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Campbell County Public Health building in Gillette (County 17 Photo/Taylor Helton)

Half of Public Health Staff Out with COVID-19, More Mask Orders Statewide, 1,000+ Active...

Campbell County Public Health has quite literally been overrun by COVID-19. Campbell County Public Information Officer Ivy McGowan confirmed earlier today that Public Health currently has half of its staff out of the office due...

Authorities Urge a Common-Sense Approach to Mask Mandate, New Public Health Restrictions

Prosecuting Campbell County residents for violating a new round of government health orders, including Wyoming’s first state-wide mask mandate, will not be a priority, officials say. Any citations could be rare given local law enforcement...

Wyoming Parks Remain Wide Open for Business

While many businesses and county offices shut down in the wake of growing concerns about the threat and spread of the coronavirus, Wyoming state parks remain open to provide residents with an opportunity for...
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Wyoming’s Vaccination Rollout Plan, Explained

By Katie Klingsporn, WyoFile With shipments of the first FDA-approved COVID-19 vaccine arriving in all 50 states this week, Wyoming officials are ironing out the details of what rollout will look like here. The task poses an enormous logistical...
Gwen Barstad, Early Childhood / Special Education Teacher, takes Selah Brunner's temperature on the first day of school at Childhood Development Services.

CDS Welcomes New Kids Amid COVID

Gwen Barstad, Early Childhood / Special Education Teacher, takes Selah Brunner's temperature on the first day of school at Childhood Development Services. A dozen or so parents gathered with their children outside of Children’s Developmental...
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Can You Be Evicted During Coronavirus? Here’s How to Find Out.

By Jeff Ernsthausen, Ellis Simani, and Al Shaw, ProPublica   As the coronavirus pandemic continues to ravage the nation’s health and economy, renters and landlords alike are navigating a shifting legal landscape. With unemployment swelling, federal, state...
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State Parks, Recreation Areas and Historic Sites Will Remain Open Amid Threat of COVID-19

The Wyoming Office of Tourism (WOT) and its tourism partners are closely watching the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and its potential impact on Wyoming’s residents and visitors, per a March 6 release from WOT. Thus...

Why We Can’t Make Vaccine Doses Any Faster

By Isaac Arnsdorf, ProPublica This story was originally published by ProPublica. President Joe Biden has ordered enough vaccines to immunize every American against COVID-19, and his administration says it’s using the full force of the federal...
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COVID-19 Ground Zero 2.0

Gillette Surgeon and Navy Reservist Lends her Skills on the Frontlines The last time Sara Hartsaw visited the Big Apple, the city looked a lot different. Streets were bustling, snarls of cabs honking and...
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Wyo. GOP Passes Resolution Opposing State of Emergency

By Andrew Graham, WyoFile As Wyoming’s COVID-19 crisis reaches a fever pitch, the Wyoming Republican Party’s governing body passed a resolution calling on Gov. Mark Gordon to rescind his declaration of a state of emergency. Gordon's...