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If you are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 such as cough, shortness of breath or a fever, Fremont County Public Health is advising you stay at home. If your symptoms worsen, contact your healthcare provider. If you have been advised by a physician to self-isolate call Public Health at 307-857-3677 or 307-856-6979.

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#Latest News & Updates

41 confirmed active cases of COVID in Fremont County currently

The Fremont County Incident Management Team shared today, July 16th, that "with the increase of cases in Fremont County, we plan to publish our...

Additional Fremont County coronavirus-related death announced

Wyoming Department of Health release: A Fremont County man identified previously as one of Wyoming’s laboratory-confirmed cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) died recently, according...

Face masks or social distancing; local schools adjust to meet statewide mandates for fall return

This week, the majority of local school districts met for the first time to discuss their reopening plan drafts based on the requirements set...

Second coronavirus-related death reported in Sweetwater County

 A second of three patients hospitalized at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County has become the county's second COVID-related death, according to the Sweetwater County...

FCSD #25 plans public forum for fall reopening plan

Fremont County School District #25 Board of Trustees discussed the draft plan for reopening in the fall, referred to as the "Smart Start" plan,...

Smith’s shoppers required to wear face masks starting July 22nd

Kroger, the parent company of Smith's Food and Drug, announced on Twitter this afternoon they will require customers to wear face masks beginning next...

Walmart shoppers required to wear face coverings starting Monday

Walmart Corporate announced today, July 15th, that shoppers are required to wear face coverings starting next week. "Currently about 65 percent of our more than...

Wyoming coronavirus-related death total goes up with Sweetwater County death

Wyoming Department of Health release:  The Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) is announcing the death of a Sweetwater County man identified previously as one of...

Current public health orders extended through July 31st, says Governor Gordon

CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Wyoming’s current public health orders will be extended through July 31st as the state continues to see increasing numbers of COVID-19...

Budget cuts approved by Governor Gordon total more than $250 Million

CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Governor Mark Gordon has announced deep budget cuts for the current two-year budget cycle totaling more than $250 million, or nearly...

Governor Gordon deploying CARES Act funding to respond to COVID-19 crisis

CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Governor Mark Gordon continues to get needed resources out to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic and its impacts in Wyoming. Congress...

Daily nonstop flights between Riverton and Denver restart August 1st

Riverton Regional Airport (RRA) has made a few adjustments over the last few months due to COVID-19. Since May 4th, flights between Riverton and...

Local schools starting to release reopening plans for the fall

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Jillian Balow recently released the Smart Start guidance document for Wyoming schools that provides requirements, recommendations, and considerations based...

Laramie County death added to coronavirus-related state total

The following is a release from the Wyoming Department of Health: A Laramie County man identified previously as a laboratory-confirmed case of coronavirus disease 2019...

COVID-19 Interruption Fund closes as demand exceeds expectations

Wyoming small business owners’ demand for COVID-19 Business Relief Interruption funding has far exceeded initial expectations, but the Wyoming Business Council will be able...

Smart Start guidance just released for fall school reopenings

CHEYENNE - State Superintendent of Public Instruction Jillian Balow released the Smart Start guidance document Wednesday at a joint press conference with Wyoming Governor...

Governor Gordon continues to help small businesses recover from COVID-19

CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Governor Mark Gordon has allocated $50 million in additional funding from the federal CARES Act to the Business Interruption Stipend Program...

Public health orders remain unchanged as COVID-19 case numbers increase

CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Wyoming’s current public health orders will be extended through July 15 as the number of cases of COVID-19 in the state...

80% of local COVID-19 positive cases now recovered, says Public Health

Below is the latest update from the Fremont County Incident Management Team shared today, June 25th: The current numbers from the dashboard and state map...

Wyoming Department of Health: As COVID-19 cases grow, prevention more important than ever

Wyoming Department of Health release: To Date, 1,016 Lab-confirmed Cases, 266 Probable Cases and 20 Deaths Reported Among Wyoming Residents As Wyoming’s reported number of lab-confirmed...

Wind River Tribal Court to resume in-person proceedings in July

Today, June 24th, Wind River Tribal Court reviewed the current Court operation under the State of Emergency Declared by the Tribes of the Wind...

Two more Wyoming coronavirus-related deaths confirmed

Wyoming Department of Health release: Two more residents of a Washakie County long-term care facility who were listed previously as laboratory-confirmed cases of coronavirus disease...

One week left for Eastern Shoshone Tribal members to apply for COVID-19 Emergency Living Assistance

Ft. Washakie, WY-- The deadline is nearing to apply for the COVID-19 Emergency Living Assistance in the amount of $800 for all enrolled members...

247 COVID-19 recoveries reported in Fremont County

Below is the latest update from the Fremont County Incident Management Team shared today, June 18th: Currently, the total number of cases since March in...

Eastern Shoshone Business Council approves release of COVID-19 Emergency Living Assistance funds

The Eastern Shoshone Business Council has approved the release of funds for the COVID-19 Emergency Living Assistance in the amount of $800 to all...

Wyoming Department of Health updates guidance supporting outdoor visitation at long-term care facilities

CHEYENNE, Wyo. – The Wyoming Department of Health has issued updated guidance to allow long-term care facilities to permit in-person visitation outdoors under specific...

St. John’s Health CEO Update: Good news on the home front!

Feature image: h/t St. John's Health, Facebook photo From CEO Paul Beaupre, MD: I’m pleased to share some good news on a couple of fronts. First,...

Fremont County enters Phase 2 of the COVID-19 Recovery Plan

Below is an update shared by the Fremont County Incident Management Team today, June 12th: As of Wednesday, June 10th, there are new continuations (the...

Wyoming Business Relief Program issues first grant payments, application period remains open

CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Governor Mark Gordon announced that the first grant payments to Wyoming small business owners who applied for COVID-19 mitigation assistance have...

2 Fremont County art organizations receive CARES Act support grants through Wyoming Arts Council

The Wyoming Arts Council, with support from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act,...

Indoor gathering limits increased, parades permitted under updated health orders

The following is a press release from the Office of Governor Mark Gordon: CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Updated public health orders that take effect June 15 will...

Annual Fremont Area Road Tour moves to virtual challenge due to COVID-19

The Lander Cycling Club is hosting the 11th Annual Fremont Area Road Tour from August 1st - 31st. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this...

Fremont County’s Coronavirus-related death tally grows

Wyoming Department of Health release: Another Wyoming resident listed previously as a laboratory-confirmed coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) case from Fremont County has died, according to...