Health and Wellness

Omicron variant a ‘stubborn adversary’

Covid variants

With cases and hospitalizations forecast to peak in June, the Omicron variant has been dubbed a “stubborn adversary” to that of its predecessor as it spreads around the state. 

Dean Sidelinger, health officer and state epidemiologist at the Oregon Health Authority, last week highlighted the latest data trends, showing increased disease transmission and cases.

He relayed what no one wants to hear: we’re not done with Covid yet. 

“Our state and national trends all tell us significant disease transmission is occurring … These developments tell . . .