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FAQs

Booster Doses


As of Sept. 24, 2021: (Recommendation Applies to Those Who Previously Received Pfizer Doses) Booster doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine are now recommended and available for older residents and other adults at high risk of severe disease or exposure to the virus, according to the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH). Sublette County Public Health will begin offering Pfizer booster doses at our scheduled clinics next week. Dr. Alexia Harrist, state health officer and state epidemiologist with WDH, said the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends booster doses of the COVID-19 vaccine manufactured by Pfizer for certain groups of people. Those who should get booster doses include:· – People aged 65 and older – Long-term care facility residents – Adults aged 50-64 with certain medical conditions that make severe disease more likely Those who may consider booster doses depending on their personal risk and situation include: – Adults aged 18-49 with certain medical conditions that make severe disease more likely – Adults aged 18-64 at increased risk of COVID-19 exposure and transmission due to jobs such as healthcare workers or because they live or work in settings such as correctional facilities Booster doses for Moderna and Johnson & Johnson have not been approved yet. Hopefully, we will have more information in the next few weeks on booster doses for these vaccines.




Where can I find COVID-19 Vaccines?


Public Health continues to offer weekly vaccination clinics offering all three vaccines Moderna, Comirnaty (Pfizer), and Janssen (Johnson & Johnson). Registration is requested (https://www.sublettewycovid.com/vaccines) but walk-ins are welcome on these clinic days! • Tuesdays 1:30-3:30 pm, Marbleton Public Health Office (located at the Marbleton Senior Center). • Thursdays 1:30-4:30 pm, Mountain Man Museum Drive-Thru (look for signs, enter through south entrance). • Public Health is now offering all COVID vaccines by appointment on Tuesdays & Thursdays in our Pinedale Office outside of the posted clinic hours. We will require you to call to schedule these appointments to guarantee that we have nursing staff and vaccine doses available. Please call 367-2157 to schedule. appointments. Ridley’s has Moderna vaccine in stock this week and is offering vaccine appointments on Mondays, visit their website to sign up https://shopridleys.com/pharmacy.php. Altitude Drug is currently offering Janssen vaccine – call for more information at 367-2278.




Is there a charge for COVID-19 Vaccines?


NO, there is no charge for any COVID vaccines! Sign-up here: https://www.sublettewycovid.com/vaccines or call Public Health at 367-2157 for assistance.




I need a COVID-19 Test for travel or work


Public Health now has Vault kits at both of our offices for easy pick-up! If you are symptom free (close contacts, traveling, surveillance testing,or just wish to perform your own test), Vault PCR tests are a great way to easily test at no charge. Vault tests are available by ordering them via www.vaultheath.com/covid or call Public Health at 307-367-2157 to pick up your kit. These COVID tests require a brief Zoom appointment for collection, you then ship them out via UPS in a provided overnight envelope. You’ll receive results in 48 to 72 hours via email.




I feel sick and think it might be COVID, where can I get tested?


If you have symptoms, please call the Pinedale Medical Clinic at 307-367-4133 or the Marbleton Medical Clinic at 307-276.3306. Altitude Drug (www.AltitudeDrug.com) and Ridley’s Pharmacy (307-367-2131) also offer testing. Results from testing will be available, within 48-to-72 hours. Staff from your testing location may call with results or you may be given an on-link for results.




COVID-19 Quarantine


If you have received a positive test result, stay home and isolate yourself for a period of 10 days. Continue to monitor yourself, if your symptoms get worse or don’t get better, please call your healthcare provider and be seen as soon as possible. For more information visit: https://health.wyo.gov/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/When-to-start-and-end-quarantine_DRAFT.pdf




I was around someone who tested postive for COVID-19


If you are unvaccinated and were a close contact of someone who tested positive, (around a person with COVID-19 for more than 15 minutes while unmasked) WDH guidelines state you should stay home for 14 days after your last contact with a person who has COVID-19. If you have been fully vaccinated and it has been at least 14 days since your last dose of a two-dose vaccine or 14 days since a one-dose vaccine, you do not need to quarantine. The WDH recommends that you wear a mask for 14 days following your exposure or until you’ve received a negative COVID-19 test result. Testing is recommended 3-5 days after exposure. You should monitor yourself for symptoms for 14 days after the exposure. If symptoms do occur, you should stay home except to seek healthcare or get tested. If you have tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 90 days, you do not need to quarantine after an exposure. You should monitor yourself for symptoms for 14 days after the exposure. If symptoms do occur, you should stay home except to seek healthcare or get tested. For more information visit: https://health.wyo.gov/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/When-to-start-and-end-quarantine_DRAFT.pdf





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