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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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For Immediate Release

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: February 18, 2021

Wyoming Department of Health: COVID-19 Vaccine Demand Can Lead to Fraud

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February 16, 2021

The Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) is warning residents to be on alert for suspicious, potentially fraudulent activity as efforts to help prevent COVID-19 deaths and illnesses by providing free, safe and effective vaccinations continu...

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Posted on: February 11, 2021

Teton County, WY is in Orange (Moderate) Risk Level

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February 11, 2021, Jackson, WY – Teton County Health Department is announcing that Teton County, WY has moved into the Orange (Moderate) Risk Level. The change from the Red (High) Risk Level is due to continued improvements in some of t...

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Posted on: February 10, 2021

Teton County, WY COVID-19 Vaccination Update

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For Immediate Release

Additional Mass COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics in February and March to Use Extra Vaccine Allocated 

February 10, 2021, Jackson, WY – Teton County Health Department has received notice from the Wyoming Department ...

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Posted on: February 5, 2021

Community Health Needs Assessment Quality of Life survey begins February 1

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The Teton County Health Department (TCHD) and St. John's Health (SJH) are partnering on the Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA), an every-three-year initiative designed to improve the health and quality of life for Teton County residents.

The public w...

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Posted on: February 3, 2021

Teton County, WY is Back in Red or High-Risk Level

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Teton District Health Officer Rescinds Variance to Statewide Health Order #1 and Recommendation #11

February 4, 2021, Jackson, WY – Teton County Health Department is announcing that Teton County, WY has moved into the Red (High) Risk Level. The C...

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Posted on: February 2, 2021

Teton County, WY COVID-19 Vaccination Update

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For Immediate Release 

Other Subgroups Please Wait; Process will Take Months; Employment  Based Subgroups Will Go Through Employers 

February 2, 2021, Jackson, WY – Teton County is currently vaccinating both ind...

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Posted on: February 1, 2021

Teton County, WY COVID-19 Vaccination Update

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Changes to WDH COVID Vaccine Priority Groups; Still Working on Vaccinating all Those 70+; Registration Open For 65+

February 1, 2021, Jackson, WY – The Wyoming Department of Health has updated the Phase 1a and 1b COVID-19 vacc...

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Posted on: January 28, 2021

Teton District Health Officer Extends Recommendation #11 Gather in Household Groups Only

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January 27, 2021, Jackson, WY – Teton District Health Officer, Travis Riddell, MD, MPH, has  signed a continuation of Recommendation #11, titled “Gather in Household Groups Only”. The recommendation will no...

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Posted on: January 26, 2021

Teton County, WY Receives Variances to Statewide Health Orders #1 and #2

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January 26, 2021, Jackson, WY – With the recent record surge in COVID-19 cases in Teton  County, WY, State Public Health Officer, Alexia Harrist, MD, PhD, has approved two local variances to the Tw...

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Posted on: January 22, 2021

Case Investigation and Contact Tracing Team Update

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Case Investigation and Contact Tracing Team Receives Assistance from  a Contracted Service through the Wyoming Department of Health 

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January 22, 2021, Jackson, WY – The Teton County Health Department’s Case ...

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Posted on: January 21, 2021

Teton County, WY Adds an Additional Risk Level, Purple (Critical), to Public Health Guidance

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For Immediate Release

January 21, 2021, Jackson, WY – Teton County Health Department has added an additional risk level to our public health guidance to better communicate the current COVID-19 situation in Teton County, WY. The new risk level is Purple or ...

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Posted on: January 16, 2021

More Contagious COVID-19 Variant Has Been Detected in Teton County, WY

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January 16, 2021, Jackson, WY – A COVID-19 test collected on a Teton County resident has been  genotyped and identified as the more contagious COVID-19 variant first identified in the Uni...

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Posted on: January 16, 2021

WDH: First COVID-19 “UK Variant” Case Identified in Wyoming

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January 16, 2021

The Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) today confirmed the state’s first case of the “UK variant,” or B.1.1.7 COVID-19 variant, has been identified in a Teton County adult male.

While further investigation is o...

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Posted on: January 13, 2021

Teton District Health Officer Re-Issues Recommendation #11

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January 13, 2021, Jackson, WY – Due to the recent increase in new COVID-19 cases in Teton County, the  Teton District Health Officer finds it necessary to re-issue Recommendation #11. Th...

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Posted on: January 12, 2021

Delays in Case Investigation and Contact Tracing Due to Increase in COVID-19 Cases

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Delays in Case Investigation and Contact Tracing Due to Increase in COVID-19  Cases

January 12, 2021, Jackson, WY – Teton County Health Department wants to inform the community that  the COVID-19 Case Investigation and ...

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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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Posted on: January 4, 2021

WDH Press Release: Early Phases of COVID-19 Prevention Vaccine Campaign Continue

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December 31, 2020 - Wyoming’s phased approach to providing free, safe and effective vaccinations intended to help prevent future COVID-19 infections is continuing across the state, according to the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH).

With vaccine...

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Posted on: December 30, 2020

ServSafe Manager Testing

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The ServSafe Manager proctored test date has changed! The exam day will be held the first Monday of each month, at 10:00am.

If either yourself or an employee needs to take the exam, please call the Environmental Health office at 307-732-8490 to sign up and...

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Posted on: December 15, 2020

COVID-19 Vaccine Administration

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Teton County Health Department and St. John’s Health Begin COVID-19 Vaccine Administration

 

Teton County Health Department and St. John’s Health will begin administering COVID-19 vaccine to healthcare workers this week, in acco...

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Posted on: December 15, 2020

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Together We Can Shred the Spread of COVID-19

[Jackson, WY, December 15, 2020] - The Teton County Health Department (TCHD) is launching the second part of the Shred the Spread campaign, encouraging Teton County to ...

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Posted on: June 22, 2020

FDA advises consumers not to use hand sanitizer products manufactured by Eskbiochem

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[6/19/2020] FDA advises consumers not to use any hand sanitizer manufactured by Eskbiochem SA de CV in Mexico, due to the potential presence of methanol (wood alcohol), a substance that can be toxic when absorbed through the skin or ingested. FDA has iden...

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