Missouri Baptist Sullivan Hospital welcomed the New Year’s Baby early on January 1, 2021.
Crawford County News
OFFICIAL SWEARING-IN – Crawford County officials who were elected to serve another four years were sworn into office by County Clerk John Martin (far right) on December 31. Pictured from left: Surveyor Mark Mueller, District #2 Commissioner Jared Boast, Coroner Darren Dake, Sheriff Darin Layman, District #1 Commissioner Rob Cummings, Public Administrator Franky Todd, Clerk Martin.
As of Tuesday, Crawford County is still high on the list for its COVID-19 infection rate. The county is ranked third in the state of Missouri with a per capita infection rate of 472.4 per 100,000 people. Wright and Madison counties were the only two to rank higher, with Wright posting a 503.0 infection rate and Madison at 496.4.
Following an announcement by Missouri Governor Mike Parson on December 30 that residents and staff members at nursing homes and long-term care facilities would soon be getting vaccines to protect against COVID-19, work has already begun to schedule vaccinations in Crawford County.
The Crawford County Commissioners held a meeting on Tuesday, December 29 where the commission discussed the possible need for personnel related to emergency management needs within the county.