Just under half of Sandy area's population has undergone vaccination
As of Friday, May 28, 8,153 people or 43.1% of the total population in the Sandy ZIP code of 97055 have been fully vaccinated. That said, the same ZIP code has reported 1,098 COVID-19 cases or 6,328.5 cases per 100,000 people this past week.
Vaccination rates vary greatly in the communities closest to Sandy. Here are the standings of the neighboring communities:
• Welches (ZIP code 97067): 1,258 people of the 1,745 population are vaccinated, with 72.1% vaccination rate.
• Rhododendron/Zig Zag (ZIP code 97049): 801 people of the 1,647 population are vaccinated, with a 48.6% vaccination rate.
• Boring area (ZIP code 97009): 3,943 people of the 8,603 population are vaccinated, with a 45.8% vaccination rate.
• Boring area (ZIP code 97089): 6,301 people of the 13,765 population are vaccinated, with a 45.8% vaccination rate.
While several counties were moved to lower risk restrictions, including Multnomah County, because they achieved a vaccination rate of at least 65% of residents 18 and older (with at least one dose), Clackamas County remains in high risk until at least June 3.
On May 28, 219,694 people in Clackamas County had received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, accounting for 5,151 people per 10,000 vaccinated, of the total population of the county of 426,515. Thus far the area of Clackamas County with the highest vaccination rate, 79.4%, is the area of ZIP codes 97034 and 97036, which contain Lake Oswego and West Linn.
Statewide, the Oregon Health Authority reported on May 26 that "Oregon continues to make progress toward the statewide goal to have 70% of adults (age 18 and above) vaccinated, which would allow the state to lift the current risk metrics. The 70% target is based on CDC vaccination data, which is more comprehensive in scope, and captures vaccine doses administered by federal entities — such as the Veterans Administration — that are not reflected on OHA's vaccine dashboard."
By May 28, 51.7% in Oregon were at least partially vaccinated, with 9.7% vaccinations in progress and 42% vaccinations completed.
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