The Friday Show

Melorie Begay

On The Friday Show this week, Doctor Patrick Luedtke, Senior Public Health Officer with Lane County answers listener questions about the coronavirus vaccine, masks, and more. He also talks about "break-through" cases of Covid-19 among those who've been vaccinated, cases at local schools, the vaccine-rollout, and new variants of coronavirus.  

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Rachael McDonald

On this week's Friday Show we spoke with Lane Education Service District Superintendent Tony Scurto about vaccination efforts among public school teachers and staff and about school plans for returning to in-person learning. And Dr. Patrick Luedtke with Lane County Public Health shared updates on coronavirus numbers, vaccine availability and took listener questions. 

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On this week's Friday show, we heard from Douglas County Public Health Officer Dr. Bob Dannenhoffer and Lane County Public Health Officer Dr. Patrick Luedtke. 

They updated us on vaccine distribution, infection numbers, and more. They also answered listener questions. 

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Melorie Begay

On this week's Friday Show on KLCC we discuss the distribution of COVID-19 vaccine, case numbers, and what it will take to get to herd immunity. KLCC's Rachael McDonald is joined by Lane County Public Health Dr. Patrick Luedtke. 

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On this week's Friday show, Lane County Public Health's COVID response Incident Commander Steve Adams and Lane County Senior Public Health Officer Dr. Patrick Luedtke speak with KLCC's Rachael McDonald about the vaccine rollout. 


Rachael McDonald

Hear a conversation with two Eugene doctors who participated in the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine trials.


Melorie Begay

Oregon hit yet another grim milestone on Friday. The Oregon Health Authority reports that we’ve surpassed 100,000 cases of COVID-19 statewide. The death toll across the state is 1,304. Here in Lane County, as of Friday, Dec. 18, we have 6,028 cases and 80 people have died.

Melorie Begay

On this week's show, Dr. Luedtke talks about how Lane County hospitals are doing with the surge in COVID-19 cases. He also answers listener questions about the vaccine, testing, and more. 


Melorie Begay

On this week's show, we ask Dr. Patrick Luedtke, Lane County Senior Public Health Officer, about the governor's two-week freeze, the surge in cases of COVID-19 in Oregon and locally, masks, and when to get tested. 

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Melorie Begay

This Friday at 3:30, we'll again have Lane County Chief Medical Officer Dr. Patrick Luedtke in the KLCC studios to answer your questions about COVID-19. We'll discuss more good news about the vaccine, how the governor's two-week freeze may help to curb the spikes in COVID-19 in Oregon, and more. 

Melorie Begay

On this week's show, Dr. Patrick Luedtke, Lane County's Chief Medical Officer, answers listener questions about the safety of vaccines, how they'll be distributed, administered, and how soon we can resume "normal" life. Meanwhile, due to the huge numbers of new cases of COVID-19 in the state, Oregon Gov. Kate Brown has announced new restrictions including limits on social gatherings. 

Melorie Begay

There was promising news this week on one of the many vaccines being developed for Covid-19. This Friday at 3:30 we’ll talk about vaccines with Lane County Public health’s Doctor Patrick Luedtke. 

Melorie Begay

On this week's show, Lane County Public Health's Senior Health Officer Dr. Patrick Luedtke talks with KlCC's Rachael McDonald about travel, how to quarantine at home, the effectiveness of masks, and more. 

Melorie Begay

Listen back to KLCC's Friday show with Dr. Patrick Luedtke with Lane County Public Health. We talked about testing, contact tracing, and who would be able to get a vaccine once it's available. 

Melorie Begay

Lane County Senior Public Health Officer Dr. Patrict Luedtke joins KLCC's Rachael McDonald to answer listener questions about COVID-19 in our community. Hear advice on what to do if your workplace isn't observing social distancing and mask-wearing, flu-shots, and planning ahead for Thanksgiving.