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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…

Cody schools may soon ask the state to make faces something that isn’t covered in the K-12 curriculum after receiving considerable input from the community. As the number of COVID-19 cases declines throughout Wyoming, Park County School District #6 decided to ask the question: is it time for Cody kids and teachers to go maskless?…

Park County is slowly getting vaccinated against COVID-19 – but what are the numbers? With a new year and a new presidential administration, the efforts to control and conclude the global COVID-19 pandemic continue. Park County still struggles with case numbers and deaths, but vaccines are making an impact where it’s needed most. Park County…

There’s still a lot of questions about the COVID-19 vaccine – here’s everything you’ll want to know. As the Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine becomes more readily available and misinformation abounds across social media, the Wyoming Department of Health wants to ensure that everyone knows the facts by answering a few simple questions. Will the vaccine cost…

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…

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…

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…

The Park County School District #6 Board of Trustees sat in on a special session to hear the hard truth on how COVID-19 is affecting Cody’s schools, staff, and students. Superintendent Peg Monteith addressed the board, along with the most recent statistics of the number of students and staff current affected by the virus at…

Park County Public Health Officer Dr. Aaron Billin painted a dower picture of Cody’s future with COVID-19, citing alarming developments elsewhere in Wyoming and Utah as a sign of things to come. Billin posted the latest update on Park County’s COVID-19 situation on Facebook Sunday night. Always realistic and adamant in his assessment of pandemic…

The continuing uptick of confirmed cases suggests community transmission of the virus in Park County. Park County Public Health Officier Dr Aaron Billin confirmed the increase in one of his weekly Facebook updates. Park County’s confirmed cases rose from 36 last Thursday, October 8, to 88 on Tuesday morning. This increases the total number of…


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