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After numerous scares this year, water samples from several Wyoming locations show the invasive zebra mussel has yet to establish itself in the state’s waters. The Wyoming Game and Fish Department has confirmed several wastewater tests from several Wyoming cities have shown the same results: no zebra mussels in Wyoming. Wastewater collected from Laramie, Casper,…

With Wyoming and Park County “seemingly” free of COVID-19, there’s a new effort to ensure an ample supply of vaccinations doesn’t go to waste this summer. Park County Public Health Nurse Bill Crampton is once again working on getting the word out about vaccinations. As has been the case for several months, there is an…

After seven months of a vital and valued service, Cody Regional Health feels the current COVID-19 situation merits a safe stop to testing at the Rodeo Grounds. Cody Regional Health announced the closure of drive-thru testing at the Cody Stampede Rodeo Grounds on Wednesday. Starting next week, there will be no testing offered Tuesday and…

Sub-zero temperatures are closing COVID drive-thru testing, and Cody Regional Health may keep it closed until the weather get a little bit warmer. Cody Regional Health announced the temporary closure of their testing booth on both Tuesday and Thursday of this week due to the freezing temperatures anticipated. “Our team is having a difficult time…

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…

Drive-thru testing will continue into 2021, but the demand for tests and medical staff is necessitating a change in the process. Drive-thru testing at the Cody Stampede Rodeo grounds has been an immense asset to the community, and one that several residents have used to get tested for the virus on short notice. Now, some…

The governor is only showing mild symptoms and will be working remotely for the time being. CBS News reports that Governor Gordon’s office released a statement confirming the diagnosis Wednesday evening. The governor himself learned he tested positive Wednesday morning. Now, the governor can add himself to the rapidly growing number of Wyoming residents who…

Once again, the state is stepping up to protect employers and employees by making more testing available – and all for free. The Wyoming Department of Health is offering COVID-19 tests to employers throughout the state. There is no cost to acquire these tests, nor is insurance needed. The tests are being made available through…

The Wyoming Department of Health is offering free at-home, mail-in COVID-19 tests for all Wyoming residents wanting to see if they are positive for the virus. The at-home test is being offered through Vault Health, the same company that has been providing on-campus COVID-19 testing at the University of Wyoming since classes resumed for the fall…

Cody’s students and teachers are persevering through the 2020-2021 school year, but there’s no denying the impact of the pandemic on everyone’s minds. Park County School District #6 Superintendent Peg Monteith continues to applaud the perseverance of the district’s staff and students, but things are “getting stressful” for everyone, especially as Park County and Wyoming…


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