The Wyoming Department of Health reported 72 new COVID-19 cases in Sublette County in the past week. There are currently 52 active cases in Sublette County, with 1,195 recoveries and 13 deaths, for a total of 1,260 cases since the pandemic began.
Sublette County remains 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/2021/10/County-Metrics_October-6-2021.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.
As of Oct. 4, 2021 – 2,873 people have been fully vaccinated in Sublette County, which means that 29.22% of our population has been vaccinated.
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 Update
Public Health had a record Flu Vaccine clinic day this week. Rain or shine people came out to get vaccinated! We administered 515 flu vaccines this week and 105 COVID vaccines(up from our average of 80 vaccinations).
If you missed these clinics, please come to our scheduled drive-thru clinics in October:
Tuesday, October 12th at the Marbleton Senior Center
10 am until Noon for senior flu
1 to 4 pm for flu and COVID vaccinations.
Every Thursday in October at the Mountain Man Museum
1 to 4 pm for senior flu, regular flu and COVID vaccinations.
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.
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.