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CCMSD considers incentives, no mandates

Crook County Medical Services District is looking to reward employees who get vaccinated for COVID-19 through an incentivization program funded by the state. Money has been set aside at the state level for this purpose, said CEO Micki Lyons, and so it will just be a matter of figuring out the best way to utilize it locally.

At last week’s meeting of the Board of Trustees, Chairman Mark Erickson questioned whether this will be an incentive or a requirement.

“It’s still a choice, right?” he asked.

Lyons was quick to confirm that this is, indeed, the case.

“Absolutely,” she said. “We will not for...