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Tiffany Eckert

Before summer ends, some of us might be thinking about how to squeeze in a trip somewhere. With COVID-19 still spreading across communities, health officials do not recommend travel. For those who must, here are some points to consider before hitting the road.

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PeaceHealth Oregon has adjusted the visitor policy in its hospitals and freestanding clinics. Now, patients who are neither COVID-19 suspect or positive, are allowed one visitor, or two—approved on a case-by-case basis.

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Health professionals say despite some reports to the contrary, they’ve not found any actual cases of the novel Coronavirus in Lane County. KLCC’s Tiffany Eckert reports on some preventative protocols in place at Sacred Heart RiverBend Medical Center in Springfield.

Tiffany Eckert

Lane County’s efforts-- to improve the overall health of its residents-- are paying off.  And community organizations plan to invest more in this initiative that came out of Obamacare.