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With flu season right around the corner, the Cody V.A. Clinic is doing its part to allow local veterans to get vaccinated against the myriad forms influenza might take this winter. The Cody VA Clinic team is scheduling Veteran Flu Clinics by appointment only on Oct. 3 and 4 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.…

The Wyoming Department of Health identified a second case of monkeypox in another county – but while it’s worth taking seriously, most Wyomingites have little chance of contracting the virus. The Wyoming Department of Health (W.D.H.) is announcing the state’s second monkeypox case has been identified. An adult man in  Teton County tested positive for…

COVID-19 vaccine maker Moderna is suing Pfizer and the German drugmaker BioNTech, accusing its main competitors of copying Moderna’s technology in order to make their own vaccine. Moderna said Friday that Pfizer and BioNTech’s vaccine Comirnaty infringes on patents Moderna filed several years ago protecting the technology behind its preventive shot, Spikevax. The company filed…

The Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) is announcing the first monkeypox case in a Wyoming resident has been identified in Laramie County. Dr. Alexia Harrist, state health officer and state epidemiologist with W.D.H., said public health representatives are following up with the individual to see if additional Wyoming residents are at higher risk of contracting…

The Wyoming Department of Health (W.D.H.) reports vaccines meant to help prevent monkeypox are now available on a limited, targeted basis to a limited, targeted population across the state. As of Tuesday, August 9, Wyoming was the only state in the United States without a confirmed case of monkeypox. However, much like COVID-19 in 2020,…

The Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) has expanded its recommendation for “safe, free, and effective,” to include children 6 months and older as part of vaccination efforts meant to help prevent COVID-19 infections and serious illness. Following authorization by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are currently…

For the first time in a long time, COVID-19 transmission is low in Park County as case numbers show the extreme surge of omicron seems to be over. While Park County still isn’t done with COVID-19, the risk of infection is significantly lower than it was just a few months ago. After the second surge…

New C.D.C. guidelines shorten the amount of time anyone with COVID-19 needs to quarantine while new studies show vaccines, for some, can be safer than bananas. The COVID-19 landscape continues to change across the United States. Current changes and spikes in case numbers are mainly due to the spread of the omicron variant, which has…

Omicron is here, as both the Wyoming Department of Health and the University of Wyoming confirm the first two cases of the newest COVID-19 variant. On Friday, Dec. 17, the Wyoming Department of Health announced the first detection of the omicron variant in the state. One Albany County resident was confirmed to have a variant,…

Cody Regional Health speaks out on the looming vaccine mandate: if the hospital wants to keep 70% of its income, they have to comply and make their own mandate. On Tuesday, Nov. 9, Cody Regional Health released a statement on the federal vaccine mandate which is requiring healthcare providers to be fully vaccinated by January…


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