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On February 11, 2020 the World Health Organization announced an official name for the disease that is causing the 2019 novel coronavirus outbreak, first identified in Wuhan China. The new name of this disease is coronavirus disease 2019, abbreviated as COVID-19. In COVID-19, ‘CO’ stands for ‘corona,’ ‘VI’ for ‘virus,’ and ‘D’ for disease. Formerly, this disease was referred to as “2019 novel coronavirus” or “2019-nCoV”. There are many types of human coronaviruses including some that commonly cause mild upper-respiratory tract illnesses. COVID-19 is a new disease, caused be a novel (or new) coronavirus that has not previously been seen in humans.


ACSD#1 Extends Masking Requirement Til November 13
At the October 13 Board of Trustees Regular Meeting, the board voted to approve the COVID-19 Mitigation Plan, which includes universal masking in K-12 facilities, through Friday, November 12.

The November 12 deadline reflects the first Friday that follows the next Board of Trustees Regular Meeting wh…
UW Extending Mask Policy
Masks will continue to be required inside most University of Wyoming buildings where 6-foot social distancing isn’t possible, following action by the UW Board of Trustees.
The board voted on Wednesday, October 13, to extend the mask policy, as Albany County remains in the Wyoming Depa…

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