Governor, health experts brace Oregonians for a serious impact from Omicron by February

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown told Oregonians on Friday, Dec. 17, to expect a troubling surge with the Omicron variant of Covid. (Ron Cooper/Oregon Capital Chronicle)

In the past week, the Covid-19 outlook for Oregon shifted dramatically, with the state now facing the prospect of having the highest surge yet of infections and hospitalizations.

A new forecast by Oregon Health & Science University indicates that more than . . .

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