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HSC Covid-19 Incident Management Team Situation Report May 20, 2020 at 6:00pm

Please note:   Wyoming state numbers will be current in our morning reports.  Any changes in our Hot Springs County numbers will finalized in our afternoon reports. 

Hot Springs County Public Health was notified this morning of two (2) more Positive Test Results, bringing the number of identified active cases in Hot Springs County to five (5). 

It is believed one (1) of the five (5) active cases here in Hot Springs Co. is connected to the previously announced cases in Washakie County. The other four (4) here are considered community spread. The contact tracing for the first three (3) positive cases is winding down. If you have not been contacted, you are not considered a direct contact to those individuals. However, please note, a Contact Tracing investigation by Wyoming Department of Health and Hot Springs County Public Health has begun on the 2 new positive cases.

Continue to be careful in all your activities. Do not let down your guard. Covid-19 is not gone. Please...continue working hard to protect yourself and others. 

Since Tuesday, 5/19:  Final HSC numbers update each afternoon, so please check back.

There have been 7 Covid 19 tests run in Hot Springs County (total tests since pandemic began, 85)

Positive tests 5 (total 7)

Negative tests 8 (total 65)

Pending results 13

Individuals asked to isolate at home 1 (total 107)

Wyoming Department of Health and Hot Springs County Public Health continue utilizing contact tracing to conduct the investigation into anyone who may have had direct contact with the positive individuals. You will be contacted if you fall within that category. Please refer to this page for updates.

Wyoming laboratory confirmed cases this morning are 596 and there have been eleven (11) COVID-19 related deaths in Wyoming.   Please note that any discrepancies you may see between Wyoming Department of Health and Hot Springs County numbers is due to the timing of the posts.

We will continue to post twice daily, m-f, and once daily on weekends, until this current situation appears to level off.

If you are having COVID-19 like symptoms and are uninsured, COVID-19 testing and the office visit costs will be covered under the Federal Cares Act.  Please call your healthcare provider before arriving at the clinic. According to the CDC a wide range of COVID-19 symptoms include: fever, cough, shortness of breath, chills, repeated shaking with chills, muscle pain, headache, sore throat, new loss of taste or smell. These symptoms range from mild symptoms to severe illness. These symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus. 

The HSC COVID-19 Q&A is now in operation. Please submit questions to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. The answers will be posted on this website. Click on the tab labeled Hot Springs County COVID-19 Q&A. The questions will be answered by our CHO, Dr. Vernon Miller MD and our local healthcare providers.   

More Wyoming related COVID-19 information can be found: 

Wyoming Information Sharing Platform (WISP)

Wyoming Department of Health 

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