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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…

A Park County man is one of three Wyoming residents to have died in September due to complications associated with COVID-19. The individual was described as an older person with health conditions that could have put patients at higher risk for serious illness in connection to the coronavirus. He had not been hospitalized for treatment,…

A new year means new opportunities to better yourself and our community. The Park County Community Health Coalition is holding its next community meeting today, February 6th, in Powell. This meeting will update the community on the work of the Powell Valley Healthcare, Cody Regional Health, Park County Public Health and Heritage Health Center. The…


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