Fremont area physicians conduct 764 COVID-19 consultations in last two weeks, 672 directed to self-isolate - Cheyenne, WY Cap City News
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Fremont area physicians conduct 764 COVID-19 consultations in last two weeks, 672 directed to self-isolate


CASPER, Wyo. — The Fremont County Incident Management Team have been sharing data regarding COVID-19 coronavirus in the area on a daily basis.

Confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 in Fremont County and the Wind River Indian Reservation stand at 27 as of 12:40 pm Friday, April 3. That is up from 26 reported on Thursday.

The incident management team show that these cases are in these areas:

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  • ​Lander: 15
  • ​​Riverton: 1
  • ​Wind River Indian Reservation: 11

The team also shares data about the number of people in the area who have received consultations from physicians related to COVID-19. In the last two week, 764 people have received such consultations. Physicians directed 672 of these people to self-isolate.

On Wednesday, the management team reported that 608 people had been directed to self-isolate in the 14 days ahead of that date.

In Friday’s release, the incident management team showed data available from some clinics and hospitals in the area regarding Thursday, April 2 COVID-19 consultations:

Fremont County Public Health Officer Dr. Brian Gee shared updates on COVID-19 in the Fremont area in this video on Wednesday:

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.