Covid cases level; teen suicide on the rise

The Lane County Board of Health and Board of Commissioners on Tuesday, May 3 discussed ongoing health crises in Lane County: the Covid pandemic and the sucide rate among children. 

PublicHealth manager Dr. Jocelyn Warren and Eve Gray, director of Health and Human Services for Lane County, led the group through a detailed presentation on Lane County’s COVID-19 response and recovery. 

Gray walked listeners through the numbers, reporting that our “seven-day rate,” meaning the average number of new cases in a given week, was “135.3 new cases . . .