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Posted on: January 19, 2022

January is National Radon Month

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January is National Radon Month, and the Teton County Health Department would like to remind you about the health risks associated with radon. Click here to learn more.

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Posted on: January 7, 2022

Teton County Health Department Recommendations While COVID-19 Cases are Extremely High

Recommendations While COVID-19 Cases are Extremely High

January 7, 2022, Jackson, WY – New COVID-19 cases continue to increase sharply over the last week. From December 29, 2021, through January 4, 2022, there were a total of 734 cases reported with a correlating case rate of 3,128.20/100,000 populat...

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Posted on: January 7, 2022

Teton County, WY COVID-19 Vaccination Update Clinic Changes, CDC Updates Vaccine Recommendations

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January 7, 2022, Jackson, WY – Teton County Health Department would like to share several COVID-19 vaccine updates:

1. We are shifting locations again for the COVID-19 Clinics for individuals ages 12 and up ONLY. &am...

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Posted on: December 27, 2021

Teton County Health Department’s Case Investigation Team Overwhelmed with Surge in Cases

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December 27, 2021, Jackson, WY - Teton County has recently experienced a substantial increase in COVID-19 cases even with the testing delays from the holiday weekend.  From December 19, 2021 to December 25, 2021, 209...

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Posted on: December 21, 2021

Mask Wearing Recommendation to help Guide Community Members to Stay Safe this Winter Season

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Public Health Order #21-5 Requiring Face Masks for Teton County, Including the City of Jackson, Wyoming Set to Expire at 11:59pm on December 31, 2021; Mask Wearing Recommendation to help Guide Community Members to Stay Safe this Winte...

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Posted on: December 9, 2021

Teton County Health Department’s COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic New Location and Hours

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December 9, 2021, Jackson, WY - Beginning Monday, December 13, 2021, the Teton County Health Department’s COVID-19 vaccine clinic will relocate back to the Health Department, located at 460 East Pearl Avenue after being at the Presbyter...

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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: 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 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: 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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