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Wayne Couch discusses mask mandate during meeting of county commissioners

“I understand people have expressed concerns about their civil liberties. I get that, I understand that. On the other hand, this is a public health emergency. The last one of these major pandemics like this was over 100 years ago. We’re not planning on this lasting forever, I don’t expect the public to tolerate it forever.”

On November 17, Carbon County was one of nine counties in Wyoming that instituted a mask mandate following approval by State Health Officer Alexia Harrist. Dr. Wayne Couch, public health officer for Carbon County, discussed the health order with the Board of Carbon County C...


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