COVID-19 concerns grow

Mask mandate requested

The CEO of Castle Rock Medical Center is urging the Green River City Council to draft and pass a mandate requiring people to wear masks in public places throughout Green River.

The request comes after Sweetwater County recorded its third COVID-19-related death and as contact tracing and testing efforts are being overwhelmed locally.

Bailie Dockter, CEO of the medical center, said the spread of COVID-19 in the community has been slow, but steadily increasing. The medical center is one of two facilities conducting COVID-19 tests in the county and as of Monday, conducted 1,945 tests. She said in...


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