Busting the virus myths
Crook County Public Health responds to common COVID-19 misunderstandings
April 2, 2020
The global pandemic is unprecedented in living memory and, as with most new things, has caused plenty of misunderstandings and myths. The Emergency Operations Center (EOC) for Crook County, which is staffed by Becky Tinsley and Melanie Wilmer of Public Health and Ed Robinson, Emergency Management Coordinator, is here to separate the facts from the fiction.
Myth: It’s still ok to gather in groups if you’re careful
Truth: The EOC has heard this is still happening across the county. The state orders prohibiting this stand until April 17, no matter whether the gathering is private or in pub...