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Two more dead from COVID, total at 695

By The Wyoming News Exchange The deaths of two more Wyoming residents are tied to the coronavirus, the Wyoming Department of Health announced Tuesday. The department said an older Natrona County man and an older Park County man both died…

Lincoln County with 40 active COVID-19 cases

As of 9 a.m. Sunday, the number of laboratory-confirmed coronavirus cases seen since the disease was first diagnosed in the state in mid-March stood at 45,653, an increase of 70 confirmed cases over Friday’s 45,583. The greatest rise in coronavirus…

Health Department warns against vaccine scams

CASPER (WNE) — The Wyoming Department of Health is asking residents to be vigilant about scammers promising expedited access to a COVID-19 vaccine in exchange for personal information over the phone. “We are hearing about unexpected calls going to residents…

Deaths of 28 more Wyoming residents tied to COVID

The deaths of another 28 Wyoming residents have been tied to COVID-19, the Wyoming Department of Health announced Tuesday. However, the department also reported that the number of active coronavirus declined slightly Tuesday with the reporting of fewer than 20…

Active COVID cases fall by 169

By The Wyoming News Exchange Wyoming’s active cases of coronavirus declined Monday, falling by more than 160 with an increase of more than 300 in the number of reported recoveries. The Wyoming Department of Health, in its daily coronavirus update,…

Wyoming Department of Health now offering COVID-19 Vaccines for those 65 and older

Those age 65 and older can now sign up to receive the COVID-19 vaccination through Lincoln County Public Health. The Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) said the update was made so Wyoming is more in line with recently described national…

First COVID-19 “UK Variant” Case Identified in Teton County

The Wyoming Department of Health (WDH)) today confirmed the state’s first case of the “UK variant,” or B.1.1.7 COVID-19 variant, has been identified in a Teton County adult male. While further investigation is ongoing, early information suggests exposure to the…

Light at the End of the Tunnel: Moderna Vaccine safe and effective; available in phases

As the vaccine campaign against COVID-19 rolls across Wyoming –  including Star Valley – the state health department continues to remind residents and health officials to be patient and continue safe community protocols. They offer a tool box – you…

Lincoln County at 68 active cases as state Covid-19 numbers relatively stable

By The Wyoming News Exchange The number of active coronavirus cases in Wyoming remained relatively stable Monday as the number of new cases exceeded the number of reported recoveries by only 20. The Wyoming Department of Health, in its daily…

Bars, Restaurants Can Resume Late Night Service After Decline in COVID-19 Hospitalizations

CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Governor Mark Gordon has announced a return to normal operating hours for bars and restaurants, praising the response by Wyomingites that has resulted in a decline in COVID-19 hospitalizations around the state. Effective January 9, updated health orders…