COVID-19 Current Health Orders and Guidance

Statewide Health Orders:

Statewide Health Orders are issued by the Wyoming State Health Officer and are in effect for the entire state. They are issued by a medical professional rather than an elected official.

There are no Statewide Health Orders at this time.

Teton County Health Orders:

Teton County Health Orders are issued by the Teton District Health Office with authorization and approval from the Wyoming State Health Officer. These orders are issued by medical professionals, not elected officials. They are in effect for all of Teton County, Wyoming, including the City of Jackson.  

Public Health Order #21-5 requiring individuals within Teton County, Wyoming to wear face coverings in certain places, with exceptions is currently in effect and has been extended through December 31, 2021. Masks will be required when the County risk level is Red (high) or Orange (moderate). If the risk level decreases to Yellow (low) or Green (new normal), masks will not be required. The community will be notified when the County's risk level moves. To view the signed Health Order that applies within Jackson City limits, click here. To view the signed Health Order that applies in the unincorporated area of Teton County, click here.   

Recommendations from the Teton District Health Officer: 

Recommendations from the Teton District Health Officer are issued solely as guidance. Recommendations do not require approval by the Wyoming State Health Officer. Though not legally enforceable, recommendations offer health advice to best protect the community.

As of August 19, 2021, Teton County is in the high risk (red) level, which includes these recommendations for the general public.

Guidance from Teton County Health Department: 

Guidance from the Teton District Health Department is not legally enforceable, however they offer health advice to best protect the community.

Teton County Variances:

Variances: The Statewide Health Orders include provisions for County Health Officers to submit requests for variances based on local conditions and health data. Countywide Variance Orders may be less restrictive or more restrictive than the measures imposed in the Statewide Health Orders. Variances must be approved by the Wyoming State Health Officer. If approved, a variance is instituted as a local (Teton District) Health Order. 

There are no local variances at this time. 

Other Policies: 

Resolution for Mask Order at Certain County Buildings including the Teton County Health Department, the Emergency Management Center, the Rec Center, the Hansen Courthouse, the County Courthouse and the Housing/Engineering Building, which is valid through September 7, 2021. 

Mask/Face Covering Policy for all Wyoming State Buildings

Executive Order on Protecting the Federal Workforce and Requiring Mask-Wearing

TSA Security Directive for Airports/Airplanes which is valid through September 13, 2021.

Center for Disease Control's Mask Order for Transportation. Click here to learn more.