Kim Deti

LARAMIE — Two years into the COVID-19 pandemic, Albany County is seeing a reprieve from the high case numbers that hit midwinter. Last week, University of Wyoming announced its first day with no positive COVID-19 tests since summer 2020. As of Tuesday, Albany County had an average rate of 2.7 cases...
FROM WYOFILE: Wyoming holding course despite lagging vaccination rate   By Joel Funk, WyoFile.com   Wyoming’s Covid-19 vaccination rate remains among the lowest in the nation, yet the state has declined to set quantifiable goals, offer incentives or otherwise modify its approach to address the...

Cheyenne/Laramie County Health Department registered nurse Valencia Bautista administers the new COVID-19 vaccine to registered nurse Terry Thayn Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2020, in south Cheyenne. Thayn is the first person in the state to receive the newly approved vaccine. Laramie County received 975 doses of the state’s initial supply of 5,000. Photo by Michael Cummo, Wyoming Tribune Eagle.

  First COVID-19 vaccines administered in Wyoming, marking "a turning point" in pandemic   By Tom Coulter Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via Wyoming News Exchange   CHEYENNE – The first doses of the newly approved COVID-19 vaccine to be administered in Wyoming were given Tuesday to a handful of medical...
Embattled state health official quits    By Morgan Hughes Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER – A Wyoming Department of Health doctor who at an event last month suggested COVID-19 was created by Russia and China to spread communism across the globe has resigned from the state...
Health Department doctor questions pandemic legitimacy   By Morgan Hughes Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER — A Wyoming Department of Health doctor questioned the legitimacy of the COVID-19 pandemic and called the forthcoming vaccine a biological weapon at an event held last...
Health Department data shows lag in death totals   By Brandon Foster  Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER – When the Wyoming Department of Health announces that more COVID-19 patients in the state have died from the disease, it is often announcing deaths that actually occurred...
Albany County resident reinfected with COVID-19 months after recovery   By Jeff Victor Laramie Boomerang Via Wyoming News Exchange   LARAMIE — An Albany County resident tested positive for COVID-19 this week — roughly six months since first being tested positive in March. The reinfection was...
Fifteen long-term care facilities deal with COVID-19   By Morgan Hughes Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER — Health officials are aware of 15 ongoing situations involving COVID-19 at Wyoming longterm care facilities as of Thursday. A week ago, only seven such facilities were in...
COVID-19 outbreaks hit long-term care   By Morgan Hughes Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER — COVID-19 cases have been identified in a dozen Wyoming long-term care facilities since the pandemic began, the state Health Department reported Tuesday.  Of those, seven are considered...
Warden explains novel coronavirus procedures at prison   By Carrie Haderlie Rawlins Times  Via Wyoming News Exchange   RAWLINS — A prison is like a small, contained city. In normal times, inmates go to work, do activities, attend church services and have access to mental health and substance abuse...

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