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‘Bowl for Jason’s Friends’ postponed in Casper due to on-going pandemic

Courtesy of Jason’s Friends Foundation

CASPER, Wyo. — The Jason’s Friends Foundation said on Wednesday that the “23rd Annual Bowl for Jason’s Friends” has been postponed due to the on-going COVID-19 pandemic.

“Since this is our only fundraiser, Jason’s Friends wants to make it the best that we can despite the challenges we are all facing,” the foundation said. “COVID-19 has not stopped our Wyoming families from hearing those dreaded words, ‘Your child has cancer’ so we cannot stop either!”

The fundraiser has rescheduled for Saturday, April 24 at El Mark-O Lanes in Casper.

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People can register teams of five by visiting jasonsfriends.org/bowl/ or by calling 307-235-3421.

Space is limited due to the current public health orders in Wyoming.

“Start fundraising for the 2021 Bowl for Jason’s Friends,” the release adds. “Want to participate virtually? We have the Phantom Bowling option. For
more information call 235-3421 or visit jasonsfriends.org.”

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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.