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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…

WASHINGTON — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is easing indoor mask-wearing guidance for fully vaccinated people, allowing them to safely stop wearing masks inside most places. That’s according to a person briefed on the announcement, expected later Thursday from CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky. The new guidance will still call for wearing masks…

BERLIN (AP) — Bavarian officials on Monday, May 3rd canceled Oktoberfest festivities for a second year in a row due to concerns over the spread of COVID-19, saying there are too many risks in hosting the celebrations — which bring in visitors from around the world — during a global pandemic. Bavarian Governor Markus Soeder…

Park County School District #6 has confirmed that two staff members tested positive, but there is “no intention of going back” to mandatory masks in Cody. Park County School District #6 Superintendent Peg Monteith confirmed that two staff at Cody Middle School tested positive for COVID-19. Their positions in the school have not been disclosed.…

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…

With National Small Business Week approaching & COVID-19 having caused around 100,000 permanent business closures in 2020, WalletHub has released its report on 2021’s Best Small Cities to Start a Business. To determine the most business-friendly small markets in the U.S., WalletHub compared more than 1,300 cities with fewer than 100,000 residents across 20 key…

About one-third of Park County has fully received the COVID-19 vaccine, county public health officials said Tuesday morning on KODI’s “Speak Your Piece with Darian Dudrick.” Bill Crampton, nursing manager, and Dr. Aaron Billin, health officer, provided an update during the show. “We’re close to 9,000 people that have been fully vaccinated at this point…

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 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…

With ABC News showing Wyoming residents are more hesitant to get a COVID-19 vaccine, the reduced numbers in Park County might back that statistic up. Park County might serve as a microcosm of a growing hesitation for Wyoming adults to get the COVID-19 vaccination. Now, national surveys are showing our state leads the way in…


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