News and Media: Disaster 4499

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Press Releases & Fact Sheets


Central Point, Ore. – Over the last month, 22 FEMA Corps members have been supporting Oregon’s vaccination efforts at the Jackson County Vaccine Equity Center at the Expo.  

Assigned to serve as greeters, traffic control, data entry, and community outreach staff, the FEMA Corps members are supporting the goals of equity, access, and partnership in providing vaccines. 

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FEMA is providing financial assistance for funeral expenses from COVID-19 deaths, provided the expenses were incurred after January 20, 2020, and have not been reimbursed by other financial sources.
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Central Point, Ore. – A mobile vaccination unit that can administer up to 250 doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine per day is operating throughout Jackson County, Oregon. The vaccines are free and available for anyone 16 years of age or older.

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BOTHELL, Wash. – In March when COVID-19 vaccines first became available to Jackson County’s grocery store employees, Bob Ames, General Manager of Sherm’s Thurnderbird Markets, wanted to offer his 600 employees a convenient option to get inoculated as quickly as possible. Ames brought vaccinators directly to three of the Southern Oregon grocery chain’s stores. Ames was surprised when only 50-60 employees took advantage of the in-store vaccination clinic.

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BOTHELL, Wash. –  The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) awarded $5,317,675 million in federal funding to the Oregon Department of Human Services (DHS) for emergency protective measures taken in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. FEMA provides this funding at 100 percent federal cost share.

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Oregon; FEMA-4499-DR

Report on Preliminary Damage Assessment (PDA) information for FEMA-4499-DR; Oregon as a result of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic beginning on January 20, 2020, and continuing.