Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources

NOTICE

To limit the spread of COVID-19, City of Douglas facilities will be operating under new restrictions. The City will continue to conduct business, but the City requests that visitors practice social distancing, wear face masks, and limit contact whenever possible.  Customers can still drop payments and other documents in the drop boxes located in the vestibule at City Hall or on the drive up drop box on North side of the City Hall property.  Please call the main City line at (307) 358-3462 for general questions, or, if you know what department you would like to speak to, call direct.

Administration: (307) 358-3462
Community Development Department: (307) 358-2132
Landfill: (307) 351-2186
Police Department: (307) 358-3311
Public Works: (307) 358-9750

Converse County COVID-19 Information Portal

Converse County COVID-19 Alerts

The Converse County Website will be a landing place for alerts across the County.  Please check frequently and sign up for alerts.

Request for Exemption to Closure

New Exemption Provisions (March 28, 2020)

The County has released an Exemption Application for those businesses that want to apply for an exemption to the public closure order.

The form is available from the link above or can be picked up at the Public Health office between 8:00am-12:00pm and 1:00pm-5:00pm.  Completed forms can be dropped off at the Public Health Office, faxed to the Public Heath office at 307-358-3941, or emailed to Johnna.shepherd1@wyo.gov.  If you are having trouble submitting the form from a PC try installing Adobe Read or Foxit Reader.  

State of Wyoming COVID-19 Website

COVID-19 State and Federal Resources (April 1, 2020)

Governor Gordon & State Health Officer Issue State Wide Closure Order for Public Spaces 

Converse County Variances to State Health Orders

Executive Order: Beer & Wine To Go (March 30, 2020)

What to do if you were exposed to someone with COVID-19

Basics to Staying Healthy

  • Wash your hands often.
  • Cover your mouth and nose when coughing or sneezing.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose or mouth.
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • If you are sick, keep your distance from other people.
  • Practice good health habits (e.g. get plenty of sleep, be physically active, manage your stress, drink plenty of water, eat nutritious food).

COVID-19 Shop Local Directory

In times like this, supporting each other is the best thing we can do.  The City encourages you to support your local businesses.  

If you have a business and would like to be listed here, please email Clara or call (307) 358-2132 with your business name, hours of operation, how people can receive goods and services from you, along with contact information and any other message you would like to get to your customers.

The Small Business Administration has released low-interest disaster loans to help business and homeowners recover from declared disasters.  Additional information and applications can be found on the SBA website.


King’s Portion Community Food Pantry

Phone: (307) 359-9158

Hours: 4:30PM - 6:30PM, Thursday

Facebook Page: King’s Portion


Kodi Rae’s Coffee & Bakery

Phone: (307) 358-8335

Hours: 6AM - 7PM, Wednesday thru Sunday

Facebook Page: Kodi Rae’s


Friendz Pizza

Phone: (307) 358-1934

Posted April 3, 2020

Facebook Page: Friendz 


Hotel LaBonte

Phone: (307) 358-4343

Message from Business: The Hotel LaBonte is still open for business.  


LaBonte Bar

Phone: (307) 358-4343

Hours: 11AM - 8PM

Message from Business: We offer curbside service.  You can call ahead and pay over the phone.  Please come to our side door (East side of the building) for pick-up.


Safeway

Phone: (307) 358-3446

Hours: 6AM - 10PM

Special Services: at-risk hours (see below)

Facebook Page: Safeway’s


Senior Centers

Phone: (307) 358-4348 (Douglas), (307) 436-9442 (Glenrock)


Shatto’s Frontier Drug

Phone: (307) 358-5077

Hours: 8:30AM - 6PM, Monday thru Friday, 9AM - 5PM, Saturday

Website: Shatto’s Frontier Drug 

Facebook Page: Shatto’s Frontier Drug 


Solutions for Life

Phone: (307) 358-2846

Message from Business: Effective May 11, 2020.  In light of recent announcements, we are preparing to reopen our doors. The health and well-being of our client’s and our employees continues to be our top priority. We will continue to follow guidelines issued by Converse and Niobrara County Public Health Departments, along with those of the CDC, state, and local officials.  To safely welcome you back we are making temporary changes to help observe social distancing and to promote a healthy environment.  We will be limiting the number of clients into the building.   We are recommending that if Zoom is working for you, please continue to use those services. Clients must wait in their car outside and be escorted in the building.  Clients will be screened when brought into the building and consist of temperature and health questions.  Clients will be required to provide and wear masks for their protection.  All clients will wash hands upon arrival, after sneezing or coughing, blowing nose, or after smoke breaks.  As always, we will continue to clean and sanitize regularly. Each office will be cleaned and sanitized after every use. If you have had a fever in the last 72 hours or have any-other symptoms, please call the office to reschedule or change to a Zoom meeting. 


Sunset Liquor

Phone: (307) 358-9228

Hours: 10AM - 9PM, Monday thru Friday, 9AM - 9PM Saturday, Noon - 9PM Sunday

Facebook Page: Sunset Liquor  


The Depot Restaurant

Phone: (307) 358-9999

Hours: 11AM - 9PM

Special Services: curbside pickup

Facebook Page: The Depot Restaurant


Whistle Stop Mercantile

Phone: (307) 358-3663

Hours: 9AM - 3PM, Monday thru Saturday

Special Services: curbside pickup, purchase online or via phone

Website: Whistle Stop Mercantile  

Facebook Page: Whistle Stop Mercantile




Below are several links (but certainly not an exhaustive list) providing information on the Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Check out this great visualization on why social distancing matters.

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