As of February 10, 2022, more than 90 million people ages 12 years and older in the United States have received a COVID-19 booster dose. In Oregon, 59.3% of those eligible have received a booster dose. Only 42.5% of those eligible have received a booster dose in Malheur County, significantly lower than the state and national numbers.
Booster eligibility data for people ages 12 years and older are now available on COVID Data Tracker. See the data.
Booster doses, as well as first and second doses, are available at the Malheur County Health Department, 1108 SW 4th St., Ontario, every Wednesday from 8:30 to 4:30, free of charge, and with no appointment needed.
Booster doses are safe and effective, and work to help prevent severe illness and death in those infected with the the virus that causes COVID-19. If you love someone who is at high risk for severe illness or death, encourage them to seek out vaccination.