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Posted on: April 29, 2021

Teton County, WY Mask Order Set to be Rescinded on May 7, 2021

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April 29, 2021, Jackson, WY – Teton District Health Officer Public Health Order #21-3, requiring individuals in Teton County, WY to wear face coverings in certain places, is expected to be rescinded on May 7, 2021 instead of expiring on...

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Posted on: April 28, 2021

Exposure of Laboratory Test Result Data Described

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April 27, 2021

The Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) is announcing a mistaken exposure of laboratory test result data involving the health information of thousands of Wyoming residents and others, as well as describing its plan to respond.

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Posted on: April 26, 2021

FDA and CDC Lift Recommended Pause on Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) COVID-19 Vaccine Use

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Following a thorough safety review, including two meetings of the CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control an...

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Posted on: April 23, 2021

Teton County, WY Moves Into Yellow (Low) Risk Level for COVID-19

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April 23, 2021, Jackson, WY – Teton County Health Department is announcing that Teton County, WY has moved down into the Yellow (Low) Risk Level for COVID-19. This decrease from the Orange (Moderate) Risk Level has ...

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Posted on: April 16, 2021

Teton County, WY COVID-19 Vaccination Update

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Additional COVID Vaccine Appointments Available; Walk-in Appointments Welcome

April 16, 2021, Jackson, WY – Additional COVID vaccine appointments have been released this morning on the Teton County Health Department’s vaccine w...

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Posted on: April 15, 2021

Increased Food License Fee

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HB0049 was signed by the Governor this week (April 12, 2021). The bill is a fee increase for food licenses only and it takes effect on July 1st. All food licenses will be double, so a new license will be $200, renewals will be $100, and temporary permits ...

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Posted on: April 14, 2021

Teton County, WY Extends Local Mask Order

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Teton County, WY Extends Local Mask Order

April 14, 2021, Jackson, WY – Teton District Health Officer, Travis Riddell, MD, MPH, has received approval to extend the local health order that requires individuals within Teton Coun...

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Posted on: March 29, 2021

Teton County, WY COVID-19 Vaccination Update

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Vaccine Appointments for the General Public Released Tomorrow

March 29, 2021, Jackson, WY – Teton County Health Department is transitioning to Phase 2 of the COVID-19 vaccine distribution. Beginning tomorrow, Tuesday...

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Posted on: March 29, 2021

Wyoming Records Show Significantly More Deaths in 2020

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March 26, 2021

Records kept by Vital Statistics Services (VSS), which is part of the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH), show a significant increase in 2020 deaths among residents over what would have been expected before the year began, along with fewer r...

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Posted on: March 25, 2021

Albertson’s and Smith’s now Offering COVID Vaccine Appointments

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Teton County, WY COVID-19 Vaccination Update

March 25, 2021, Jackson, WY – Albertson’s and Smith’s Pharmacies are now offering community members who fall into Phase 1c COVID-19 vaccine appointment...

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Posted on: March 24, 2021

Free COVID-19 Testing for Community After Spring Break

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March 24, 2020, Jackson, WY - Teton County Health Department is now offering free COVID-19 testing for the community after spring break. The Health Department is encouraging all community members who traveled for spring break to test ...

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Posted on: March 22, 2021

Progress of Phase 1 (1A, 1B, 1C)

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March 19, 2021, Jackson, WY – The Teton County Health Department is currently vaccinating individuals included in Phase 1C and individuals who are in Phase 1A and 1B who have not already received the COVID...

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Posted on: March 18, 2021

Teton County Health Department Encourages Businesses and Organizations to Follow CDC Guidance

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March 18, 2021, Jackson, WY – On March 8, 2021, the Wyoming Governor’s Office announced that the statewide health orders would significantly change to allow bars, restaurants, theaters and gyms to resume normal ope...

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Posted on: March 12, 2021

Teton County, WY Receives Approval for Local Mask Order

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March 12, 2021, Jackson, WY – Following the March 8, 2021 announcement by the Wyoming Governor’s Office that the Statewide Mask Requirement would be removed, the Teton District Health Officer requested a local health order t...

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Posted on: March 11, 2021

Teton County, WY is in Orange (Moderate) Risk Level for COVID-19

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March 11, 2021, Jackson, WY – Teton County Health Department is announcing that Teton County, WY has moved up into the Orange (Moderate) Risk Level for COVID-19. This increase from the Yellow (Low) Risk Level is primarily du...

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Posted on: March 9, 2021

B.1.351 COVID Variant Originating in South Africa Detected in Teton County, WY

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March 8, 2021, Jackson, WY – A COVID-19 test collected on a Teton County resident in January 2021 has been genotyped and identified as the COVID-19 variant B.1.351, which was first identified in South Africa in late...

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Posted on: March 2, 2021

Teton County, WY COVID-19 Vaccination Update

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Registration Now Open for People in Phase 1c Employment Groups

March 3, 2021, Jackson, WY – Teton County Health Department has now opened registration for both the employment and higher risk population-based Phase 1c...

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Posted on: February 25, 2021

Teton County, WY is in Yellow (Low) Risk Level for COVID-19

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February 25, 2021, Jackson, WY – Teton County Health Department is announcing that Teton County, WY has moved into the Yellow (Low) Risk Level. This decrease from the Orange (Moderate) Risk Level has resulted from c...

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Posted on: February 22, 2021

Teton County, WY COVID-19 Vaccination Update

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Registration Now Open for People with Certain Chronic Conditions, Individuals on  Medicaid Community Choice Waivers and Developmental Disabilities Waivers, and  Those Who Are Caregivers for Someone at High ...

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Posted on: January 8, 2021

Teton County, WY COVID-19 Vaccination Update

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Preparations Finalized for Next Sub-Groups in Phase 1b

January 7, 2020, Jackson, WY – Teton County, WY is now ready to begin vaccinating sub-groups in phase 1b as described in the Wyoming Department of Health-Phase 1a and 1b COVID-19 Vaccine Prior...

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