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City Looking to Predict COVID-19 Trends Through Wastewater

Detecting COVID-19 through wastewater may sound ludicrous, but it might provide an early detection system crucial to the City of Gillette’s response to the growing coronavirus pandemic. For months now, the city wastewater crews have...
Worland Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center, a nursing home in Worland, Wyoming, where multiple cases of COVID-19 have been reported. (H/t Washakie Assessor's Office, 2015)

Washakie Reports Two More Deaths at Senior Care Facility, Brings State Total to 20

Two more residents at a Washakie County long-term care facility have died of COVID-19 related complications, according to a Friday afternoon release from Wyoming Department of Health (WDH). Both patients had been older adult women...
Governor Mark Gordon speaks from the Wyoming State Capitol in Cheyenne during a May 7 press conference on COVID-19 statewide recovery measures.

Gov. Gordon Extends Health Orders, Eases Restrictions on Outdoor Gatherings

Governor Mark Gordon speaks from the Wyoming State Capitol in Cheyenne during a May 7 press conference on COVID-19 statewide recovery measures. Existing COVID-19 public health orders will remain in place in Wyoming through the...
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COVID-19 Virtual Town Hall with Local Leaders & Experts

Local officials in cooperation with New Life Gillette are holding a Virtual Town Hall March 22nd at 6 p.m. Panel members include: D.G. Reardon, Chairman of the Campbell County Board of Commissioners Dr. Attila Barabas,...
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New COVID-19 Case Emerges in Campbell County as Six Recover

A tenth COVID-19 test-confirmed case in Campbell County was reported Friday morning, according to Campbell County Public Health. The new case is a woman in her 60s who is currently self-quarantined at home, according...
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Nine New COVID-19 Cases Reported This Week in Campbell County

As of Thursday morning, nine new lab-confirmed COVID-19 cases have emerged since Saturday in Campbell County, per a June 25 release from Campbell County Public Health (CCPH). CCPH received notification that a teenage girl had...
Woman wearing a protective face mask (Courtesy Polina Tanlilevitch).

Face Coverings Ordered, Hospitals Full, More Dead

Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon’s office today announced additional steps to combat the spread of the novel coronavirus in Wyoming. Today’s orders, signed by Wyoming State Health Officer Dr. Alexia Harrist, require face coverings in certain...
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Hospitals Prepare for Worst, Hope for Best, Lament Limited Testing

Signs with warnings about COVID-19 and instructions for those feeling the symptoms greet visitors to Invision Memorial Hospital in Laramie. (Andrew Graham/WyoFile) By Andrew Graham, WyoFile As medical professionals around the state prepare hospitals for a...

Wyomingites Banding Together to Lend a Helping Hand Virtually, or Social-Distance Style

Connecting #WyomingNeighbors The posts are written from people all over the Cowboy State. A group of women in the Pine Bluffs area has posted photos of the hand-sewn masks they have made to fill a much-needed...
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Coronavirus: No Reported Cases in Wyoming, State Remains Vigilant

While the number of reported cases of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) continues to grow around the world, the current risk of an outbreak still remains low in the state of Wyoming, according to...