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Vaccine phase opens to more candidates

Health orders loosened for events and personal care services

The current phase of COVID-19 vaccinations has been opened further to now include people with certain serious health conditions that place them at higher risk from the virus.

“As the pandemic has continued, we have seen that people with certain health challenges are clearly more likely to become severely ill when they are infected with COVID-19,” said Dr. Alexia Harrist, state health officer, in a press release announcing the change.

“These vaccines can help protect these individuals.”

The health conditions listed by the Wyoming Department of Health as making a person eligible for...