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Incident Management Team Situation Report October 29, 2020 at 4:00pm
 
Reminder, Situation Reports will be posted on Tuesdays and Thursdays, unless urgent information becomes necessary.
 
FOR DAILY INFORMATION, PLEASE VISIT health.wyo.gov

Please remember that COVID-19 is everywhere worldwide and we are all part of this.  Practice precautions and distancing for yourself, for those you care about, and for everyone you encounter throughout the day.  

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

See below to view the entire documents.

 

To date in Hot Springs County:

Lab Confirmed Cases:  45

Active: 8

Current Probable: 4

Lab Confirmed -Recovered: 36

Probable Recovered: 7


LOCAL NEWS:

October 29th, 2020 - The first Covid 19 case in Wyoming occurred on March 11th. Four weeks ago the state total was 5,948 cases.  Today, just four weeks later, it has more than doubled to 12,507.  NEW case numbers for today in counties across Wyoming are totals such as 32, 24, 21,29, 50, 64. Total deaths in Wyoming rose today to 87.  Be careful. Be aware. 

FREE HOME TEST KITS ARE AVAILABLE TO WYOMING RESIDENTS

To take advantage of the free testing, visit https://www.vaulthealth.com/covid and order a collection kit. The test order requires that you upload a photo of the person to be tested.  The $150 testing fee is waived for all kits shipped to a Wyoming address and all shipping is prepaid. The saliva is collected during a supervised, online telehealth visit with a Vault test supervisor, which requires an internet connection. Results are reported within 48 hours of when your sample arrives at the lab.   

If you are interested in statewide hospital reports  the COVID-19 Hospital Resources in Wyoming website may be of interest.  The top graph demonstrates the spikes in  Wyoming Coronavirus hospitalizations over the past few weeks. This represents ONLY patients who are too ill to stay home.  This graph does not represent those who are recovering at home.    

Hot Springs County Public Health wants to remind everyone the best way to prevent the flu is by getting a flu vaccine each year. We recommend that pretty much everyone over the age of six months should get a seasonal flu shot. Call 307-864-3311 to schedule your appointment. WE WILL EVEN COME OUT TO YOUR CAR!

REMINDER: Please submit any Covid-19 questions you may have to the HSC Covid-19 Q&A page by emailing them  to : This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Wyoming laboratory:

Cases to date: 12,507

Probable:  1918

Deaths:  87


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 


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