The Wyoming Department of Health reported 82 new COVID-19 cases in Sublette County in the past week. There are currently 85 active cases in Sublette County, with 1,091 recoveries and 12 deaths, for a total of 1,188 cases since the pandemic began. Individuals are quarantining/isolating in the communities of Big Piney, Boulder, Cora, Daniel, Marbleton, and Pinedale.
Dr. David Kappenman joined Sublette County Public Health Nurse Janna Lee on this week’s video update, which is available to view here: https://www.facebook.com/Sublettecountypublichealth/videos/576431406813270
Sublette County moved into in the Dark Red or VERY High Transmission Zone for community spread this week, most of the state is in the Red or High Transmission Zone (source: https://health.wyo.gov/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/County-Metrics_Sept-29-2021.pdf)
The Sublette County Public Health Office in Pinedale is closed on some Tuesdays & Thursdays for offsite flu & COVID clinics. Please call ahead to schedule appointments.
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 COVID 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. If you don’t have insurance, are underinsured, or have a high deductible plan, please call Public Health for a voucher to pay for testing at the clinics.
For symptom-free (close contacts, traveling, surveillance) testing, 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.
If you have symptoms or are a close contact of an active case, please stay home, monitor your health and maintain distance until your test results are received. Call the schools to arrange virtual learning options for your children.
As of September 27, 2021 – 2,840 people have been fully vaccinated in Sublette County, which means that 28.89% of our population has been vaccinated. Clinics in Sublette County vaccinated ?? individuals this week countywide.
Pfizer booster doses are available for individuals that received their initial Pfizer doses over 6 months ago and are one of the following:
– Over 65 years of age
– Adults age 18-to-64 years with underlying medical conditions
– Adults at increased risk of exposure due to their jobs
Please bring your vaccine card with you.
Public Health continues to offer weekly vaccination clinics offering all three vaccines Moderna, Comirnaty (Pfizer), and Janssen (Johnson & Johnson). Registration is requested but drive-ups are welcome on these clinic days. Please visit www.sublettewycovid.com/vaccines for clinic hours, registration, and up-to-date information.
Public Health Flu & COVID-19 Vaccine Drive-Thru Clinics
Tuesday, October 5 at the Sublette County Fairgrounds
10 am thru Noon Senior Flu (65+)
2 to 5 pm Community Flu (all ages) & COVID Vaccine
Thursday, October 7 at the Museum of the Mountain Man
10 am thru Noon Senior Flu (65+)
2 to 6 pm Community Flu (all ages) & COVID Vaccine
Payment Due at time of service: Cash & Checks Accepted; we can bill Medicare, BCBS, Cigna & UMR. Costs are $20 for the regular flu vaccine and $55 for the senior flu (high-dose) vaccine.
To sign-up go to: sublettewycovid.com/vaccines or call 367-2157 to schedule an appointment. Appointments are appreciated, drive-ups will be accepted.