EDITORIAL: Stay the course, stay home and Malheur County will get out of this

The playground equipment at Wadleigh Park in Vale is taped off to stem the spread of contamination. (Yadira Lopez/The Enterprise)

The grumbling about staying home and avoiding groups was to be expected. In a rural area such as Malheur County, personal contact is keenly important. Yet, despite the disruption, it appears that the community is saving lives and sparing our medical professionals by observing state restrictions.

We need to keep it up – and do even better.

We get it. People are cooped up at home. You’re probably spending more “quality time” than customary with your family. Many of you can’t go to work either because there is no job or it’s required to work at home. Taking a trip to a friend’s barbecue in the next county is frowned upon.

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