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 By Joshua Wood    News    September 16, 2020 

CCPH approach questioned

Last week, Carbon County Public Health (CCPH) raised eyebrows as they appeared to change their approach in how they respond to cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).  Throughout the pandemic,... Full story

 By Joshua Wood    News    August 5, 2020

COVID rises in Carbon County

In the past two weeks, Carbon County has seen a continued increase of confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) as tourists pour into the state and parents prepare to resume school.... Full story

 By Joshua Wood    News    July 22, 2020

Carbon County sees spike in COVID cases

Carbon County is seeing the highest spike in cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) since the pandemic began and a little over two weeks since the July 4 weekend. According to Carbon County Public... Full story

 By Joshua Wood    News    July 8, 2020

COVID cases added before July 4

Prior to the July 4 weekend, two confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) were added to Carbon County bringing the total number to 15. The two additional cases come as Wyoming continues to... Full story

 By Joshua Wood    News    June 17, 2020

Four cases added in Carbon County

While Carbon County is still relatively low in its total numbers of cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), four new cases have been added to the count within the past week. Additionally, it was... Full story

 By Joshua Wood    News    May 20, 2020

Carbon County adds two more

*UPDATE* On Tuesday evening, an 8th positive case of novel coronavirus was added to Carbon County's total count. The confirmed case is an adult male over the age of 30 who tested positive in Laramie... Full story

 By Joshua Wood    News    May 6, 2020

Governor Gordon eases restrictions on businesses

The process of easing restrictions for closures due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) began on May 1 as exceptions to two of Governor Mark Gordon's orders allowed for the reopening of businesses... Full story

 By Joshua Wood    News    May 6, 2020

Exceptions granted for Carbon County

On May 8, it was announced that Carbon County had been granted exceptions to two public health orders issued by Governor Mark Gordon and State Health Officer Alexia Harrist. The exceptions pertain to... Full story

 By Joshua Wood    News    April 22, 2020

Carbon County cases recovered

Editor’s Note: Just before going to press, Wyoming added four confirmed deaths to the state’s official count. Please visit for more information. Just two days after Wyoming... Full story

 By Staff Report    News    April 22, 2020

Four Deaths Added to Wyoming's Coronavirus-Related Count

*UPDATE* Governor Mark Gordon has provided a statement on the death of four Fremont County residents who were members of the Northern Arapaho tribe. "I want to extend my condolences to the Northern Arapaho Tribe and to the families of the four... Full story

 By Staff Report    News    April 22, 2020

Governor Gordon unveils plan to ease COVID-19 restrictions

Governor Mark Gordon has unveiled a plan to transition Wyoming to a new phase of COVID-19 response. The plan creates a pathway to ease restrictions, recover businesses, and resume some activities. The phased approach will be driven by health-related... Full story

 By Joshua Wood    News    April 15, 2020

First COVID-19 death in Wyoming

The first death related to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Wyoming was confirmed on Monday by the Wyoming Department of Health. The death comes nearly a month after Governor Mark Gordon issued... Full story

 By Staff Report    News    April 15, 2020

Wyoming's Second Coronavirus-Related Death Confirmed

The Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) is announcing the death of a hospitalized Laramie County man previously identified as a laboratory-confirmed coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) case. The older man represents Wyoming’s second reported death... Full story

 By Joshua Wood    News    April 8, 2020

Fourth case added to count in Carbon County

Over the weekend, the number of confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Wyoming continued to increase as testing continued and the virus spread. As of 4 p.m. on April 6, the total numbe... Full story

 By Joshua Wood    News    April 8, 2020

Gordon issues self-quarantine directive

On April 3, Governor Gordon added another directive in conjunction with three statewide orders that had been issued in response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Those orders, which had an... Full story

 By Staff Report    News    April 8, 2020

Get behind the mask

With new national recommendations encouraging the targeted use of personal face coverings due to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, a Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) official is updating residents on why using them at key times... Full story

 By Staff Report    News    April 8, 2020

First Coronavirus-Related Death Confirmed in Wyoming

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... Full story

 By Joshua Wood    News    April 1, 2020

Confirmed cases in Carbon County recovered

While testing for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) continues throughout Wyoming, there was recently a bit of good news for Carbon County. In a little more than a week since the first case of COVID-19... Full story

 By Joshua Wood    News    April 1, 2020

Meeting while social distancing

With the emphasis that has been placed on the importance of social distancing, and with one of three public health orders prohibiting gatherings of 10 or more people, this may leave regular attendees... Full story

 By Joshua Wood    News    April 1, 2020

Is there a doctor in the room?

Memorial Hospital of Carbon County (MHCC) hosted a social media livestream on March 27 with several of their clinical staff as they worked to provide answers to residents of Carbon County amid the ong... Full story

 By Staff Report    News    April 1, 2020

Department Advice on Potential Coronavirus Illnesses

As reported coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases continue to go up and because not everyone who may be ill can be tested, a Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) official is offering advice on what residents who are sick with a respiratory illness... Full story

 By Staff Report    News    April 1, 2020

Testing through Wyoming Public Health Lab to be limited

Because of testing supply issues, the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) will be limiting testing available through the Wyoming Public Health Laboratory for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) to the department’s established priority patients and... Full story

 By Staff Report    News    April 1, 2020

Gordon, Harrist extend orders through April 30

Governor Mark Gordon and State Health Officer Dr. Alexia Harrist have extended the three existing statewide health orders through April 30 to slow community transmission of coronavirus (COVID-19) and protect lives. The Governor continues to... Full story

 By Joshua Wood    News    April 1, 2020

Fourth confirmed case of coronavirus in Carbon County

*UPDATE* 3:41 p.m. April 4, 2020 After further investigation, it was announced by the Carbon County COVID-19 Incident Management Team that there is indeed a fourth case connected to Carbon County. The... Full story

 By Joshua Wood    News    March 25, 2020

COVID-19 confirmed in Carbon County

In less than a week, Wyoming has seen a rapid increase in the amount of confirmed cases of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) as testing continues throughout the state. In that time, Carbon County has added... Full story


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