Below are a list of changes business and governmental organizations have made in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. Feel free to email or comment below for more changes. 

Medical Center Pharmacy is open normal hours, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday and 9 a.m.-noon Saturday. The lobby is closed, but staff are doing curbside service. Call ahead, and someone will bring prescriptions or over the counter medications out to your car.

Olive Glenn Golf Course is open for those wanting to play. There will be no carts, however people may bring pull carts. For the next week the course will be offering free golf to the community and surrounding areas Clubhouse and restaurant will remain shut down, however the club will again be serving beverages.

Walmart store manager John Dickson said those in need of temporary or permanent employment can text "jobs" at 240240 or visit 

Custom Delivery Service, Inc. has modified its hours 8 a.m.-5 p.m. to accommodate the general public and businesses, especially medical, who need to ship. FedEx Express will continue to pick up Express packages by 1:45 p.m. and Ground packages by 4 p.m. UPS pick up at 4:45 p.m. for all services. For businesses and individuals in need of restocking shelves or unable to find what you need on the local shelf, we are picking up items in Billings and making them available locally daily, Monday-Friday call (307) 587-5276.

Big Horn Cinemas is opening its concession stand drive-up window 6-8 p.m. tonight. The business, currently closed otherwise, may open the window again in the future depending on the interest.

• Free soup for those in need will be provided Tuesday and Friday, 4:30–5:30 p.m. at the Buffalo Bill Center of the West.

• The Park County Animal Shelter is giving away free dog and cat food to those in need.

Girl Scout Cookies will not be sold via in-person sales and all in-person deliveries have been suspended.

Trinity Lutheran Church in Cody is holding Sunday services at 10:30 a.m. at the American Dream Drive In theater in Powell. Attendees will remain in their vehicles and listen to the 30-minute service on loudspeakers. Many churches are also holding services online.

• U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Tax Day has been moved from April 15 to July 15.

Black Hills Energy is temporarily suspending nonpayment disconnections for customers. Visit to explore options to assist in those hardships.

• Wyoming Highway Patrol will be suspending services for Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) inspections. Some county clerks and treasurer’s through-out Wyoming have stopped issuing titles and registrations in person and have resorted to other ways to renew registrations such as online or through the mail.  Please check with your local county for confirmation.

• Sleeping Giant Ski Area will be closed for the remainder of the season and all events scheduled for this weekend are cancelled. After announcing it would remain open through the weekend on Wednesday morning, the ski area reversed that decision Thursday.

• Walmart will be open from 7 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. beginning Thursday.From March 24-April 28, Walmart will host an hour-long senior shopping event every Tuesday for customers 60 and older, which will start one hour before stores open.

Big Horn Cinemas closed after their movie showings completed on Tuesday night. It has not determined when the temporary close will be lifted at the movie theatre.

The Buffalo Bill Center of the West has closed for the time being in response to the outbreak.

• Yellowstone National Park is announcing modifications to operations to implement the latest guidance from authorities to promote social distancing. The park evaluated areas of potential risk of exposure to COVID-19. Based on this analysis, effective immediately, the park will temporarily close the Albright Visitor Center and Boiling River soaking/swimming area (which usually closes due to high water in the spring) until further notice. The road from the North Entrance at Gardiner, Montana, through the park to Cooke City, Montana, remains open and accessible to the public. Visit Current Conditions for details and updates.

Albertsons is reserving 7-9 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays for senior citizens and other at-risks people in the community. During those times, the grocery store asks others avoid shopping. The store has also reduced its hour to 6 a.m.-10 p.m.

Northern Wyoming Surgical Center has been actively engaged in efforts to prepare, prevent, and execute emergency  plans to limit the threat of COVID-19. As suggested by the Surgeon General of the United States, the American College of Surgeons, and the Ambulatory Surgery Center Association elective procedures should be postponed at this time and supplies and resources should be reserved for urgent cases only. As such, Northern Wyoming Surgical Center will postpone all elective cases until April 5. The Center will remain open for urgent cases that cannot be postponed.     

Shoshone National Forest offices remain open and operational, and is monitoring the COVID-19 situation closely, and making necessary changes should the need arise. To assist, they are asking all visitors to self-assess using USDA provided questions. All of their public bathroom facilities are closed.

Cody Cupboard has suspended in-store shopping Friday to protect the safety of shoppers as well as Cody Cupboard volunteers. People who sign up for the program with the Department of Family Services will be provided with a pre-packed mix of food at the door of the Cody Cupboard.

Baby items including food, formula and diapers will be available at the Park County Public Health Department.  The Public Health Department is located in the Park County Courthouse at 1002 Sheridan Ave.  Cody, WY 82414 with office hours 8 a.m.-noon and 1-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. 

Cody Cupboard welcomes food and monetary donations from the community.  Food donations will be accepted at the back door of the Cupboard Monday through Friday 1-4 p.m. or can be placed in the cooler after hours.

The Park County Sheriff's Office is temporarily not allowing any in-person jail visits or doing in-person services for the public, such as fingerprinting.

• While most events have been cancelled or suspended due to the outbreak and advice from the CDC and President Donald Trump to have no large gatherings, the blood drive at the VFW is still on as of Tuesday morning.

• In order to keep Park County Animal Shelter staff safe and healthy so they can continue to care for the more than 80 animals in their care, staff are limiting the amount of people who can come in to the shelter. Volunteers will not be allowed for the time being. If you are interested in adopting an animal, please fill out the application online and we will process your application from there and be in contact with you when it is approved. After the application has been approved you can come and meet the animal. For more information contact 307-587-5110 or send us an email at

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