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The year in review

A look back at major local events during the year of 2022


Life had almost returned to normal by the beginning of 2022 after almost two full years of the COVID-19 pandemic. However, the danger was still not over, as a new and more infectious strain that came to be known as Omicron began to dominate new infections.

Crook County Medical Services District (CCMSD) implemented a new policy requiring staff be vaccinated to comply with the federal mandate upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court and tightened its visitation policy to protect patients and residents of the Long Term Care unit.

Crook County School District (CCSD) meanwhile began to implement it...