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Posted on: November 23, 2021

Listeriosis in Leftovers?

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Do you know what is lurking inside of your ingredients and leftovers in your fridge? Don't let Listeria ruin your holiday festivities! Click here to learn more. 

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Posted on: November 22, 2021

Booster Shot Recommendations Simplified and Expanded

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Local Information - To book a vaccine appointment at the Teton County Health Department COVID vaccine clinic, visit https://hipaa.jotform.com/TCHD/covidvax. Appointments are available throughout December and we offer the Pfizer, Moderna and J&J COVID-...

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Posted on: November 19, 2021

Walk-In Flu Clinic on Tuesday, November 23rd; Free Flu Vaccine for Those Without Health Insurance

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November 19, 2021, Jackson, WYThe Teton County Health Department will be hosting a walk-in, Flu vaccine clinic on Tuesday, November 23rd from 8:30am-5:30pm at 460 E. Pearl Ave. for those who are still in need of a flu vaccine. Free flu vaccine...

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Posted on: November 8, 2021

No-Cost Rapid PCR Testing for COVID-19 Now Available in Teton County, WY by Curative

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November 5, 2021, Jackson, WY - Beginning Monday, November 8, 2021, no-cost, rapid PCR testing for COVID-19 will be available in Teton County, WY.  The testing will be run by Curative in partnership with Teton County Health D...

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Posted on: November 3, 2021

Emergency Use Authorization for the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine for Children 5 to 11

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November 3, 2021, Jackson, WY – After emergnecy use authorization by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the recommendation from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on November 2, 2021, the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vac...

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Posted on: October 22, 2021

Booster Doses for Moderna and J&J Now Approved Including Approval to Mix Types of COVID-19 Vaccines

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October 22, 2021, Jackson, WY After authorization by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the recommendation from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on October 21, 2021, booster doses for the Moderna COVID-1...

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Posted on: September 9, 2021

Flu Vaccine to be Offered at the Teton County Health Department

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Jackson, WY - September 9th, 2021 - Teton County Health Department officials are strongly encouraging people in the community to get a flu vaccine. We will offer both COVID and Flu vaccines at our ongoing clinic site...

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Posted on: October 1, 2021

Vaccine Clinics Separated and Expanded to Meet Demand for COVID-19 and Flu Vaccines

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October 1, 2021, Jackson, WY – Beginning Saturday, October 9, 2021, the Teton County Health Department’s COVID-19 vaccine clinic will relocate to the Presbyterian Church of Jackson Hole, located at 1251 S. Park Loop Road. This will al...

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Posted on: September 24, 2021

CDC Endorses Booster Dose of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine for Certain Populations

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September 24, 2021, Jackson, WY – On September 23, 2021, Advisors to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommended a booster dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine to be administered to those at high...

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Posted on: August 26, 2021

Public Health Order #21-5 Requiring Face Masks for Teton County in Effect Immediately

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August 25, 2021, Jackson, WY- After review of all public comments submitted and in consultation with the State Health Officer, Alexia Harrist, MD, PhD Teton District Health Officer, Travis Riddell, MD, MPH, has issued Public Health Order #21-5 requiring f...

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Posted on: August 24, 2021

Proposed Face Covering Health Order for Teton County

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Proposed Face Covering Health Order for Teton County, Including the City of Jackson, Wyoming; Public Comment Period Open Now Through Noon (12:00PM) on Thursday, August 26, 2021

August 24, 2021, Jackson, WY- The Teton District Health Of...

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Posted on: August 23, 2021

FDA Approves First COVID-19 Vaccine

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Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the first COVID-19 vaccine. The vaccine has been known as the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine, and will now be marketed as Comirnaty (koe-mir’-na-tee), f...

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Posted on: August 19, 2021

Teton County, WY Changes COVID Risk Level System to Align with the CDC’s Transmission Levels

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August 19, 2021, Jackson, WY – To provide clarity and reduce confusion in the community, Teton County Health Department is adjusting its COVID Risk Level Metrics to align with the Centers for Disease Control metrics on COVID-19 trans...

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Posted on: August 16, 2021

Additional Dose of the COVID-19 Vaccine for Those Who Are Immunocompromised Expected

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August 13, 2021, Jackson, WY – On August 12, 2021, the FDA amended the emergency use authorization for the Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines to allow individuals who are immunocompromised to receive a third dose....

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Posted on: August 5, 2021

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

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August 5, 2021, Jackson, WY – Teton County Health Department is announcing that Teton County, WY has moved into the Orange (Moderate) Risk Level. The change from Yellow (Low) Risk Level is due to a marked increase in new COVID-...

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Posted on: August 4, 2021

COVID-19 Status Changing in Wyoming Due to Delta Variant

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Wednesday, August 4, 2021

Contact: Kim Deti

Phone: 307-777-6420

Wyoming’s fight against COVID-19 appears to be entering a new, concerning phase due to the Delta variant, accor...

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Posted on: July 29, 2021

Teton County Health Department Recommends Mask Wearing in Public Indoor Settings For All Individuals

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July 29, 2021, Jackson, WY – Teton County Health Department encourages all residents, workers, and visitors to  wear masks in public indoor settings, regardless of vaccination status. Thi...

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Posted on: July 14, 2021

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

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July 14, 2021, Jackson, WY – Teton County Health Department is announcing that Teton County, WY has moved back up into the Yellow (Low) Risk Level for COVID-19. This increase from the Green (New Normal) Risk Level has resulted from a shift in so...

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Posted on: July 7, 2021

2021 Community Health Needs Assessment Report Available

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The 2021 Community Health Needs Assessment Report has been published by Healthy Teton County and is now available online at http://healthytetoncounty.org. Healthy Teton County determined the top community primary heal...

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Posted on: July 6, 2021

Teton County, WY COVID-19 Vaccination Update

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Teton County, WY COVID-19 Vaccination Update:

Teton County Health Department COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic Switching to Moderna and Change in Clinic Hours

July 6, 2021, Jackson, WY – Due to vaccine supply, Teton County Health Departm...

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Posted on: June 11, 2021

Teton County Health Department’s Mobile COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic, Vaxi Taxi, Hits the Road

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June 11, 2021, Jackson, WY – The Teton County Health Department now has a mobile COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic, called Vaxi Taxi, that will host pop-up vaccination clinics around the community.  The Health Depart...

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Posted on: May 18, 2021

Teton County Health Department COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic Moving Location and New Hours of Operation

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May 12, 2021, Jackson, WY – The Teton County Health Department’s COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic is moving back to the Health Department’s building, located at 460 E. Pearl Ave, after being at the new Target building since t...

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Posted on: May 13, 2021

CDC Updates Mask Wearing Guidance for Individuals Who are Fully Vaccinated

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May 13, 2021, Jackson, WY – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today updated their mask-wearing guidance for individuals who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19.  According to the update...

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Posted on: May 13, 2021

Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine Approved for Use in Those 12+; Vaccine Clinics at Schools

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May 13, 2021, Jackson, WY – The Teton County Health Department will begin administering the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine to individuals ages 12 and up.  This is following the decision made by the Advisory Commit...

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