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JCHC Benefiting From Community Support in Fighting COVID-19

The Johnson County Healthcare Center/s COVID Evaluation Center is now operational. The center now has the capability of evaluating patients in their vehicle or in an isolated part of the hospital.   The announcement was made yesterday by CEO Sean McCallister during the hospital’s press briefing.   McCallister also announced that he expects 5,000 N95...

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Gov. Gordon Evaluating Possible Need to Extend COVID-19 Executive Orders

Governor Mark Gordon held a media briefing yesterday and announced that the number of positive cases of coronavirus in Wyoming stands at 94, more than tripling the number in the past week.   According to the governor, the administration is evaluating the possible need to extend the executive orders already issued to match the April...

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Sheridan City Council Passes Emergency Ordinance Allowing Alcohol Deliveries to Residents

The Sheridan City Council held a special meeting on Friday afternoon and passed an emergency ordinance allowing local liquor stores, breweries, and wineries to deliver malt beverages, wine and liquor to residential location within the city. The action is an effort to support those business entities adversely affected by mandated closures relating to COVID-19. Koltiska...

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Sheridan Hospital Employee Tested Positive for COVID-19

Sheridan Memorial Hospital confirmed late last week that a healthcare employee has tested positive for COVID-19. The Wyoming Dept. of Health and Sheridan County Public Health are working collaboratively with the hospital to communicate with those who have had contact with that worker and follow the appropriate protocols for isolation. Sheridan County now has 6...

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Governor announces availability of Layoff Aversion Grants to Wyoming businesses

CHEYENNE – Governor Mark Gordon announced today that the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services (DWS) and the Wyoming Workforce Development Council (WWDC) are offering $300,000 in grants to support businesses in order to avert or shorten layoffs during the COVID-19 pandemic in Wyoming.   “I am working tirelessly to find and deploy tools to strengthen...

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Healthcare Employee Tests Positive for COVID-19

On Thursday, March 26, a healthcare employee at Sheridan Memorial Hospital (SMH) tested positive for COVID-19.  The Wyoming Department of Health and Sheridan County Public Health are working collaboratively with SMH to communicate with those who may have come in contact with this employee and follow the appropriate protocols for isolation.  The CDC protocols are...

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Governor, State Health Officer extend Statewide Public Health Orders through April 17

CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Governor Mark Gordon and State Health Officer Dr. Alexia Harrist have extended the three existing statewide health orders through April 17 to slow community transmission of coronavirus (COVID-19) and protect lives. Current orders closing public places including schools, prohibiting gatherings of 10 people or more in a single room or confined space (including...

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