COVID-19

If you want to avoid COVID-19, avoid large gatherings. The Park County Incident Management Team released a statement this week regarding the surge and rapid spread of COVID-19 cases in our county. The tone is urgent – we can stop the spread and get a handle on the virus if we consciously act now. You…

Park County’s COVID count continues to crawl upward. The COVID-19 counter in Park County continues to be rising at a fairly alarming rate. The last update from Park County Health Officer Dr. Aaron Billin laid it out in fairly simple numbers: 32 lab confirmed cases (with 8 new cases in 48 hours) plus 5 probable…

6 cases in 48 hours. Park County Health Officer Dr. Aaron Billin shared more details on the alarming uptick in Park County cases of COVID-19. On Monday and Tuesday, 6 new cases were confirmed at Powell Valley Health Care. In this case, all the cases make up a single cluster, and all are related to…

One more case and more information on Cody’s COVID conundrum. Park County Health Officer Dr. Aaron Billin has confirmed another new case of COVID-19 in Cody, this time in an adult female resident. The case was confirmed at Powell Valley Healthcare yesterday. But these is a common thread between most of these cases. Of the…

It’s in Cody. This morning, Park County Public Health Officer Dr. Aaron Billin confirmed that a third Cody man has tested positive for COVID-19 at Powell Valley Healthcare. This means there are now 3 active COVID-19 cases in Cody, and two more active cases in Powell – 5 active cases in Park County as of…

The Cody Rec Center is offering a solution for pre-pandemic members. At this time, the Rec Center is only open to members in order to reduce the number of people using the facility at any given time to just Cody residents. Now, one outstanding question has been answered. During their meeting this week, the Cody…

The Bureau of Land Management has a Memorial Day message – stay safe this weekend. A statement on behalf of the BLM was releases yesterday asking everyone to enjoy the nation’s public lands during the holiday, but to come prepared, be flexible, and respect others as well as natural and cultural resources on public lands.…

Cody has passed the poop test. One of the latest tools in the fight against COVID-19 is wastewater testing – using raw sewage as a indicator of whether is present in our community. Cody recently purchased a $10 thousand dollar Teledyne ISCO 6712C Compact Portable Sampler to accomplish this goal, sending the samples to the…

25 is the new 10. That’s the limit of persons allowed in certain venues, as part of the easing of restrictions announced by Governor Gordon. Effective today – May 15th – movie and performance theaters, opera houses, concert halls, and music halls may operate with more than 25 people in attendance, provided they observe the…

WYDOT has resumed their driver license road tests. As more of the state’s public health orders are relaxed and allow for things to return to normal, WYDOT announced that they will be offering non-commercial driver license road test by appointment only, starting this week. The locations offering these tests are Cody, Casper, Cheyenne, Gillette, Jackson,…


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