Hospital still overwhelmed
COVID-related cases continue to tax local healthcare workers
September 9, 2021
Crook County Memorial Hospital is still dealing with high numbers of serious COVID-19 cases. Little has changed since a sudden influx of patients began arriving just over a week ago, according to CEO Micki Lyons of Crook County Medical Services District.
“Things have not changed significantly since last week. We continue to have numerous ER visits that are COVID-19 related, as well as admissions,” she says.
Hospitalizations across Wyoming have risen fast over the last couple of weeks. From around 40 per day in June, the total number of people in hospital due to COVID-19 reached a recent...