Though Wyoming is still in Phase 1A, Phase 1B vaccination priorities have been established and are generally being described to include people who are 70 years of age or older, as well as other frontline essential workers who interact with the public on a daily basis and are unable to consistently distance themselves from others.
'I lost my grandpa on December 14 to COVID. He battled for over a month. I got it to protect my family and community, so hopefully they don’t have to lose a loved one. It gives me peace of mind that, as a nurse being exposed to the virus, I’m doing what I can to protect everyone else around me.'
The Wyoming Department of Health reported 163 new cases of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours, bringing the statewide total to 36,700. For the second day in a row, no new cases were reported for Natrona County in the last 24 hours, leaving the current number of active cases in Natrona County at 189.
The Wyoming Department of Health reported 410 new cases of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours, bringing the statewide total to 36,392. 26 new cases were reported for Natrona County in the last 24 hours, leaving the current number of active cases in Natrona County at 183.
“More than 300 Wyoming families are mourning the loss of someone they loved due to the virus. The burden on our hospitals remains high. Businesses and communities are facing big challenges,” Harrist said. “That’s why I recommend and encourage Wyoming residents to get vaccinated when it is their turn to do so.”