Gordon clarifies guard's role
Wyoming National guard being used for contact tracing
October 21, 2020
Governor Mark Gordon clarified that the role of the Wyoming National Guard in assisting with contact tracing is very limited. Due to the record number of new positive cases of COVID-19 the Department of Health and counties needed urgent assistance, but the Guard members’ role is limited to contacting individuals who may have been exposed to COVID-19 based on their contact with someone who has tested positive (contact tracing).
The Governor emphasized that the agreement between the Wyoming National Guard and the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) is only for contact tracing services. The a...