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There’s been a change in the state’s public health restrictions for Wyoming’s hair salons and barbershops – there aren’t any restrictions anymore. Governor Gordon and the Wyoming Department of Health have released the latest amendments to the state’s public health orders. As COVID-19 cases and deaths decrease across Wyoming, the restrictions on Wyomingites day-to-day lives…

After seven months of a vital and valued service, Cody Regional Health feels the current COVID-19 situation merits a safe stop to testing at the Rodeo Grounds. Cody Regional Health announced the closure of drive-thru testing at the Cody Stampede Rodeo Grounds on Wednesday. Starting next week, there will be no testing offered Tuesday and…

How long will Wyoming residents be mandated to wear a mask? According to the governor, an end may be in sight. While the state’s public health orders are slowly being eased back, there is still a statewide mask mandate in place. Governor Mark Gordon enacted the mandate in early December when COVID-19 cases were reaching…

Sub-zero temperatures are closing COVID drive-thru testing, and Cody Regional Health may keep it closed until the weather get a little bit warmer. Cody Regional Health announced the temporary closure of their testing booth on both Tuesday and Thursday of this week due to the freezing temperatures anticipated. “Our team is having a difficult time…

Cody residents are no longer “stampeding” to the Rodeo Grounds for COVID tests, so Cody Regional is cutting an hour of testing that isn’t needed anymore. Effective Tuesday, Feb. 2, the hours for the COVID-19 drive-thru testing at the Cody Stampede Rodeo Grounds are being changed: 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays. The…

Park County is slowly getting vaccinated against COVID-19 – but what are the numbers? With a new year and a new presidential administration, the efforts to control and conclude the global COVID-19 pandemic continue. Park County still struggles with case numbers and deaths, but vaccines are making an impact where it’s needed most. Park County…

A Teton County man tested positive for the variant COVID-19 virus strain, state and local health officials said.

High-risk individuals can now receive the Pfizer vaccine from Park County Public Health thru a simple three-step process. From the moment a COVID-19 vaccine was announced, plans were made to administer it in a phased approach. Priority was given to people at the highest risk of transmission, primarily frontline healthcare workers. As of Jan. 5,…

Governor Mark Gordon has announced a return to normal operating hours for bars and restaurants, praising the response by Wyomingites that has resulted in a decline in COVID-19 hospitalizations around the state. On January 9, bars and restaurants can resume onsite consumption from 10 pm to 5 am. The updates to health orders also allow…

Things will begin easing their way back to normal – for now. Governor Mark Gordon has released the latest amendments to Wyoming’s public health orders, now in its 19th iteration since they were first imposed on March 13, 2020. The changes, which take effect Saturday, Jan. 9, means that many local entities can literally start…


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