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Cody residents are no longer “stampeding” to the Rodeo Grounds for COVID tests, so Cody Regional is cutting an hour of testing that isn’t needed anymore. Effective Tuesday, Feb. 2, the hours for the COVID-19 drive-thru testing at the Cody Stampede Rodeo Grounds are being changed: 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays. The…

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…

High-risk individuals can now receive the Pfizer vaccine from Park County Public Health thru a simple three-step process. From the moment a COVID-19 vaccine was announced, plans were made to administer it in a phased approach. Priority was given to people at the highest risk of transmission, primarily frontline healthcare workers. As of Jan. 5,…

Things will begin easing their way back to normal – for now. Governor Mark Gordon has released the latest amendments to Wyoming’s public health orders, now in its 19th iteration since they were first imposed on March 13, 2020. The changes, which take effect Saturday, Jan. 9, means that many local entities can literally start…

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…

Vaccines have arrived and are being administered throughout Wyoming – but are you a priority? COVID-19 vaccination is proceeding according to a prioritized list of people and professions laid out by the state. As expected, the highest priorities are the frontline medical workers who have been battling the pandemic from the beginning. Park County Public…

It’s here. Photos courtesy of Ashley Trudo At 10 a.m. Tuesday morning, Cody Regional Health received its first shipment of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine – 975 doses that will be distributed to healthcare providers throughout Park County. Cody Regional Health, Powell Valley Healthcare, and Park County Public Health will receive doses of the vaccine and…

Once a COVID-19 vaccine arrives in Wyoming, how will it impact Park County – and yourself? Cody Regional Health, Powell Valley Healthcare, and other Bighorn Basin healthcare providers are preparing for the imminent arrival of a vaccine for the virus that currently has Park County and the entire state under a mask mandate. Park County…

Tuesday afternoon, Park County Public Health released details of its proposed countywide face mask mandate.

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…


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