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Cody Regional Health and Park County Public Health continue to fight the spread of COVID-19 while their numbers show the significant impact made by vaccines. On Oct. 9, Cody Regional Health published an update to its social media pages. In the update, the hospital announced construction on its Acute Care/Critical Care Unit was completed. “Instead…

The Bighorn Basin is under an Air Quality Alert until Tuesday afternoon due to persistent wildfire smoke in the air above western and central Wyoming. The National Weather Service Office in Riverton has issued an Air Quality Alert for western and central Wyoming. Issued at 11:52 a.m. Monday morning, the alert will remain in effect…

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…

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Despite the mask mandate extension through Feb. 28, Governor Mark Gordon has further relaxed orders as data from most counties show declines in both case counts and hospitalizations. The updated health orders go into effect on Feb. 15 and permit increased capacity limits for indoor and outdoor gatherings. The statement indicates “Indoor gatherings that incorporate…

Today President Joe Biden signed an executive order providing a special enrollment period for the Affordable Care Act. The SEP will begin February 15th and will end May 15th. President Biden’s office issued a press release that stated “For President Biden, this is personal. He believes that every American has a right to the peace…

Over the coming weeks and months Wyoming’s phased approach to providing free, safe and effective vaccinations to help prevent future COVID-19 infections will continue for established priority groups based on availability. Phase 1 is intended for when vaccine supply is limited and with doses being allocated for specific populations. As of now the state remains focused…

Governor Mark Gordon has announced a return to normal operating hours for bars and restaurants, praising the response by Wyomingites that has resulted in a decline in COVID-19 hospitalizations around the state. On January 9, bars and restaurants can resume onsite consumption from 10 pm to 5 am. The updates to health orders also allow…

With authorization of the first FDA approved Covid-19 vaccine, the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) is rolling out its efforts to distribute free, safe and effective vaccines across the state. State health officer and epidemiologist Dr. Alexia Harrist, called the vaccine’s authorization “exciting” and noted other vaccines are also under consideration for authorization. “Knowing we…

Once again, the Wyoming Department of Education is ensuring our kids are eating healthier by picking up the tab. The Child and Adult Care Food Program is designed to teach kids the importance of balanced diets and healthy eating habits. To accomplish this, they are incentivizing child-care centers to serve more healthy foods for meals…


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