The Coronavirus outbreak has created an unprecedented response situation for local governments across the country. As a service to our member communities, we’ve compiled this list of resources and information for your use.

Local Government Resources

WAM Guidance on Holding Open Meetings During Social Distances Click Here 

WAM Explanation of Emergency Mayoral Powers Click Here

Local HR Impact of Proposed Federal Coronavirus Legislation Explained by John Aguirre, HR Director, City of Gillette Click Here

SHRM Summary of Impacts of HR 6201, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act Click Here

National League of Cities – Local Government Coronavirus Resources compiled by NLC Click Here

International City/County Managers Association – ICMA provides preparation recommendations before COVID-19 hits Click Here

Wyoming 211 – If you have citizens in need of social service referral help please encourage them to call 211 or Click Here

Wyoming County Commissioners Association – WCCA’s compiled resource page for COVID-19 response Click Here

Municipal Resource and Support Center – Resource page on managing your municipality during this outbreak Click Here

State of Wyoming

Governor Mark Gordon – Statewide Public Health Order issued on 3-19-20 closing bars, restaurants and other public gathering space Click Here

State of Wyoming – Official COVID-19 response page for the State of Wyoming. Click Here

Wyoming Department of Health – Offical COVID-19 response page for the Wyoming Department of Health Click Here

Governor Mark Gordon – Announcement of multiple COVID-19 task forces Click Here

Wyoming Department of Homeland Security – Access to resources through the Wyoming Information Sharing Platform Click Here

Federal Government

US Centers for Disease Control – COVID-19 resource page from the CDC Click Here

The White House – The President’s Coronavirus Guidelines for America Click Here

Additional Resources

Some of the resources feature information from other states, please check with your city/town attorney before taking action on any of these.

Public Meetings Opinion and Advice from the Attorney General of Arizona Click Here

What’s an Employer to Do? – HR advice during the COVID-19 response Click Here

7 ways to make working from home easier during the coronavirus pandemic from Fortune Magazine Click Here

Check out how the City of Casper is holding public meetings in this Casper Star Tribune article Click Here

Sample Emergency Declarations, Action Plans and Ordinances

Ordinance Allowing for Delivery of Package Alcoholic Beverages from City of Sheridan Click Here 

Emergency Action Plan from City of Lander Click Here

Emergency Declaration from City of Lander Click Here

Emergency Mitigation Measure Ordinance from City of Jackson Click Here

Emergency Health Orders from Teton County (These were adopted by the state) Click Here