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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…

The Cody school district has confirmed one positive case of COVID-19 and several students and staff are currently quarantined, but the schools’ protection policies have been largely successful thus far. Park County School District #6 said on its website Thursday that 13 students have been ordered to quarantine due to close contact with confirmed COVID…

Despite a recent influx of cases, the University of Wyoming moves into Phase 3 today. This means more on-campus classes and activities – and more testing. Face-to-face instruction has thus far been limited to only a few classes – first-year seminars and a select few graduate courses. Now, all campus buildings will be opened to…

After months of uncertainty and attempts to get back to normal, the Cody Senior Center will be opening its doors to indoor dining on Monday, September 28. Jenni Johnstone-Smith, Executive Director of the Senior Center, says the Center’s reopening protocols have received the go-ahead from Park County Public Health Nurse Bill Crampton. Now, seniors can…

Just four days into the school year, there’s a confirmed case of COVID-19 in Park County School District #6. The announcement was made Thursday by District Superintendent Peg Monteith on the Cody Public Schools, Cody Wyoming Park County #6 Facebook page. In accordance with the district’s reopening plan, Park County Public Health was notified immediately…

It’s back to school at Northwest College. Today is the first day for classes for the Fall 2020 semester, but also the first since the campus closed last spring during the pandemic. The college has been preparing for this reopening for months, keeping students abridged of their plans and progress. Their reopening plan includes precautions…

When it comes to social distancing, Wyoming gets the bronze. So says Unacast, a website that uses human mobility data to analyze and observe national and local trends, business and otherwise. The site recently released its social distancing scoreboard, including an interactive map breaking down every state by county and also assigning them their own…

If you want to avoid COVID-19, avoid large gatherings. The Park County Incident Management Team released a statement this week regarding the surge and rapid spread of COVID-19 cases in our county. The tone is urgent – we can stop the spread and get a handle on the virus if we consciously act now. You…

6 cases in 48 hours. Park County Health Officer Dr. Aaron Billin shared more details on the alarming uptick in Park County cases of COVID-19. On Monday and Tuesday, 6 new cases were confirmed at Powell Valley Health Care. In this case, all the cases make up a single cluster, and all are related to…

It’s in Cody. This morning, Park County Public Health Officer Dr. Aaron Billin confirmed that a third Cody man has tested positive for COVID-19 at Powell Valley Healthcare. This means there are now 3 active COVID-19 cases in Cody, and two more active cases in Powell – 5 active cases in Park County as of…


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