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Lack of mental health resources creates crisis, legislators told

By Jasmine Hall Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via- Wyoming News Exchange CHEYENNE — Health care advocates told legislators Friday that a lack of mental health resources, such as emergency centers, infrastructure, staff and funding has caused crisis care gaps in Wyoming….

WIC expands benefit options to combat baby formula shortage in Wyoming

By Evan Robinson-Johnson Jackson Hole News&Guide Via- Wyoming News Exchange JACKSON — Faced with a baby formula shortage stemming from a national recall and supply chain disruptions, the Wyoming Women, Infants and Children program, or WIC, has expanded its coverage…

State looks to help vulnerable people stay in their homes

By Jonathan Make Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via- Wyoming News Exchange CHEYENNE — With financial assistance from the federal government, the state of Wyoming is looking to help vulnerable populations of people stay in their homes. Using up to an initial…

Star Valley Health welcomes helping hands of National Guard Recruits

◆ Three recruits are assigned to serve at Star Valley Heath through December. Courtesy of Star Valley Health Blog Star Valley Health welcomes the National Guard Recruiters for a 90-day deployment. They will serve in different capacities. The Wyoming Department…

Active coronavirus cases fall by 391 over weekend

The number of active coronavirus cases in Wyoming fell by almost 400 over the weekend. The Wyoming Department of Health, in its regular coronavirus update, said it received 510 reports of new laboratory-confirmed cases over the weekend, along with 162…

Another 29 deaths tied to COVID

By The Wyoming News Exchange The deaths of another 29 Wyoming residents have been linked to coronavirus, the Wyoming Department of Health announced Tuesday. The department said the deaths that occurred in September and October brought to 1,080 the number…

Another 41 deaths tied to coronavirus

The number of Wyoming deaths linked to coronavirus climbed to 996 on Tuesday as the Wyoming Department of Health released new information on 41 deaths. The department’s weekly update of deaths tied to coronavirus said the 41 all died in…

Active COVID cases back over 4,000; Lincoln County with 193

The number of active coronavirus cases in Wyoming climbed back over 4,000 on Wednesday as 475 new active cases were recorded. The Wyoming Department of Health, in its regular coronavirus update, said it received reports Wednesday of 421 new laboratory-confirmed…

National Guard deployed to help hospitals with surge

By Hannah Black Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via- Wyoming News Exchange CHEYENNE — Amid a surge in patients hospitalized with COVID-19 across the state, Gov. Mark Gordon announced Tuesday that he had activated members of the Wyoming National Guard to assist…

Increases in COVID cases putting pressure on local and state hospitals

◆ Case counts increasing in Star Valley and around Wyoming. Nurses, doctors and hospital staff from medical facilities around the state of Wyoming continue to battle the increasing number of COVID patients due to the Delta variant. While the total…