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 in Teton County, WY to wear face coverings in certain places, has expired as of 11:59 pm on December 31, 2021. The Teton District Health Officer will not seek a new mask order at this time, unless a significant surge in cases, healthcare system stress, or other significant community impact is seen. The Teton County Health Department and Teton District Health Officer encourage all community members to follow Public Health Recommendation #12, recommending that individuals wear masks in certain places now that the mask order has expired. 

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.

Click here to view Recommendation #12, recommending that individuals within Teton County, Wyoming wear face coverings in certain places, with exceptions. 

To view mask signage for businesses and indoor venues, click here. 

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 While COVID-19 Cases are Extremely High: 

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

Click here to review Teton County Health Department Recommendations While COVID-19 Cases are Extremely High

Click here to view our infographic on what you can do while COVID-19 Cases are Extremely High and everyday COVID-19 preventative measures.  

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.