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Cover up: Oregon calls for indoor masks, avoiding events as Christmas looms

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The Oregon Health Authority and some doctors are telling people, including children, to wear masks again indoors during the Christmas holiday season citing recent rises in COVID-19, influenza and RSV cases.

The state’s top epidemiologist said Thursday, Dec. 8 the COVID-19 pandemic “is not over” and some doctors are instructing Oregonians to keep children away from “crowded indoor places” including stores and parties as Christmas and other holidays approach.