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Hospital district tallies relief funds

The time has come for Crook County Medical Services District (CCMSD) to tally up the relief funds it has spent to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic. The district is set to benefit to the tune of $2.2 million from the Provider Relief Funds (PRF), which were distributed to the district through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HSS) funds around 18 months ago.

CEO Micki Lyons explained to the board that three different phases of money were sent out, intended for nursing homes, clinics, acute care and testing. However, she said, this was done with “virtually no guidance” as to how it co...

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