Lane County

‘Tridemic’ not holiday threat, yet 

For the better part of two years, people in our community were isolated. Children didn’t go to school, parents worked from home, and public events were canceled and postponed in an effort to keep people from getting sick.

And that may have been effective, but now another problem has arisen. 

With the holidays approaching, respiratory illness cases are suspected to rise. But this year, influenza, Covid, and RSV pose a possible trifecta of illness threat to Lane County: and our immune systems are not prepared.

“Our immune systems are very naive . . .