Pinedale woman says slow government aid and an eviction notice led her to open in mid-April in violation of a state health order. “I’ve got a business to run and a family to feed,” she said.
Physician’s assistant reflects on the rapidly shifting realities of providing health care on Wind River Indian Reservation during a pandemic.
With COVID-19 pandemic upending life in Wyoming, UW historian examines how the state survived the devastating 1918 Spanish influenza outbreak.
With Wind River Indian Reservation communities particularly vulnerable to the outbreak, officials acted early to implement stringent orders and healthcare adaptations that go beyond much of the rest of Wyoming.
Residents disagree about the state’s efforts to tamp down COVID-19’s spread with some arguing measures have been inadequate while others charge overreach.