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Progress (Or Not) In The Pandemic: COVID Q&A

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It's been said before, but bears repeating: from the beginning of the COVID pandemic, Jackson County had never had more than 600 new cases in a single week. That changed with the delta variant and the resurgence of the virus.

In the five weeks starting in late July, new cases set records four times, hitting 1,947 in the last full week of August.

Dr. Jim Shames, Jackson County Medical Director, is back to weekly Q&A sessions, as long as the danger remains high. Ask your question at 800-838-3760 or JX@jeffnet.org.

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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.