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Park County School District #6 has adopted new policies to protect Cody students from COVID-19 – and masks aren’t mandated but remain highly encouraged. The 2021-2022 school year is already off to a rough start. Less than a month in, several Cody students and staff are out of school, in quarantine for having COVID-19 or…

While there have yet to be any changes, Park County Public Health says parents should be “prepared to do what it takes” to keep their kids safe in school. As Cody and Park County deal with a new, more severe surge of COVID-19 cases, the county remains largely unrestricted. This includes schools, which have been…

Park County Public Health Officer Dr. Aaron Billin promotes the COVID-19 vaccine while countering community skeptics – it’s not perfect, but it works. COVID-19 is once again infecting the day-to-day lives of Park County residents. As cases and hospitalizations rise, another surge may have begun. Dr. Aaron Billin, Park County Public Health Officer, continues posting…

State Health Officer Dr. Alexia Harrist makes her professional opinion known: to keep Wyoming safe, Wyomingites should wear face masks indoors. The fight against COVID-19 is getting urgent once again. With the highly contagious Delta variant creating a surge of cases nationwide, many states and cities are reinstituting precautionary measures like face masks. But what…

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…

The COVID-19 pandemic has called into question many of the everyday mundane things so many people hadn’t previously given much thought to, including how close we are to others in shared spaces, like an airplane cabin. It’s also causing people to want to move around again & travel. As more & more people are becoming…

The time has come to channel your inner superhero – and wear a mask. Following the recommendation of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Alexia Harrist – the state health officer and state epidemiologist with the Wyoming Department of Health – now recommends wearing cloth face masks in public settings – mainly grocery stores…

There are now ways to “self-screen” for COVID-19 at home – and Park County’s healthcare providers want you to use them. The CDC has worked with Apple to create a self-screening tool for home evaluation several factors that may or may not indicate a coronavirus infection. The survey is a basic rundown of your history…


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