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Fair variance approved for up to 750 spectators at grandstand events

By KARLA POMEROY Editor WORLAND - The variance for the Washakie County Fair for outdoor gatherings has been approved by State Health Officer Dr. Alexia Harrist. The board sought a variance to the... Full story

 

State Notified of Uinta County Coronavirus-Related Death

A Uinta County man who died recently in another state has been added to Wyoming’s total number of deaths related to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), according to the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH). The adult man had health conditions... Full story

 

Extension of Current Public Health Orders Continues Through August 15

CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Governor Mark Gordon has announced that Wyoming’s current public health orders will remain in place through August 15 as cases of COVID-19 continue to rise in the state. “It is important for all of us to remain vigilant as we... Full story

 

Another Sweetwater County Coronavirus-Related Death Confirmed

A Sweetwater County woman identified previously 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 older woman had health conditions known to put... Full story

 
 By Greg Johnson    COVID-19    July 16, 2020

Gordon frustrated by 'cavalier' coronavirus attitudes

GILLETTE - As some vocal Wyoming residents continue to lose patience with and push back against any and all coronavirus-related public health measures, it's clear Gov. Mark Gordon also is frustrated.... Full story

 

Campbell County Coronavirus-Related Death Announced

July 22, 2020 The Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) is announcing the death of a Campbell County woman identified previously as one of the state’s laboratory-confirmed cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The older female did not have... Full story

 

Department of Health advises public of possible exposure during services last weekend

WORLAND — Father Robert Rodgers of St. Mary Magdalen Catholic Church in Worland announced on Facebook, confirming information “through the grapevine” that he tested positive for COVID-19 on Monday, July 6. Rodgers was Washakie County’s 35th... Full story

 

COVID-19 tracking app available in Wyoming

CHEYENNE (WNE) — A free mobile app designed to help with COVID-19 contact tracing will now be available in Wyoming, Gov. Mark Gordon announced Wednesday. The Care19 Diary app, which was launched in North Dakota and South Dakota in April, keeps reco... Full story

 
 By Tom Coulter    COVID-19    July 2, 2020

State releases initial guidance for fall reopening of K-12 schools

CHEYENNE — Lunch in classrooms, widespread hand sanitizer stations and face coverings are just a few of the features Wyoming students can expect to see if the state’s schools return to in-person instruction this fall. The Wyoming Department of Ed... Full story

 

Laramie County Death Added to Coronavirus-Related State Total

A Laramie County man identified previously as a laboratory-confirmed case of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has died, according to the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH). The newly announced death involves an adult man with no apparent health... Full story

 
 By Tom Hallberg    COVID-19    July 2, 2020

Jackson man pulls through 88-day battle with coronavirus

JACKSON - Eighty-eight days. That's how long Anthony Parker spent in the hospital. He first felt sick with symptoms that didn't mirror a typical cold or flu on March 30. "The last thing I remember, I... Full story

 

Public health orders remain unchanged as COVID-19 case numbers increase

CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Wyoming’s current public health orders will be extended through July 15 as the number of cases of COVID-19 in the state continues to steadily increase, Governor Mark Gordon announced Monday, June 29, 2020. Twenty-five percent of... Full story

 

2 additional COVID-19 related deaths reported from Worland Healthcare outbreak

Two Coronavirus-Related Deaths Added in Wyoming Two more residents of the Worland Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center, who were listed previously as laboratory-confirmed cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) have died, according to a press re... Full story

 

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

 

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