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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

Governor Gordon extends Wyoming health orders, but outdoor gathering limits eased

Release from Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon's office: Governor Mark Gordon has announced that updated public health orders will ease...

Wyoming is the second best state in COVID-19 recovery percentage

According to a new study from WalletHub, Wyoming ranks as the second best overall state in America when it comes to COVID-19...

COVID-related death reported in Uinta County

Wyoming’s total number of deaths associated with COVID-19 has grown with the death of a Uinta County man who previously tested positive...

Governor Gordon announces CARES Wyoming College Grant Program

CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Governor Mark Gordon will fund a grant program that provides financial assistance to students who have been impacted by the...

Wind River Inter-Tribal Council modifies stay-at-home order

In response to local progress made in the fight against COVID-19, the Wind River Inter-Tribal Council has voted to modify its stay-at-home...

371 locals now recovered from COVID; positive cases still rising

The Fremont County Incident Management has provided the below Fremont County COVID-19 update today, August 6th. This update...

2nd COVID-related death on Wind River Reservation this week

A second COVID-related death this week was reported by the Northern Arapaho Tribe today, August 6th. Which brings the total 12.

Governor Gordon secures full funding for Business Relief Program to accommodate high demand

To accommodate the high demand for funding by businesses and nonprofits, Governor Mark Gordon quickly secured full funding for the current wave...

11th Fremont County COVID-related death reported

The Northern Arapaho Business Council announced last night, August 2nd, the passing of a Tribal Member due to COVID-19. The full statement...

Fall sports to begin on time, says WHSAA

The Wyoming High School Activities Association (WHSAA) is excited to announce all fall sports will begin on time. With the collaboration of...

One-Shot Antelope Hunt canceled this year

For the first time since 1944, there will not be a One-Shot Antelope Hunt in Lander this year, according to an update...

Current public health orders extended through August 15th, says Governor Gordon

CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Governor Mark Gordon has announced that Wyoming’s current public health orders will remain in place through August 15 as cases...

Northern Arapaho Business Council, Tribal healthcare leaders host discussion with U.S. Surgeon General

Chairman Lee Spoonhunter, members of the Northern Arapaho Business Council and Tribal healthcare officials were pleased to meet Friday with VADM Jerome...

Big city shutdowns impacting our local movie theaters

For the first time since March, Barry Cinemas has two new movies at the Gem in Riverton. Starting tonight, you can catch...

5 Fremont County organizations receive funds for emergency food, shelter services

United Way of Southwest Wyoming, and the Local Board for the Emergency Food and Shelter Program (EFSP) recently awarded funds to five...

SageWest Health Care urges community members to wear masks

SageWest Health Care is urging community members to wear face masks or cloth face coverings in public areas where social distancing is...

Increase in active COVID-19 cases locally, says Fremont County Incident Management Team

Below is the Fremont County Incident Management Team's weekly Fremont County COVID-19 update based on data from the Wyoming Public Health Department.

City of Riverton enters into MOU with Riverton Medical District for CARES Act funding

The decision was unanimous at the Riverton City Council on July 21st, for the City to enter into a memorandum of understanding...

Positive COVID-19 tests reported at Wyoming State Penitentiary

876 COVID-19 tests have been conducted at the Wyoming State Penitentiary (WSP) in Rawlins including staff, contract staff, and inmates.

COVID-19 stay-at-home order kept in effect on Wind River Reservation, Casinos to remain closed for now

The Northern Arapaho Business Council released the following statement today, July 22nd: The Wind River Inter-Tribal Council decided Tuesday...

FCSD #25’s public forum and reopening plan for fall 2020

In tonight's public forum the reopening plan of Fremont County School District #25 concluded upon its intentions to follow the Level 1...

FCSD #1 holding meeting tonight for review, approval of fall reopening plan

During the Board of Trustees' regular meeting last week, Fremont County School District #1 held their very first discussion and reading of...

#Wyostrong: Making ends “meat” during a pandemic

#Wyostrong stories, brought to you by Wyoming Community Bank, highlight Wyoming perseverance, ingenuity, creativity, and resilience.

Walgreens, Safeway join the list of businesses requiring customers to wear face coverings

The face-covering requirements for shoppers at Walgreens and Walmart took effect today, July 20th. These are the first to be implemented this...

Updates in the works for Shoshoni’s Town Hall

Due to COVID-19, Shoshoni's Town Hall has been closed to the public for a few months. The limited access has created considerable...

July 21st public forum announced for FCSD #25’s reopening plan

It was announced at the Wednesday evening Fremont County School District #25 Board of Trustees meeting that Superintendent Dr. JoAnne Andre-Flanagan would...

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...