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Posted on: July 30, 2020

Teton District Board of Health to Place E.Coli Warning Signs on Fish Creek and Flat Creek

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The Teton District Board of Health met on Tuesday, July 28, 2020 and voted to place signage on portions of Fish Creek and Flat Creek warning swimmers and float tubers of elevated levels of E. coli.   The Wyoming Department of Environmental Qualit...

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Posted on: July 29, 2020

Public Health Order Requiring Face Coverings Extended

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Due to a continued increase in COVID-19 cases in Teton County, the State Public Health Officer, Alexia Harrist, MD, PhD, has approved a request to extend the Teton District Public Health Order #20-6, requiring that all adults wear face coverings in public...

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Posted on: July 24, 2020

Teton County Health Department Begins Surveillance Testing Recruitment

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The Teton County Health Department, in partnership with St. John’s Health, will begin recruiting businesses for COVID-19 surveillance testing using the Curative SARS-CoV-2 assay, an oral swab that tests for the presence of SARS-CoV-2 (the virus ...

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Public Health News
Posted on: July 20, 2020

Public Health Order for Teton County

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The Teton District Health Officer has issued a new Public Health Order #20-6 for Teton County, WY, including the City of Jackson, requiring that adults wear face coverings when entering or inside a retail or commercial business in an effort to slow and co...

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Posted on: July 16, 2020

Potential COVID-19 Exposure at a Dining Establishment

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Teton County Health Department is working with Moe’s Original BBQ located at 140 N. Cache Street in Jackson to identify contacts of a patron who dined in the establishment and tested positive for COVID-19. The patron was pre-symptomatic, but sti...

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Public Health News
Posted on: July 8, 2020

Waste Water from Town of Jackson to be Tested for COVID-19

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A partnership between the Teton County Weed and Pest District, the Teton County Health Department and the Town of Jackson was created to determine a way to test the wastewater from the Town of Jackson for COVID-19. Weed and Pest worked with the Teton Coun...

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Public Health News
Posted on: June 26, 2020

Teton County Health Department Unveils Mobile App to Aid in Contact Tracing Efforts

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The Teton Health Department announces the use of PathCheck SafePlaces a mobile app created by Path Check Inc. to assist the Teton County Health Department in contact tracing efforts as Teton County continues to see more COVID-19 cases.  The app a...

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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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Posted on: June 12, 2020

COVID-19 Active Disease Mass Testing Event Results

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June 12, 2020, Jackson, WY- On Thursday, May 28th, Teton County Health Department co-hosted a COVID-19 active disease mass testing event with Emerg-A-Care and Jackson Hole Fire/EMS. The event, held at Teton County Fairgrounds, was a huge success. &nbs...

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Posted on: June 5, 2020

COVID-19 Active Disease Mass Testing Event Results Still Being Processed

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MEDIA RELEASE 

Contact: Jodie Pond 

Phone: 307-732-8461 

Fax: 307-733-8747 

Email address: jodie.pond@wyo.gov 

June 5, 2020, Jackson, WY- On Thursday, May 28th, Teton County Health Department cohos...

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Posted on: May 29, 2020

Health Recommendation #8 from the Teton District Health Officer Supersedes Recommendation #7

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MEDIA RELEASE

Contact: Jodie Pond

Phone: 307-732-8461

Fax: 307-733-8747

Email address: jodie.pond@wyo.gov

May 29, 2020, Jackson, WY- Teton District Health Officer, Travis Riddell, MD, MPH issues Health Recommendation #8 recommending ...

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Posted on: May 14, 2020

Restrictions Ease Under Updated Public Health Orders

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MEDIA RELEASE 

Contact: Jodie Pond 

Phone: 307-732-8461 

Fax: 307-733-8747 

Email address: jodie.pond@wyo.gov 

For Immediate Release: 

May 14, 2020, Jackson, WY – Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon and S...

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Posted on: May 8, 2020

Teton County Variance to Statewide Orders #1 and #3 Set to Expire at 12:01am on May 11, 2020

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MEDIA RELEASE 

Contact: Jodie Pond 

Phone: 307-732-8461 

Fax: 307-733-8747 

Email address: jodie.pond@wyo.gov 

For Immediate Release:

May 8, 2020, Jackson, WY – Teton District Health Officer, Travis Riddell...

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Posted on: May 7, 2020

Teton County Public Health Recommendations #4 and #6 Revoked as Statewide Directive Expires

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MEDIA RELEASE

Contact: Jodie Pond

Phone: 307-732-8461

Fax: 307-733-8747

Email address: jodie.pond@wyo.gov

For Immediate Release:

May 7, 2020, Jackson, WY – Teton District Health Officer, Travis Riddell, MD, has anno...

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Posted on: May 5, 2020

Teton County Roadmap to Recovery Plan and Public Health Guidance Available

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MEDIA RELEASE

Contact: Jodie Pond

Phone: 307-732-8461

Fax: 307-733-8747

Email address: jodie.pond@wyo.gov

May 5, 2020, Jackson, WY – The Teton County Health Department has released Teton County’s overall plan for ...

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Public Health News
Posted on: April 29, 2020

Individuals with Symptoms—Even Mild Symptoms—Should Get Tested

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MEDIA RELEASE

Contact: Jodie Pond

Phone: 307-732-8461

Fax: 307-733-8747

Email address: jodie.pond@wyo.gov

April 29, 2020, Jackson, WY- Teton County Health Department has announced it is now offering free COVID-19 active disease testi...

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Posted on: April 23, 2020

First COVID-19 Related Fatality in Teton County

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MEDIA RELEASE

Contact: Jodie Pond

Phone: 307-732-8461

Fax: 307-733-8747

Email address: jodie.pond@wyo.gov

For Immediate Release 

First COVID-19 Related Fatality in Teton County, WY

April 23, 2020, Jackson, WY- A hospi...

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Public Health News
Posted on: March 17, 2020

Emergency Order Related to COVID-19

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Following guidance issued by the President of the United States, entitled “Coronavirus Guidelines for America: 15 Days to Slow the Spread,” Teton County’s Health Officer, Travis Riddell issued a Public Health Order to require...

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