PSA: June 25, 2021 Vaccine Update

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June 25, 2021

                                     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Update Vaccine Information and Clinics


coos vax updatesCoos County continues to administer vaccines to anyone age 12 and over. 12 to 17 year olds can receive the Pfizer vaccine. Adults ages 18 + may choose from Pfizer, Moderna, or Johnson and Johnson vaccines. We have attached a list of vaccine sites and links to schedule an appointment.                                                                                                                                    Just a few days left to ‘Take Your Shot’ at winning up to $1 million in the state’s COVID-19 Vaccine Lottery! While most vaccinated Oregonians are entered automatically in the June 28 drawing, veterans and others who received their shots through the Federal VA Health Care System, on Tribal lands or out-of-state need to take an additional step to enter. For more information or to register, visit
We've heard some of you asking how often COVID-19 breakthrough cases occur, particularly with COVID-19 variants on the rise. We know the increase in variants is concerning, and it's natural to wonder if we're seeing a change in how effective vaccines are against them.


The good news is that authorized COVID-19 vaccines work exceptionally well to prevent infection from all currently identified variants. By June 11, 70 breakthrough cases had been associated with variants of concern and 11 with a single variant of interest. These numbers remain small when compared to the more than 1.85 million who had completed their COVID-19 vaccination series in Oregon by that date. For more information on breakthrough cases in


Data captured between March 1 and May 31 of this year shows that 98% of COVID-19 cases and 94% of COVID-19 associated deaths were among people who are not fully vaccinated.

Additional vaccine information can be found on our website at:


Dr. Eric Gleason MS Deputy Director Pronouns: He/Him/His

Coos Health & Wellness

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Vaccination Appointment Links

Please bring your medical insurance card with you to your appointments. If you do not have insurance you will not be turned away and there will be no cost for the vaccine.


Vaccine appointments for Coquille Valley Hospital, Southern Coos Hospital, Bay Area Hospital, and Coos Health & Wellness and Broadway Pharmacy can be scheduled here:                                                                                                                  or by calling        541-435-7553


Pfizer vaccine is available from in Coos County from some pediatricians and at certain sites for ages 12-17. Please read the information on the scheduler carefully to ensure that you are booking the appointment that you need.


Walk up clinics are held every Wednesday at the Coos Bay Farmers Market from 10:30am to 12:30pm in Downtown Coos Bay. Available vaccines are Johnson and Johnson vaccine or Pfizer vaccine.


Walk up clinic at 7 Devils Brewery on Sundays from 1pm to 3pm. This is dependent on weather conditions and could be cancelled last minute for adverse conditions.


North Bend Medical Center Please Call 541-266-1788


Coast Community Health Center OR 541-347-2529


Nova Health North Bend Clinic: OR 541-305-4224 option #2 Source: Coos Health & Wellness