Mask Mandate | Big Horn Radio Network | Wyoming

Mask Mandate

State Rep. Scott Clem said he plans on marching Monday at the Wyoming State Capitol to protest the “tyranny” of the governor and his public health orders

How does Park County look from a pandemic perspective and 2020 hindsight? As always, Park County Public Health Officer Dr. Aaron Billin is keeping tabs on the ongoing situation in our communities. As 2020 draws to a close, the overall picture is somber. As of Sunday, Dec. 27, there were 1,728 lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19…

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…

There’s a light at the end of the COVID tunnel – but we’re not through yet. Dr. Aaron Billin, Park County Public Health Officer announced Sunday night that the first doses of the much-anticipated Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine have been shipped and are making their way to Park County medical centers. He also posted a video…

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…

In response to hospital visits and COVID cases continuing to rise in the state, Gov. Mark Gordon made an announcement Monday that restrictions will grow tighter in attempt to slow the spread. The overall strategy in the new wave of regulations will be lowering the number of people in groups, closing businesses down earlier as…

The Park County Republican Party emblazoned its opposition to the recently extended mask mandate in Park County with a unanimous vote. In a Dec. 3 meeting — two days before the current mask mandate extension was announced — the party held a regularly scheduled meeting with its members. At the meeting, the Nov. 23 “Resolution…

Park County Health Officer Dr. Aaron Billin —  with the support of the Park County Commissioners — applied for the extension of the county health order which has been approved by the Wyoming Department of Health. Dr. Billin explained his rationale in a Dec. 4 Facebook post announcing the extension. He acknowledges that the order…

COVID-19 cases in Park County are dropping but the virus is still wreaking havoc on Wyoming, even reaching the steps of the Governor’s Office. Dr. Aaron Billin, Park County Public Health Officer, had some good news for Cody residents. In a Nov. 27 Facebook update, he posted that Park County has dropped from 21st out…

The Park County Republican Party wants the county’s mask mandate gone – and have brought their disapproval to the Park County Commissioners. The “Resolution to Rescind the Park County Health Order Requiring Face Coverings” was submitted to the Commissioners and the Public Health Office Monday afternoon, signed by the entire executive committee of the Park…


[There are no radio stations in the database]