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Governor Gordon: Wyoming will not require COVID-19 vaccine for children

GILLETTE, Wyo. – Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon on Thursday fired off that Wyoming will not require children to receive the COVID-19 vaccine before attending school.  The tweet, posted on the governor’s page on Oct. 20,...
Woman wearing a protective face mask (Courtesy Polina Tanlilevitch).

CCH lifts mask requirement for visitors and patients

GILLETTE, Wyo. -- Visitors, patients, and customers are no longer required to wear masks at Campbell County Health, the health organization announced Tuesday. "Effective immediately, CCH recommends patients, visitors, and customers continue to wear masks,...

Federal judge issues permanent order blocking Biden’s mask, vaccine mandate for Head Start

By Victor Skinner, The Center Square (The Center Square) — A federal judge in Louisiana struck down President Biden's mask and vaccine mandate for Head Start child care centers on Wednesday, finding the edict poses...
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Analysis: Wyoming 42nd worst state for COVID-19 safety

GILLETTE, Wyo. — Wyoming ranks among the worst places in the nation for COVID-19 safety, according to a recent statistical analysis from WalletHub. According to the report, only nine states were rated lower for COVID-19...

Wyoming third highest in nursing staff shortages, 42% of nursing homes reporting confirmed COVID-19...

GILLETTE, Wyo. — Wyoming is the third highest in the nation for nursing home staff shortages as nursing home residents in the region bear the brunt of recent COVID-19 related infections and death, according...

WDH: COVID-19 vaccines recommended for infants six months and older

GILLETTE, Wyo. — The Wyoming Department of Health said Monday COVID-19 vaccinations are now recommended for children six months and older. Vaccines for both children and adults are available at no cost. “The Centers for...

Wyoming COVID cases on the rise amid latest wave

GILLETTE, Wyo. — The latest COVID-19 wave washing over the U.S. is fueling a rise in cases across Wyoming, yet the death rate remains low, according to the latest data available. The average daily number...

Grand Teton requiring masks indoors due to high COVID-19 levels in Teton County

CASPER, Wyo. — People are required to wear masks indoors in Grand Teton National Park due to a high level of COVID-19 transmission levels in Teton County, park officials said in a press release...

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...