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Omicron variant detected in Carbon County

Omicron has officially been detected in Carbon County.

The Board of Carbon County Commissioners (BOCCC) were updated on the detection of the most recent, and highly contagious, variant of the Covid-19 virus during their January 4 meeting. The update came from Amanda Brown, nurse manager for Carbon County Public Health, with additional information from Duane Abels, the Carbon County Health Officer.

“Omicron is now the dominant variant in the US. It has been identified in Wyoming and, as of this morning, in Carbon County. The problem with variants; the testing sometimes doesn’t always paint a pi...


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