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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…

The vaccination sensation continues in Park County, but there are still more vaccines than people signing up for clinics with summer right around the corner. Park County Public Health has released the latest vaccination numbers for Park County. Once again, a healthy number of residents are making the healthy choice to get vaccinated. As of…

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming’s governor is rejecting a call by President Joe Biden for states to reimpose mask orders in response to the coronavirus. Gov. Mark Gordon lifted a statewide mask mandate March 16. The mandate had been in effect since December. Several other Republican governors have done the same. Gordon has no plans…

Park County continues to see a steady increase in vaccines and the vaccinated, with over 13,000 vaccinated residents and ample supply for more first-timers.  The latest update from Park County Public Health Nurse Bill Crampton shows how many people are heading the call to get protection from the coronavirus.  There were 10,000 people in Park…

Numbers are promising and thousands of Park County residents have received at least one dose of the vaccine as Yellowstone is next on the vaccination list. Supplies of COVID-19 vaccines are streaming into Park County and residents are responding. Park County Public Health Nurse Bill Crampton has released the vaccination numbers showing how many people…


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