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Positive COVID-19 test causes The Laramie County Library Cafe to close until further notice

Courtesy of Laramie County Library Systems, Facebook

CHEYENNE, Wyo. – According to a press release, the Library Café will be closed until further notice due to an employee testing positive for COVID-19. Laramie County Library System remains open for normal operating hours.

“The library’s safety restrictions ensure that no member of the public without an exempting medical condition has been in The Library Café without a mask, nor have they been within six feet of the employee for more than fifteen minutes,” Laramie County Library System officials stated in the release.

The Laramie County Library Board of Directors and County Librarian say they will continue to closely monitor the situation and work in tandem with the Cheyenne-Laramie County Health Department to keep library employees and the public safe. 

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“If any individual has visited The Library Café on November 12 or November 13 and is concerned about their health and safety, they may contact the Laramie County Health Department for more information,” the announcement from the Library went on to say.

Members of the public who have any questions may contact: Carey Hartmann, County Librarian, at 307-773-7222 or chartmann@lclsonline.org


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: covid@cnchd.org


  • 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.