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Gordon orders Wyoming flags to half-staff through Monday for 1 million COVID victims

CASPER, Wyo. — Gov. Mark Gordon has ordered flags in Wyoming to be flown at half-staff starting immediately through sunset on Monday to honor the deaths of 1 million Americans from the COVID-19 pandemic. According...
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COVID-19 Update for Friday, Feb. 18

There have been 245 new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Campbell County since last week, including 22 new Omicron variant cases, the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) announced Friday. The latest data, updated on Feb...
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COVID-19 Update for Friday, Feb. 11

There have been 356 new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Campbell County since last week, including seven new Omicron variant cases, the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) announced Friday. The latest data, updated on Feb...

Casper Health Officer: Wyoming is ‘exploding’ with Omicron cases

By Ellen Fike, Cowboy State Daily (this piece originally appeared on Cowboy State Daily)  Wyoming is “exploding” with the Omicron variant of coronavirus, according to Natrona County’s health officer, who urged people to get their booster...
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COVID-19 Update for Tuesday, Feb. 1

There have been 566 new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Campbell County since Jan. 26, including 19 cases involving the Omicron variant, the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) announced Tuesday. The latest data, updated on...

Wyoming nursing home COVID-19 cases low as staff shortages soar

Wyoming nursing homes successfully ended the year with one of the lowest COVID-19 infection rates in the country. In fact, the state has the fifth-lowest amount of cases nationally. However, Wyoming’s ongoing problems retaining...

Drive-thru one-hour COVID-19 rapid testing location now open

Waiting for the results of a COVID-19 test can be frustrating for individuals and businesses alike. That delay can now be eliminated as Gillette’s one-hour first drive-thru rapid testing location is now open. Located at...

COVID-19 Update for Wednesday, Jan. 26

There have been 447 new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Campbell County since Jan. 18, including 1 new case involving the Delta variant, the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) announced Tuesday. There remain no cases...
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OSHA to withdraw vaccine, testing mandate

By Brett Rowland, The Center Square (The Center Square) – The U.S. Occupational Health and Safety Administration said Tuesday it will withdraw its Vaccination and Testing Emergency Temporary Standard on Wednesday for businesses with more than 100...
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Federal judge blocks vaccine mandate for federal employees, calls it ‘a bridge too far’

By Casey Harper, The Center Square (The Center Square) – A federal judge Friday blocked President Joe Biden’s vaccine requirement for federal employees, another loss for Biden’s mandates that could set up another showdown at...