The Douglas County COVID-19 Response team reported 10 new cases Sunday and 11 new cases Monday.
There were no new deaths reported.
The Oregon Health Authority reported 799 new cases Sunday and 666 new cases Monday.
The state reported three new deaths Monday and one new death Sunday.
The Oregon Health Authority reported the state continues to meet its 12,000 vaccinations per day goal. To date, 216,925 vaccinations have been given. In Douglas County, 2,349 people have been vaccinated so far.
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Douglas County also operates a COVID-19 hotline at 541-464-6550.
The county is working to increase the number of vaccinators that will be able to get people vaccinated.
“(W)e encourage you to contact your Doctor, Physician, Family Practitioner or the Medical Office you frequent and encourage them to sign up as a vaccinator, so you can possibly go to them for the vaccine once it is available,” the response team said in a press release.
The vaccinations are still being given only to members of priority group 1a, which includes health care workers, first responders and nursing home residents and staff.
The state plans to move next to offering vaccinations to teachers, possibly as early as Jan. 25. After that, possibly by Feb. 8, people 80 and older will be eligible to receive the vaccination. Seniors younger than 80 will become eligible in a series of age-based waves after that.
The speed with which the supply of vaccines will become available to fill the demand remains unknown.
“While we are seeing high local demand for the vaccine, unfortunately the supply chain of vaccines has not caught up to the current demand. We continue to submit requests to OHA daily for more vaccines to be sent to Douglas County, so we can move forward with vaccinations for everyone that is eligible,” the response team said.
Six county residents are currently hospitalized with the illness, five locally and one out of the area. Douglas Public Health Network is supporting 513 people who are in isolation with the illness or quarantining because they’ve had contact with an infected person.