City of Lander announces move to “Level 2” procedure in COVID-19 preparations

After the first case of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) was officially announced in Fremont County Friday night, the City of Lander has announced a switch to “Level 2” in preperations.

Earlier today, Mayor Monte Richardson and the Lander City Council held an emergency work session to announce their plans for COVID-19 preparations.

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The initial release with level 1 plans can be found here.

Level 2 plans include;

When there is one confirmed COVID 19 case in Fremont County or 3 confirmed cases statewide, we will move to Level 2 operations as follows:
● All Lander Community and Convention Center functions will be cancelled. Refunds will be available.
● City will close our buildings to the public. We will, however conduct business by appointment as necessary. Please call 307-332-2870 to make arrangements.
● All non-essential employees may request to work remotely.
● City Council meetings will remain open to the public to meet public open meeting laws.

We encourage people to watch the live stream by clicking here. Public comments and concerns can be taken through the live stream attributes on this site.

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