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City moves away from cash payments due to COVID-19 concerns

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Beginning on Saturday, March 28th, 2020 the City of Cheyenne will no longer be accepting cash payments at the following locations due to the COVID-19 pandemic:

  • Transfer Station (220 N. College Dr.)
  • Landfill (1461 Happy Jack Rd.)
  • Compost Facility (3714 Windmill Rd.)
  • Transit (322 W. Lincolnway)

The City says that to in replacement of cash transactions, these locations will accept credit cards, debit cards, and personal checks for payment.

According to the City, these new measures are being implemented for the safety and well-being of our community and employees in order to provide continued services to the public.

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The City says that they will announce when cash returns as an accepted form of payment. 

The Latest Statistics from the Wyoming Department of Health:

What to do if you are feeling sick: In the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak, the Casper-Natrona County Health Department says that people who are feeling sick or exhibiting symptoms should contact their primary physician.

If you do not have a primary care provider, and live in Natrona County, please contact the COVID-19 hotline, operated by the Casper-Natrona County Department of Health. The line is open Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm 577-9892. Hotline services are intended for Natrona County residents and may not be able to provide specific information to persons calling from out of county.

Officials ask that you please do not self-report to the Emergency Room. Persons experiencing problems breathing should call 9-11.

For general inquiries and non-symptom related questions about COVID-19, please contact the Casper-Natrona County Health Department via email:

  • Practice Social Distancing by putting distance between yourself and other people. This is especially important for people who are at higher risk of getting very sick.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds especially after you have been in a public place, or after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing. If soap and water are not readily available, use a hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol.
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick
  • Stay home if you’re sick
  • Cover coughs and sneezes. Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue when you cough or sneeze or use the inside of your elbow.
  • Clean AND disinfect frequently touched surfaces daily. This includes tables, doorknobs, light switches, countertops, handles, desks, phones, keyboards, toilets, faucets, and sinks.

A list of area closures attributed to COVID-19 are available here.