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Posted on: October 7, 2021

Traveling COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing Clinics Coming to Douglas County

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

October 7, 2021

 

Traveling Clinic Featuring COVID-19 Vaccines, Testing, Booster

Shots and Annual Flu Shots Coming to Douglas County

 

(Douglas County, Ore.) The Douglas County Board of Commissioners and Douglas Public Health Network (DPHN) in collaboration with Aviva Health, the City of Reedsport, Lower Umpqua Hospital District, the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) and Federal Emergency Management Agency – Region 10 are pleased to welcome a traveling COVID-19 vaccination and testing clinic to Douglas County that will offer drive-through COVID-19 vaccinations, COVID-19 PCR testing and COVID-19 booster/3rd vaccine dose for those who are eligible at locations in both Roseburg and Reedsport in the upcoming weeks.  Additionally, thanks the efforts of DPHN and Aviva Health, they will also have annual flu shots available.  

 

The Roseburg COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing Clinic will run from 11:00 am to 6:00 pm beginning on Sunday, October 10, 2021 and running through Friday, October 22, 2021*.  The drive-through clinic will be located in the parking lot (1530 NE Diamond Lake Blvd) at the corner of NE Fowler Street and Diamond Lake Blvd (Hwy 138), adjacent to the Roseburg Public Library in downtown Roseburg.  *Please note: The Roseburg clinic will be closed on Monday, October 11 and Monday, October 18.

 

The Reedsport COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing Clinic will run from 11:00 am to 6:00 pm beginning Tuesday, November 2, 2021 and will run through Sunday, November 7, 2021.  The drive-through clinic will be located on Fir Avenue adjacent to the Douglas County Courthouse Annex (680 Fir Avenue) in Reedsport.

 

“This effort complements the great work that our local COVID-19 Response Team, Douglas County Board of Commissioners, DPHN and our local health care community are already doing in making vaccinations available for all those who want them,” remarked Douglas County Commissioner, Tim Freeman.

 

The drive-through COVID-19 Mobile Vaccination and Testing Clinics will offer:

  • No pre-registration required.  Vaccinations and testing are provided on a first come-first served basis
  • Vaccines and testing are open to anyone 12-years-of-age and older.  Please note for residents ages 12 to 14, this will require a parent or guardian to accompany them and give written consent for the vaccine.  Under Oregon law, minors 15 years of age and older may consent to medical treatment, including vaccinations, when provided by a licensed medical professional; however, families are encouraged to make decisions about vaccinations together.
  • First and second doses of the Pfizer and Moderna Vaccines.
  • Single doses of Johnson and Johnson Vaccine.  
  • COVID-19 PCR testing.  This test is not a rapid test, and results will be returned in 3-4 business days. 
  • Pfizer COVID-19 Booster/3rd vaccine dose for eligible residents.  According to the CDC and OHA: People ages 65 and older, as well as people ages 18 to 64 with underlying health conditions or that work in occupations or in institutional settings that put them at higher risk of COVID-19 exposure and transmission are eligible for a booster/3rd vaccine dose.  These include: health care workers, first responders, firefighters, law enforcement, congregate care staff, teachers, school support staff, daycare workers, food/agriculture workers, manufacturing workers, corrections staff, U.S. Postal Service employees, public transit workers and grocery store workers.
  • Plus, we will have annual Flu Shots available. 

 

For more information about the upcoming traveling clinics, please call our Douglas County COVID-19 Hotline at (541) 464-6550. 

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