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The Biggest Wave Yet: COVID Q&A With Jackson, Douglas Counties

Physicians and nurses wear personal protective equipment while they attend to a COVID-19 patient in the ICU at Providence Cedars-Sinai Tarzana Medical Center in Tarzana, Calif. on December 18, 2020.
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Physicians and nurses wear personal protective equipment while they attend to a COVID-19 patient in an ICU.

The same day some media outlets reported a "leveling off" of COVID cases around the world, Jackson County broke another daily record for new cases (614 on August 25).

Oregon still looks good when compared with other states, but our corner of the state is getting hit hard.

Dr. Jim Shames, Jackson County Medical Director, is back to weekly Q&A sessions, as long as the danger remains high. He's joined this week by Dr. Bob Dannenhoffer, chief medical officer at the health agency in Douglas County.

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The Jefferson Exchange is Jefferson Public Radio's daily talk show focused on news and interests across our region of Southern Oregon and Northern California. Angela Decker is the senior producer, Nash Bennett is the assistant producer, and Geoffrey Riley hosts the show.