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LCSD suspends assemblies, events, field trips in response to coronavirus outbreak


The Laramie County School District announced it will suspend all scheduled district events until after spring break.

In a release, the LCSD said the events include assemblies and field trips. It will be determined on if or when to reschedule them after Monday, April 6, after meeting with local and state officials.

Starting on March 16, external groups will not be allowed the use of district facilities to allow for more cleaning. This will also be reevaluated after spring break.

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In addition, nonessential visitors, including volunteers, will not be allowed past the office at each of the district’s schools.

The school’s Board of Trustees will be closed and available to view on the district’s YouTube channel.

The release says there are no suspected cases of coronavirus, or COVID-19, within the school district at this time.

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.