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A Park County man is one of three Wyoming residents to have died in September due to complications associated with COVID-19. The individual was described as an older person with health conditions that could have put patients at higher risk for serious illness in connection to the coronavirus. He had not been hospitalized for treatment,…

Park County will be offering two drive-thru clinics – one in Powell and one in Cody – for everyone to receive their flu shots for the upcoming 2020 flu season. Usually held indoors at venues like the Cody Auditorium, this drive-thru model ensures that patients and medical staff remain as safe as possible from the…

The City of Cody has been allocated a grant of $1.6 million dollars – the maximum amount possible – to cover COVID-19 related expenses. The State of Wyoming received over a billion dollars in federal CARES Act funding from the federal government. Approximately $150 million dollars of that allocation was set aside for state governments,…

The Wyoming Business Council is closing applications for the COVID-19 Business Relief Program’s Relief and Mitigation funds at 5 pm, September 15. The Relief fund covers business losses associated with the pandemic, both COVID-19 and the state’s public health orders. It’s open to small businesses and non-profits with anywhere from one to 100 full-time employees…

Just four days into the school year, there’s a confirmed case of COVID-19 in Park County School District #6. The announcement was made Thursday by District Superintendent Peg Monteith on the Cody Public Schools, Cody Wyoming Park County #6 Facebook page. In accordance with the district’s reopening plan, Park County Public Health was notified immediately…

UPDATE (11:06 a.m.)  Superintendent Peg Monteith posted an update on the Cody Public Schools, Cody Wyoming Park County #6 Facebook page: “As expected, we had our first positive case of COVID-19. Our partners at Public Health contacted the school immediately and followed up with contact tracing. Within a few hours it was determined that no…

Wyoming officials announce four new COVID-19 deaths A Park County resident has died in an out-of-state long-term care facility in connection with the novel coronavirus, health officials say. Tuesday, the Wyoming Department of Health released details on four new deaths associated with the pandemic. Among the deceased was one from Park County – an older…

COVID-19 confirmed at Northwest College. Northwest College was notified of a confirmed case of COVID-19 in an unidentified person “within the campus community” sometime Monday night.  The individual afflicted has been notified, as has everyone deemed to be at risk due to contact with this particular person. Those people, according to a statement released by…

Old Faithful has a little bit of coronavirus. Yellowstone continues its thorough COVID-19 testing regimes for park staff and popular tourist spots. There have been 1,500 employee (asymptomatic) surveillance tests of the park’s staff since early June, with no positive results and nearly all of them negative. The others have results pending. Two employees of…

Commissioners cued county health officials with COVID queries. Yesterday, the Park County Commissioners questioned Park County Health Officer Dr. Aaron Billin and Public Health Nurse Manager Bill Crampton on all things COVID-19, hosting the meeting in person and over Skype. Everything from how long someone stays contagious (still to be determined) why Powell has the machine…


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