Department of Health

Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   For a total of 24 hours, Weston County was pushed to the forefront of the COVID-19 pandemic when the Wyoming Department of Health reported 116 active confirmed cases of the disease on Jan. 12. On that day, Weston County went from being the last county in the state,...
Some sheriffs say mask order unenforceable   By Ellen Gerst Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER — In the aftermath of last week’s statewide mask order, several county sheriffs in Wyoming released statements saying they wouldn’t enforce the mandate. The sheriff s in Big Horn,...
Albany County resident reinfected with COVID-19 months after recovery   By Jeff Victor Laramie Boomerang Via Wyoming News Exchange   LARAMIE — An Albany County resident tested positive for COVID-19 this week — roughly six months since first being tested positive in March. The reinfection was...
Spending cuts could cost state more in future   By Nick Reynolds Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER — Even before COVID-19, most state leaders already understood that Wyoming would be unable to cut itself out of its current budget crisis.  But a review of the state’s first round...
Gordon unveils details of initial budget cuts   By Tom Coulter Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via Wyoming News Exchange   CHEYENNE – Gov. Mark Gordon revealed the details of Wyoming’s initial round of budget cuts Wednesday afternoon, with state agencies cutting more than $250 million to essential programs...
From the Wyoming Department of Health A hospitalized Johnson County man previously identified as being infected with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has died, according to the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH). The older man had health conditions that put him at higher risk of severe illness...

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