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How COVID-19 Affects Current Business Trends

by Mike Lambert The recent COVID-19 pandemic and resulting public health orders have closed or limited operations for small businesses throughout the state, creating uncertainty among both consumers and business owners. As the country begins to reopen, business owners are rethinking their operations and looking for examples of how they can operate in this uncharted business…

Governor Gordon allocates $50 million in additional funding to the Business Interruption Stipend Program

CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Governor Mark Gordon has allocated $50 million in additional funding from the federal CARES Act to the Business Interruption Stipend Program to ensure the program keeps pace with demand from small businesses across the state. The additional funding is available to businesses with 50 employees or fewer to help them recover from…

Albany County Tourism Board COVID-19 Marketing Co-op Program

For a limited time as part of COVID-19 relief, Albany County Tourism Board and Visit Laramie would like to offer a special co-op advertising opportunity to local businesses. The goal of this program is to help our community rebound quicker and to help aid our local businesses, friends, and neighbors in the community with advertising…

statewide orders

Public health orders remain unchanged as COVID-19 case numbers increase

CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Wyoming’s current public health orders will be extended through July 15 as the number of cases of COVID-19 in the state continues to steadily increase, Governor Mark Gordon announced today. Twenty-five percent of Wyoming’s total number of lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 have been identified in the past two weeks, with 288 new…

Indoor gathering limits increased, parades permitted under updated health orders

CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Updated public health orders that take effect June 15 will continue to ease restrictions on public gatherings in Wyoming, Governor Mark Gordon announced today. The updated orders allow indoor gatherings of up to 250 people with restrictions, permit parades to occur (with appropriate social distancing), and allow K-12 schools, community colleges, the University,…

Statewide order pertaining to public gatherings

Governor Mark Gordon announced April 28, 2020 that the public health order forbidding gatherings of ten (10) or more people will be extended through May 15, 2020.