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CCMSD to apply for grant to fund hospital remodel

Crook County Medical Services District (CCMSD) will move ahead with a capital construction grant application for American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding on the basis that you can’t turn down money that isn’t offered to you.

“We can’t decline money if we don’t apply for it,” said CEO Micki Lyons as she made the suggestion, informing the Board of Trustees that two types of grant are available and the capital construction option offers up to $10 million with identical matching funds required.

The deadline is coming up in August, so Lyons requested board permission to move ahead with the applicati...