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A Campbell County Public Health nurse draws up a syringe of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccination at the Campbell County Senior Center. (Photo: County 17/Brooke Byelich)

Senior COVID-19 Vaccination Plans Revised

Campbell County Public Health announced late today changes to how the organization intends to vaccinate those 70 and older against the novel coronavirus. The changes come after some in the community expressed frustration with...
DMAT member Linda Paquette returns to the COVID-19 unit at Campbell County Memorial Hospital on October 25, 2020.

Twenty-One More Statewide COVID-19 Related Deaths Reported

Twenty-one more Wyomingites have died of complications related to COVID-19, according to a Jan. 22 release from the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH). This brings the total number of statewide deaths to 571, including the 49...
Campbell County Public Health nurse, Sophie Hood, administers the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine. (Photo: County 17 / Brooke Byelich)

Seniors Receive Shots

Campbell County seniors breathed a collective sigh of relief today – or at least 500 seniors did. Today the long-anticipated clinic for local seniors to receive the first of two shots of the COVID-19 vaccination...
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What Do Wyoming’s Older Adults, Caretakers Need?

Here's your chance to comment The Wyoming Department of Health's (WDH) Aging Division is looking for feedback on the needs of Wyoming’s older adults and that of their care partners in Wyoming, the Department announced...
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Biden Order Mandates Masks in All Wyoming Federal Buildings

By Jim Angell, Cowboy State Daily (this story originally appeared on Cowboy State Daily)  An executive order by new President Joe Biden will add federal facilities to the list of places where face masks are required...
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Health Officials Struggle to Meet Vaccine Demand

By Dustin Bleizeffer, WyoFile Demand for COVID-19 vaccinations is outstripping supply and providers are struggling to keep up, public health officials say, as most Wyoming counties continue to expand inoculations beyond top-tier priority populations. And while many share...
Will it ever be safe to remove our masks? If so, when?

Gordon Eases Some Health Orders, Extends Others

Statewide public health orders restricting crowd sizes during the COVID-19 pandemic will ease next week, allowing for larger indoor and outdoor gathering sizes, Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon announced Thursday. Starting Jan. 26, indoor gatherings may...
Jacob Dalby and others protest Governor Mark Gordon's Public Health orders in Cheyenne

Taking it to the Capitol

Gillette Man Hand Delivers Petition Protesting COVID-19 Restrictions When Jacob Dalby arrived at the state capitol last week, he had a decision to make. Would he put on a mask to talk to Governor Gordon? On...
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Four More COVID-19 Related Deaths Reported in County

Four Campbell County residents are among the 28 additional Wyomingites who have died of complications related to COVID-19, according to a Jan. 19 release from the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH). This brings the total...
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New COVID-19 Strain Found in Wyoming

A new and more contagious strain of the coronavirus has been identified for the first time in Wyoming, state health officials announced Saturday. The first Wyoming case of the “UK variant,” or the B.1.1.7 COVID-19...