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GILLETTE (WNE) — A COVID-19 vaccination campaign from Campbell County Public Health will have a strong emphasis on people’s freedom to choose. For the second time in four months, Campbell County Commissioners voted on whether to allow Public Health to use a federal grant for an educational campaign...
Wyoming still most hesitant state for vaccination   By Morgan Hughes Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER — Wyoming remains the most vaccine hesitant state in the nation, according to the latest numbers from U.S. Census Bureau polling. Wyoming children ages 12 to 17 now fall into...
Barrasso: ‘I’m pro-vaccine and anti-mandate’   By CJ Baker Powell Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   POWELL — While some Wyomingites and Republican officials have been hesitant to endorse the COVID-19 vaccines, U.S. Sen. John Barrasso has no such qualms.  “As a doctor, I believe in vaccines....
More Wyoming residents eligible for boosters   By Morgan Hughes Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER —A wider swath of Wyomingites is now eligible for Pfizer COVID-19 booster shots after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention authorized the additional inoculations.  The...

Kristi Gabriel kisses her husband Andy Gabriel on the cheek in the couple's backyard in Gillette on Tuesday afternoon.  Kristi recently recovered from a near-death experience with COVID-19, where she had a 1 % chance of survival earlier this year.  Photo by Mike Moore, Gillette News Record.

COVID survivor asks community to vaccinate   By Jake Goodrick Gillette News Record Via Wyoming News Exchange   GILLETTE — Her symptoms came on suddenly. It was early February, when everyone looked out for and knew what a headache, fever and loss of taste and smell meant. The symptoms for Kristi and...
Campbell County School District to offer $300 incentive for staff to get COVID-19 vaccine   By Cary Littlejohn Gillette News Record Via Wyoming News Exchange   GILLETTE —The Campbell County School District will offer a one-time $300 incentive for district employees who are fully vaccinated against...
Man fired for not wearing mask sues company   By Joy Ufford Pinedale Roundup Via Wyoming News Exchange   PINEDALE — A Pinedale man filed a civil suit against his former employer who fired him for not wearing a facemask or getting a COVID-19 vaccine.  Benjamin D. Crosland, who worked for Enterprise...
More Wyoming residents seek vaccination   By Morgan Hughes Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER — Nearly 8,800 people in Wyoming received a first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine within the last two weeks. That’s the highest amount statewide since this spring, when the shots first...
Judge reduces fines for those who get vaccinated   By Ellen Gerst Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER — A Natrona County judge is offering a unique form of community service to help people pay off court fines — getting a COVID-19 vaccination. Circuit Court Judge Steven Brown...
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   On Aug. 19 during the regular board meeting, the Weston County Health Services board of trustees discussed the Biden administration’s announcement that COVID-19 vaccine mandates for nursing home employees could be released next month. And those mandates could mean...

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