Pinedale Community Blood Draw Scheduled
Sublette County Public Health, along with Wyoming Health Fairs, is pleased to be able to offer community health screenings again this year. The event is scheduled for Tuesday, August 31, Wednesday, Sept. 1 and Thursday, Sept. 2 from 6 - 9:30 am at Rendezvous Pointe Senior Center, 425 E. Magnolia St., Pinedale. For a list of screenings and pricing, visit https://www.sublettewycovid.com/vaccines. Sign-up at Pinedale Online, https://whf.as.me/Pinedale, or call 307-367-2157 to schedule an appointment.
WHF recommends a 12-hour fast prior to blood draws, unless you are a diabetic. Drink plenty of water and take your medications as usual. WHF accepts all forms of payment--cash, checks, credit cards, and HSA cards. Wyoming Health Fairs can bill Blue Cross Blue Shield and Cigna insurance companies. Medicare does not pay for health fair screenings.
The Wyoming Department of Health reports that there have been 7 new COVID-19 cases in Sublette County in the past week. There are currently 10 active cases in Sublette County, with 861 recoveries and 9 deaths, for a total of 880 cases since the pandemic began. Individuals are quarantining/isolating in the communities of Big Piney and Pinedale. One individual remains hospitalized.
The Delta Variant has been confirmed in multiple lab samples sent from Sublette County to the Wyoming Public Health Laboratory for sequencing. The Wyoming Department of Health has placed Sublette County in the Red Zone for community spread again this week (source: https://health.wyo.gov/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/County-Metrics_August112021.pdf
As of August 9th, 2,555 people have been fully vaccinated in Sublette County, which means that 26.25% of our population has been vaccinated. We have been vaccinating 75-80 people at our clinics each week over the last month.
Sublette County Public Health hosts weekly vaccination clinics at our Public Health Offices. Moderna, Pfizer, and Janssen (Johnson & Johnson) vaccines are available at these clinics. Registration is requested but walk-ins are welcome on these clinic days!
Tuesdays 1:30-3:30 pm, Marbleton Public Health Office (located in the Marbleton Senior Center).
Thursdays 1:30-4 pm, Pinedale Public Health Office (in our large conference room or in our tent out front on nice days--look for the signs).
Ridley’s is providing Moderna and Janssen vaccinations 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.
Remember that all COVID vaccines are available at no cost. Pfizer is available for 12+ . Janssen and Moderna are available for 18 and older. Sign-up is easy and takes less than 10 minutes. Sign-up here: https://www.sublettewycovid.com/vaccines or call Public Health at 367-2157 for assistance.