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Active COVID-19 cases in Park County may be on the decline, but hospitalizations remain higher than at any other point during the nearly two-year pandemic. Park County finds itself in a difficult situation. While the county’s overall number of COVID-19 cases continues to drop, no relief is available in regional hospitals. The steady decline in…

The numbers don’t lie – COVID-19 cases in Park County are steadily declining but still excessively high as regional hospitals struggle to keep up. Park County Public Health Officer Dr. Aaron Billin continues to post regular updates on the county’s COVID climate on his Facebook page. His latest update on Friday, Oct. 15, shows a…

Cody Regional Health and Park County Public Health continue to fight the spread of COVID-19 while their numbers show the significant impact made by vaccines. On Oct. 9, Cody Regional Health published an update to its social media pages. In the update, the hospital announced construction on its Acute Care/Critical Care Unit was completed. “Instead…

Thanks to National Guard support, additional COVID-19 testing is now available thru Cody Regional Health and Park County Public Health as “the surge” continues. Once again, Cody Regional Health is partnering with Park County Public Health to offer more COVID-19 testing to Park County residents. It’s an effort made possible thanks to additional non-medical support…

Park County School District #6 has adopted new policies to protect Cody students from COVID-19 – and masks aren’t mandated but remain highly encouraged. The 2021-2022 school year is already off to a rough start. Less than a month in, several Cody students and staff are out of school, in quarantine for having COVID-19 or…

It’s not good – a newly designated “COVID unit” is already full, with Cody Regional Health changing protocols with a growing number of COVID-19 cases. Like Wyoming and the rest of the nation, Park County is currently dealing with a second surge of COVID-19 cases. Now, the full brunt of the virus is being felt…

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…


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