Due to a shortage of surgical technicians, Campbell County Health has partnered with a community college to help themCCH has struggled to fill these positions in the past, with the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic presenting additional challenges in attracting qualified staff. Elective surgeries, which were cancelled during the pandemic, are now being scheduled again. Students selected for the program will have tuition, books, and fees covered by CCH and will also receive a full-time salary during their time working in Gillette.
Daniel Bear lives in Kenilworth, Utah, a small community of around 200 people between Salt Lake City and Moab. Earlier this year, Bear suffered a…