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While on-air personalities continue to promote vaccine skepticism, Fox News required its employees to forgo their privacy and reveal their vaccination status. Several new agencies are reporting on an internal memo sent to employees at the Fox News Network. On Tuesday, August 17, Fox News Media chief executive Suzanne Scott asked all employees to upload…

Months of progress seemingly undone, Park County deals with a steady increase of COVID-19 cases while the best solution is readily available: vaccination. Amidst the surge of COVID-19 and the Delta variant nationwide, Park County has been relatively safe and unaffected. But no longer. In his most recent update, Park County Public Health Officer Dr.…

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…

Despite what’s happening in some parts of the U.S. with an uptick in COVID-19 cases, returning to a face mask mandate in Park County isn’t on the table right now. “We’re definitely not there yet. We’re probably not even close to it,” Park County health officer Dr. Aaron Billin said Thursday morning on KODI’s “Speak…

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.…

Both Powell and Cody have the official approval from the Wyoming Department of Health for students and staff to go maskless in the classroom. Park County Public Health Officer Dr. Aaron Billin announced the variance, requested by the Park County School District #1 Board of Trustees, was approved by the Wyoming Department of Health. Now,…

Three-quarters of the community want Cody schools to request that face-mask restrictions be lifted, according to a survey. Park County School District No. 6 Superintendent Peg Monteith discussed the survey during the weekly “School Talk” segment Thursday morning on KODI’s “Daybreak with Darian Dudrick.” Park 6 sent out a survey this week to stakeholders, asking…

Wearing a face mask is a matter of homeland security – and now you can secure your face for free. The Park County Office of Homeland Security received a big delivery: over 13,000 face masks, courtesy of the Wyoming Office of Homeland Security. The masks themselves are cloth and can be washed and reused. Jack…

GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — Two county sheriff’s offices in Wyoming have said they will not enforce a statewide mask mandate aimed at preventing transmission of the coronavirus. The Fremont County sheriff joined the Sweetwater County sheriff on Thursday in declaring that enforcement of the new measure is up to individuals and not law enforcement. That…

Park County could have a face mask mandate in place as soon as Wednesday, county health officials said Tuesday morning on “Speak Your Piece with Darian Dudrick.” Dr. Aaron Billin, health officer, and Bill Crampton, nursing manager, said the order is awaiting approval from the Wyoming Attorney General’s Office and is likely to happen because…


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