Facing coronavirus and cuts

Carbon County Public Health advises commissioners of state level budget cuts, COVID efforts

Carbon County Public Health will be facing budget cuts from the State level even as they prepare for a potential increase in cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

Cuts to Public Health

During the July 7 meeting of the Board of Carbon County Commissioners (BOCCC), Nurse Manager Amanda Brown informed the commissioners that a memo had been received from the State of Wyoming warning of budget cuts of up to 20 percent.

“They have notified us that there will be budget reductions to our MCH (Maternal and Child Health) program but they do not know how much that will be yet,” said Brown. “The whol...


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