CARES Act funding in question
CCMSD board questions whether funds can be used for construction
July 2, 2020
Whether CARES Act funding can be used to fund a new hospital and clinic in Crook County has been thrown into question. According to representatives from Crook County Medical Services District, it is now believed that the $1.25 billion directed to Wyoming cannot be used for capital construction – which means it cannot be applied to the cost of two new buildings.
“We found out that the COVID-19 CARES fund will not help with any costs so we have cut back on some expenses we had originally included,” reported Judy Hutchinson, chairman of the hospital foundation, in a statement read out by...