Tuesday, September 29, 2020

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HSC Covid-19 Incident Management Team Situation Report August 20,2020 at 7:45pm
Reminder, Situation Reports will be posted on Tuesdays and Thursdays, unless urgent information becomes necessary.

Governor Gordon has released the Tenth Continuation of Statewide Public Health Orders. These orders will be effective August 16 through August 31.   

Public Health Order No. 1 includes a requirement that students wear face coverings in schools in situations where 6 feet of separation cannot be maintained. Specific exemptions are listed in the order.

Public Health Order No. 2 has been updated to allow outdoor gatherings of no more than 50% of venue capacity, with a maximum of 1,000 people as long as social distancing and increased sanitization measures are in place. Indoor gatherings in a confined space remain limited to 50 persons without restrictions and 250 persons if social distancing and sanitization measures are incorporated.

See below to view the entire documents. 


To date in Hot Springs County:

Lab Confirmed Cases:  20

Active: 3

Recovered: 17

Current Probable: 0

Probable Recovered: 3


For all back to school information please see the HSCSD#1 link.  https://www.hotsprings1.org/    

Please check the HSC Covid-19 Q&A page at https://www.hscounty.com/faq
for an explanation of why the numbers from CDC, Wyoming Dept of Health and HSC Public Health might not always agree at any given moment.

 Please continue to be careful in all your activities. Do not let down your guard. Covid-19 can be transmitted by someone before symptoms or without symptoms.  Social distancing remains a critical safeguard.  Please…wear a face covering if close contact with others is possible. 

Wyoming laboratory:

Confirmed cases to date:  2940

Probable:  528

Deaths:  34

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, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, 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