteers to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by Nov. 30. These public employees will join Oregon's health care workers and school staff, who will also need to show proof of vaccination or a valid exemption in the next month, or risk losing their jobs.
Requiring vaccines, a primary strategy in the UO’s return to in-person instruction, will help the university reach the highest level of protection possible. “The science is clear,” wrote UO President Michael H. Schill in announcing the requirement. “The COVID‑19 vaccine effectively significantly reduces the chances of death or serious illness in nearly all COVID‑19 infections. Requiring vaccinations will help us reduce infections, limit many of the disruptions of COVID-19, and safeguard the community we live in. It will also allow our campus community to return to the in-person and on-campus experience that is the cornerstone of academic success, student experience, and research innovation.”
Six Oregonians, Freedom Foundation sue Gov. Brown in federal court over ‘vindictive’ vaccine mandate
EUGENE, Ore. (KTVZ) -- Six Oregonians, represented by the Freedom Foundation, have sued Gov. Brown and the Oregon Health Authority in federal court over the governor’s recent mandate for several groups of workers to be vaccinated by Oct. 18 or face possible dismissal. The lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court...
Sept. 11, 2021 — A free drive through vaccination clinic will be held on Saturday, Sept. 11, from 1 to 3 p.m., at Siuslaw Middle School, 2525 Oak St. in Florence. Walk up vaccinations will also be available. The clinic will be offering the Pfizer vaccine for ages 12 and older, and the Johnson & Johnson vaccine for ages 18 and older.
With the first day of school just around the corner, Lane County Public Health is doubling down on their messaging to parents: Get vaccinated. Spokesperson Jason Davis said when they track COVID-19 cases in kids under 18, most infection starts with household transmission. The scenario can play out a couple ways.
The COVID-19 vaccination card you received is becoming increasingly important to gain access to places like restaurants, concerts and travel destinations. If you got the shots but have since lost your card, you still have a few options to prove your vaccination status. Coronavirus:Hospitals grappling with 'unprecedented' COVID-19 situation. If...
EUGENE, Ore. -- Currently, many businesses and venues in Western Oregon require proof of vaccination to enter, but are any of them worried about whether all the vaccine cards are real?. To verify vaccination, individuals -- such as those who will attend this weekend's Ducks game at Autzen Stadium --...
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Driven by a surge of COVID-19 cases, state and local governments are feeling the weight of healthcare demands and workforce absences. Cottage Grove is no exception. In response to more than a dozen city staff suddenly taking COVID-related leave, a last-minute vaccine incentive program was presented to city councilors to be added to the agenda during a council meeting on Aug. 23.
LANE COUNTY, Ore. -- The number of pregnant women being hospitalized in Lane County is spiking, health experts shared at Wednesday's Lane County Public Health COVID-19 update. Health officials brought in Misty Villalobos, a Registered Nurse at RiverBend Hospital, and Dr. Brooke Kyle, an OB-GYN at Women's Care in Springfield, for the meeting.
COVID-19 in pregnancy causes an increased risk of pre-term labor, Cesarean section and death. When the vaccine first came out, pregnant people were advised against it. However, that has changed. Dr. Brooke Kyle is an obstetrician-gynecologist in Eugene/Springfield. She’s distraught over the high incidence of hospitalization of pregnant people with...
EUGENE, Ore. -- The surge in COVID-19 cases is straining hospitals all over the state, including in our area. But now there's a new type of patient that's showing up in larger and larger numbers: children. According to the Oregon Health Authority, nearly 500 children in Oregon 5 years old...
EUGENE, Ore. – The three largest local governments in Lane County are not requiring employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19, but some have yet to rule out a mandate. Representatives of Eugene, Springfield and Lane County governments said vaccines are not currently required as a condition of employment. Meanwhile, the City of Portland announced this week employees must be vaccinated by Oct. 18 or face termination. Other cities such as Baltimore, Tucson and Cincinnati have announced similar mandates for employees.