Monday, May 25, 2020

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HSC Covid-19 Incident Management Team Situation Report May 17, 2020 at 10:15am   

On 5/16, Hot Springs County Public Health was notified of its 2nd confirmed case of Covid-19. The person had potential exposure to vulnerable adults. Wyoming Department of Health is utilizing contact tracing to conduct the investigation into anyone who may have had direct contact with the positive individual. You will be contacted if you fall within that category. Please refer to this page for updates.

Wyoming laboratory confirmed cases are 559 and there have been eight (8) 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. Both sites post once daily.

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.

Hot Springs County test results to date include: 

  • 55 tests completed 

  • 3 positive test results (1 Washakie County resident tested 3/26/20)

    1 active, 1 recovered, 1 Washakie County resident

  • 4 probable cases 

    2 active, 2 recovered

  • 48 negative test results

  • 3 pending results

  • 57 individuals asked to isolate at home 

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. 

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HSC Covid-19 Incident Management Team Situation Report May 16 , 2020 11:20am   

Hot Springs County Public Health has been notified of its 2nd confirmed case of Covid-19. The person had potential exposure to vulnerable adults. Wyoming Department of Health is utilizing contact tracing to conduct the investigation into anyone who may have had direct contact with the positive individual. You will be contacted if you fall within that category. Please refer to this page for updates. 

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.

Hot Springs County test results to date include: 

  • 54 tests completed 

  • 3 positive test results (1 Washakie County resident tested 3/26/20)

  • 4 probable cases 

    • 2 active

    • 2 recovered

  • 48 negative test results

  • 3 pending results

  • 55 individuals asked to isolate at home  

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. 

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HSC Covid-19 Incident Management Team Situation Report May 15 , 2020 9:30am   

Updates will be provided on this website by the Unified Command once daily, unless the situation changes.  Wyoming laboratory confirmed cases are 529, Wyoming probable cases are 172, there have been 7 COVID-19 related deaths in Wyoming.

Flyover on Friday May 15th - The Wyoming Air National will be conducting an aerial salute to the health care professionals on the frontlines in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. On Friday, May 15, they will present a two-ship C-130 flyover across the skies of each hospital around the state. It is scheduled to fly over Thermopolis at 11:45AM.

The Fourth Continuation of the Public Health Orders will be effective 12:01am on May 15th. Enjoy the opportunities provided by the orders, but 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.  

If you would like to submit a request for exception please send your request for information to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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. 

Hot Springs County test results to date include: 

  • 53 tests completed 
  • 2 positive test results 
  • 2 probable cases 
  • 1 recovered (results unavailable for Washakie resident)
  • 48 negative test results
  • 3 pending results
  • 51 individuals asked to isolate at home  

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HSC Covid-19 Incident Management Team Situation Report May 14 , 2020 10:40am   

Updates will be provided on this website by the Unified Command once daily, unless the situation changes.  Wyoming laboratory confirmed cases are 523, Wyoming probable cases are 165, there have been 7 COVID-19 related deaths in Wyoming.

Governor Mark Gordon is holding a press conference at today at 3pm.  The Fourth Continuation of the Public Health Orders will be effective 12:01am on May 15th. 

Enjoy the opportunities provided by the orders, but 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.  

If you would like to submit a request for exception please send your request for information to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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. 

Hot Springs County test results to date include: 

  • 53 tests completed 
  • 2 positive test results 
  • 2 probable cases 
  • 1 recovered (results unavailable for Washakie resident)
  • 48 negative test results
  • 3 pending results
  • 51 individuals asked to isolate at home