Attitudes frustrate health officer

Prior to the start of a monthly meeting with elected officials about the COVID-19 pandemic, Sweetwater County Health Officer was frank with her opinions regarding shifting attitudes.

“It’s kind of disconcerting that everyone thinks the pandemic is over -- it isn’t,” Dr. Jean Stachon said before the meeting started.

Sweetwater County continues to have some of the highest infection and percent positivity rates in the state, with the county having 9.9% positivity for COVID-19 tests while the state averages at 2.4%.

According to data collected by the Wyoming News Exchange, Sweetwater County has th...


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