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Vaxes, variants, and more in this week's COVID Q&A

Aug. 19, 2021: Karla Mayorga, RN, tends to a patient. Every person who was in this intensive care unit at Oregon Health and Science University in Portland was critically ill with COVID-19.
Aug. 19, 2021: Karla Mayorga, RN, tends to a patient. Every person who was in this intensive care unit at Oregon Health and Science University in Portland was critically ill with COVID-19.

It surprised no one in public health to see an uptick in reported cases of COVID-19 after Thanksgiving.

For one thing, the people who sought tests, reported the results, and counted the findings generally took the holiday off. Plus, there's reason to believe holiday gatherings may have bumped up the cases a bit.

Dr. Jim Shames, Jackson County Medical Director, joins us for weekly Q&A sessions. Ask your question at 800-838-3760 or JX@jeffnet.org.

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