Health and Wellness

County: Masking recommended

Lane County Public Health announced that due to sustained community transmission and a strained medical system, all community members in Lane County should mask up in indoor spaces. This recommendation follows Oregon Health Authority and Centers for Disease Control guidelines and is especially timely as thousands of visitors are in Lane County over the next several weeks for a variety of events, including the World Athletics Championships. “Quite frankly, we as a community are vulnerable,” said Senior Public Health Officer, D r. Patrick Luedtke. “Our medical system is currently strained, we have a significant influx of people . . .