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As the number of COVID-19 cases in Cody stays low, Cody Regional Health is altering some of its protocols enacted to keep residents safe during the pandemic. As 2021 progresses, COVID-19 seems like a thing of the past to many Cody residents. While a small surge is occurring nationally, the local COVID climate has stayed…

The latest COVID-19 related death in Park County is a reminder that the virus is still among us, especially with the increasing number of summer tourists. In his latest COVID-19 update, Park County Public Health Officer Dr. Aaron Billin confirmed another resident has died from complications related to the virus. It’s the 31st death reported…

With Wyoming and Park County “seemingly” free of COVID-19, there’s a new effort to ensure an ample supply of vaccinations doesn’t go to waste this summer. Park County Public Health Nurse Bill Crampton is once again working on getting the word out about vaccinations. As has been the case for several months, there is an…

With the latest announcement from the Wyoming Department of Health, Wyoming can finally take a deep breath and say it’s back to the pre-pandemic times. Wyomingites didn’t have to wait until the first week of June for the next update on the state’s public health orders. On Friday, May 21, the Wyoming Department of Health…

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a major step toward returning to pre-pandemic life, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention eased mask-wearing guidance for fully vaccinated people on Thursday, allowing them to stop wearing masks outdoors in crowds and in most indoor settings. The new guidance still calls for wearing masks in crowded indoor settings like…

After weeks of consistent decline, COVID-19 cases are starting to increase in Park County once again – right as the first tourists of the summer arrive. Park County Public Health Officer Dr. Aaron Billin’s latest COVID-19 update included something that hasn’t been seen in months: a noticeable increase in cases. On Monday, May 3, there…

The State of Wyoming approved a mask variance for all Cody schools – but students, staff, and visitors still need to wear masks in certain spaces and places. Cody students and teachers can now choose to go to class without a mask. Park County Public Health Officer Dr. Aaron Billin announced the variance, requested by…

** First of all, I want to start by saying that I’m strictly sharing my experience & in no way am I trying to convince any of you to go against your personal beliefs, regarding Covid & the vaccine shot ** Last Thursday I went to the Cody Auditorium & got my first Covid shot. …

Park County School District #6 considers requesting a variance to the state’s public health order, making masks voluntary in Cody schools. A message was sent via text message on Tuesday afternoon to parents in the Cody school district: Park #6 Schools:: Good Afternoon Park 6 Parents/Guardians, The Wyoming Department of Health has just released the…

The Wyoming Department of Health announced the state’s public health orders were being extended for another week – so what restrictions are still in effect? Effective April 15, Wyoming’s two remaining related statewide public health orders are being extended without amendments for another two weeks. This is the regular bi-monthly update that has been in…


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