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July 7, 2021

‘To protect my loved ones’

Scotta youth worker from the Warm Springs Reservation, says, “There’s hope out there with this vaccination.”  Check out this video where Scott shares his #MyVaccineReason:

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Preparing to evacuate due to wildfire risk

We know hearing about a nearby wildfire can be frightening. Understanding what to do to increase your safety can help address that fear.  

Whether you decide to evacuate or are asked to evacuate by state or local authorities, evacuate safely.  

Be sure to bring:  

  • An emergency food and water supply.  
  • An emergency medicine supply. Make a plan to keep medications that need refrigeration cold.  
  • Emergency power sources for medical devices and flashlights (don’t forget extra batteries).  
  • Safety and personal items, including a face covering and hand sanitizer to protect against COVID. Remember: face coverings do not protect against wildfire smoke.  
  • Important documents, including medical documents, proof of vaccination, wills, passports and personal identification.  

Are you traveling by car? Reduce smoke in your vehicle by closing your windows and vents and running your car’s air conditioner in recirculate mode. Plan a safe route at Trip Check 

Level 1: Get ready. Prepare yourself, monitor situation, pack. Level 2: Be set to evacuate at a moment’s notice. Level 3: Go! Leave immediately.

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Oregon reports 273 new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases, 6 new deaths

CORRECTION: The July 6 press release was updated to include cumulative case counts from the weekend and observed July 5 holiday. Future press releases following a weekend or holiday will include all newly reported data.  

There are six new COVID-19 related death in Oregon, raising the state’s death toll to 2,788 the Oregon Health Authority reported at 12:01 a.m. today. 

Oregon Health Authority reported 273 new confirmed and presumptive cases of COVID-19 as of 12:01 a.m. today, bringing the state total to 209,764. 

Vaccinations in Oregon 

Today, OHA reported that 8,632 new doses of COVID-19 vaccinations were added to the state immunization registry. Of this total, 5,082 doses were administered on July 6 and 3,550 were administered on previous days but were entered into the vaccine registry on July 6. Cumulative daily totals can take several days to finalize. 

The seven-day running average is now 5,535 doses per day. 

Oregon has now administered 2,556,310 first and second doses of Pfizer, 1,750,025 first and second doses of Moderna and 171,589 single doses of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines. 

As of today, 2,416,671 people have had at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine and 2,211,237 people have completed a COVID-19 vaccine series. 

To date, 2,965,545 doses of Pfizer, 2,240,820 doses of Moderna and 299,100 doses of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines have been delivered to sites across Oregon. 

These data are preliminary and subject to change. 

Updated vaccination data are provided on Oregon’s COVID-19 data dashboards and have been updated today. 

Cases and deaths 

The new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases reported today are in the following counties: Baker (1), Benton (5), Clackamas (28), Clatsop (5), Columbia (7), Coos (6), Crook (5), Deschutes (9), Douglas (7), Grant (1), Harney (1), Hood River (1), Jackson (11), Jefferson (2), Josephine (5), Klamath (11), Lane (12), Lincoln (4), Linn (9), Marion (37), Morrow (2), Multnomah (27), Polk (9), Tillamook (2), Umatilla (18), Union (7), Wallowa (1), Washington (30), Yamhill (10). 

Oregon’s 2,783rd COVID-19 death is a 49-year-old woman from Jefferson County who tested positive on June 15 and died on July 3 at St. Charles Bend Hospital. She had underlying conditions. 

Oregon’s 2,784th COVID-19 death is a 41-year-old man from Hood River County who tested positive on July 2 and died on July 4; location of death is being confirmed. He had underlying conditions. 

Oregon’s 2,785th COVID-19 death is an 87-year-old man from Lane County who tested positive on June 14 and died on July 3 at PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center Riverbend. He had underlying conditions. 

Oregon’s 2,786th COVID-19 death is a 52-year-old man from Josephine County who tested positive on June 18 and died on July 5 at Rogue Valley Medical Center. He had underlying conditions. 

Oregon’s 2,787th COVID-19 death is a 64-year-old man from Marion County who tested positive on April 24 and died on June 29 at Salem Hospital. He had underlying conditions. 

Oregon’s 2,788th COVID-19 death is an 83-year-old woman from Umatilla County who tested positive on June 18 and died on July 2 at Providence St. Mary Medical Center. She had underlying conditions. 

COVID-19 hospitalizations 

The number of hospitalized patients with COVID-19 across Oregon is 106, which is 19 fewer than yesterday. There are 31 COVID-19 patients in intensive care unit (ICU) beds, which is two more than yesterday. 

The total number of patients in hospital beds may fluctuate between report times. The numbers do not reflect admissions per day, nor the length of hospital stay. Staffing limitations are not captured in this data and may further limit bed capacity. 

Learn more about COVID-19 vaccinations   

To learn more about the COVID-19 vaccine situation in Oregon, visit our webpage (English or Spanish), which has a breakdown of distribution and other information.