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Former Worland Healthcare and Rehab resident dies in Montana

Wyoming’s Coronavirus-Related Death Tally Grows Another Wyoming resident listed previously as a laboratory-confirmed coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) case from Fremont County has died, according to the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH). The... Full story


COVID death reported from Natrona County facility

Coronavirus-Related Death Reported from Natrona County A resident of a Natrona County long-term care facility previously identified as one of Wyoming’s laboratory-confirmed cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has died, according to the... Full story


Fremont County Coronavirus-Related Death Announced Friday night

The Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) is announcing the death of another Fremont County resident previously identified as one of Wyoming’s laboratory-confirmed cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The older woman had been hospitalized... Full story


COVID-19-Related Death Announced from Fremont County Sunday night

An additional Fremont County resident counted earlier as one of Wyoming’s laboratory-confirmed cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has died, according to the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH). The WDH reported Sunday, May 31, 2020, that... Full story


Latest COVID death was resident at Worland senior living facility

A Washakie County resident previously identified as one of Wyoming’s laboratory-confirmed coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases has died, the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) reported in a press release on Thursday, May 21.. The older man was... Full story


Flags be flown at half staff statewide this weekend for COVID victims

Governor orders flags be flown at half staff statewide until May 24 in honor of the victims of the novel coronavirus pandemic CHEYENNE, Wyo. - Governor Mark Gordon, pursuant to President Donald... Full story


WDH reports on May 27 3rd COVID related death from Worland facility

Additional Coronavirus-Related Nursing Home Death Reported An additional death associated with a Washakie County long-term care facility facing an outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has been reported on Wednesday, May 27, 2020,... Full story


Governor Gordon expresses disappointment that Wyoming's 6 largest rodeos are cancelled in 2020

Governor stands with event organizers to support their decision CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon and representatives from the state’s largest rodeos announced Wednesday, May 27, 2020, in a press release, that six of Wyoming’s large... Full story


Wings Across Wyoming - Salute to Healthcare Heroes planned for this Friday

CHEYENNE — The Wyoming Air National Guard’s 153rd Airlift Wing will be conducting an aerial salute to the health care professionals on the frontlines in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. On Friday, May 15, the Air National Guard will... Full story


Department Offers Testing Update, Advice for Wyoming

The Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) is encouraging residents with COVID-19 symptoms to get tested to help prevent further spread and outbreaks, but to also be aware of different types of testing and what they may or may not be able to reveal. Dr.... Full story

 By Tom Coulter    COVID-19    May 14, 2020

Gov. urges caution as businesses open more

CHEYENNE – With some statewide public health orders being eased at the end of the week, Gov. Mark Gordon asked the public Wednesday to be careful as the state’s economy begins to reopen. The three updated statewide orders, set to take effect... Full story

 By SETH KLAMANN    COVID-19    May 14, 2020

Natrona County dismantling coronavirus response operations

CASPER – Various structures put in place in Natrona County to respond to the novel coronavirus are being dismantled and put on standby as the disease appears to have slowed here and the state continues to loosen restrictions on everyday life.... Full story


Wyoming Supreme Court relaxes some restrictions, extends COVID-19 emergency orders to August 3, 2020

The Chief Justice of the Wyoming Supreme Court, Michael K. Davis, today entered an Order extending to August 3, 2020, the Court’s temporary plan to address Covid-19 health risks. The Order allows for some loosening of the restrictions on in-person... Full story


Wyoming's Coronavirus-Related Death Count Increases

A Fremont County resident previously identified as one of Wyoming’s laboratory-confirmed coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases has died, according to the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH). The newly confirmed death involves an older... Full story


March, April Coronavirus-Related Deaths Added to Wyoming Total

The following is a press release received from the Wyoming Department of Health on Monday, May 18, in regards to the two new deaths on Wyoming's COVID-19 death total. Deaths of two Wyoming residents that occurred in March and April have been added... Full story


Fremont County resident dies from COVID-19 WDH announces May 20

Wyoming’s Coronavirus-Related Death Count Addition Announced Another Fremont County resident previously identified as a laboratory-confirmed coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) case in Wyoming has died, the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH)... Full story

 By Karla Pomeroy    COVID-19    May 7, 2020

Grocery store handles pandemic changes in stride

WORLAND - Worland's grocery store, like many stores across the state and country have faced many challenges with the COVID-19 pandemic, but Blair's Super Market store director Brandon Yule said his st...

 By Seth Romsa    COVID-19    May 7, 2020

County facilities open as Health Alert downgraded to Level 2 status

WORLAND — The Washakie County commissioners met Friday afternoon, May 1, with department heads via teleconference and at the Washakie County Fairgrounds to discuss reducing the Level 3 health status that was in place currently on county...



CHEYENNE – The 65th Wyoming Legislature will convene for a two-day special legislative session beginning on May 15 at 8 a.m. The purpose of the special session is to address immediate needs of the... Full story


Restrictions ease under new orders, Governor allocates $17 million in CARES Act funding to expand COVID-19 testing and health response

CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Governor Mark Gordon has announced that updated public health orders effective May 15 will ease restrictions on several business categories and permit restaurants to resume indoor table service statewide. The Governor has also... Full story

 By Seth Romsa    COVID-19    April 30, 2020

Worland to continue with adaptive learning

WORLAND – Superintendent David Nicholas and the Worland school board announced that Washakie County School District (WCSD) No. 1 intends to finish the school year, unless directed otherwise from the state, on their current adaptive learning plan. T... Full story


County to follow state guidelines: State to allow gyms, personal care services to open Friday

WORLAND — Washakie County will follow the state guidelines regarding easing restrictions on businesses and gatherings. Washakie County Health Officer Dr. Ed Zimmerman, during a question and answer session on Facebook, said he had received several... Full story


Patient flow, triage and COVID-19 risk reduction at local clinics

WORLAND – Much remains unclear about the novel coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19), with interrelated questions still unanswered about its means of transmission and degree of transmissibility, its actual prevalence in the community and its lethality. One... Full story


State Parks To Open Camping to Residents May 15

Wyoming State Parks will partially reopen to camping for Wyoming residents beginning May 15. State Parks has remained open to day-use recreation but closed to camping due to the COVID-19 pandemic. “The busy camping season unofficially starts... Full story


Where to find cloth face masks and how to make them

CHEYENNE – As Wyomingites prepare to slowly start venturing out more in public again, wearing protective masks will be a big part of ensuring that COVID-19 doesn’t spread any further. Dr. Alexia Harrist, Wyoming’s state health officer, said at... Full story


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