Crawford County Health Department issued a press release on January 21 about the upcoming availability of COVID-19 vaccine.
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Some area health agencies are beginning to vaccinate area residents for COVID-19, while local pharmacies have started taking applications from people who would like to get vaccinated.
Following several weeks with high counts, including one at the top spot in the state for its infection rate, Crawford County is reporting fewer positive COVID-19 cases and a correlating reduction in infection rate.
Crawford County will ask voters to renew two sales taxes in April. Two half-cent taxes will expire at the end of 2021 unless voters agree to extend them. One funds capital improvements on roads, bridges and road equipment, along with the courthouse, other county-owned property and ADA requirements. The second provides revenue for the county jail.
Additional drug trafficking charges have been filed against a Steelville man and Cuba woman by the Crawford County Prosecuting Attorney. The class A felony charges were filed on January 4 but stem from a November 2019 search involving the area drug task force at their Pear Tree Lane residence in Cuba. The two already face trafficking charges for another incident in late 2019 when law enforcement conducted three drug raids at their home in just a few weeks’ time.