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Pandemic still active in county

Cases milder at this time

The COVID-19 pandemic may have been on the down-low over the last few months, but it certainly isn’t gone. According to CEO Micki Lyons of the Crook County Medical Services District, the virus is still cropping up in the local community.

“We’ve seen some positive employees and also some positive in the community,” she told the board of trustees at last week’s regular meeting.

However, Lyons noted last week that this doesn’t seem to be having an impact on the community level system used by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) to indicate the prevalence of COVID-19 in an individual county. On t...