Albany County’s first documented case was Centennial resident and would-be U.S. Senator Mark Armstrong. WyoFile documents Armstrong’s illness and how a rural town reacted.
The blitz of hourly news developments associated with COVID-19 makes it difficult to track where we’ve been and what’s changed. WyoFile’s weekly review connects the through-lines.
Rural health officials face unique challenges as the pandemic worsens. Reliant on advanced medical care in other communities — care that modelers fear could become overwhelmed — stopping contagion is “our one big tool,” a nurse said.