It comes as no surprise that during this time of crisis, we are seeing the very best of Wyoming people, businesses and communities. Wyoming, through its citizens, businesses, schools, churches, non-profits, and community organizations, has stepped up in unbelievably generous and creative ways to help friends and neighbors, our healthcare community and most vulnerable citizens. Here you will find highlights of just some of the many, many efforts taking place across Wyoming to support our local communities.
These are difficult times in Wyoming. If you or someone you know have lost your job due to the Coronavirus crisis, please refer to the resources below. We hope they are helpful to you. This is only a short list. The Wyoming Legislative Service Office put together a comprehensive list that can be found here. […]
Last Tuesday, I had the opportunity to visit with Dr. Paul Beaupré, CEO of St. John’s Health in Jackson. Teton County has been a hot spot for the COVID-19 pandemic in Wyoming with 64 laboratory confirmed cases. Dr. Beaupré noted that the number of cases in Teton County is likely far more than we know […]
Yesterday, I had the opportunity to connect with Michele Chulick, President and CEO of the Wyoming Medical Center in Casper. As of April 20, there have been 38 laboratory confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Natrona County, 22 of which have recovered. I checked in with Ms. Chulick for an update on how the hospital and […]
Last Friday, April 10, I had the opportunity to visit with leadership from the SageWest Health Care in Lander. I spoke with Chief Executive Officer John Ferrelli, Chief of Staff Mel Meyer, MD, Chief Nursing Officer Kathie Hirsch-Lanute and Director of Quality Management Leah Holman. Josh Hopson with LifePoint Health and the President of the Wyoming […]
I had the opportunity to visit on the phone with Tim Thornell, the President and CEO of Cheyenne Regional Medical Center (CRMC). Their hospital is on the front lines of diagnosing and treating residents of Laramie County with COVID-19.
As you know, Congress recently passed a phase 3 Coronavirus relief package called the CARES Act. After many days of negotiation and debate, the final legislation was signed into law by President Trump on Friday, March 27th. The CARES Act is a huge bill. And I’ve received many messages asking how it will impact families, businesses and seniors. So to help navigate how it will affect you, I compiled a list of key points and a few resources.
There’s no question the COVID-19 is impacting every aspect of life here in Wyoming and all across the country. Governor Mark Gordon has announced the closure of theaters, bars, nightclubs, coffee shops, employee cafeterias, self-serve buffets, salad bars, unpackaged self-serve food services, gyms, conference rooms and museums.