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Posted on: November 23, 2021

Chief Electrical Inspector Mike Bressler Retires

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After 15 years of inspecting the town and county’s electrical work, Mike Bressler is hanging up the hard hat and retiring from the position of Chief Electrical Inspector. 

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Posted on: November 22, 2021

Adjusted Hours at Recreation Center during Thanksgiving Week

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The Teton County/Jackson Parks and Recreation Department (TCJPRD) would like to remind the public that the Recreation Center will have adjusted hours during the Thanksgiving holiday week.

 

On Wednesday, November 24, the Recreation Center will be o...

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Posted on: November 19, 2021

County to Give Presentation on Updates to Small Wastewater Facility Regulations

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The County has proposed changes to current small wastewater facility regulations and is inviting the public to learn more about the draft regulations before the 60-day public comment period ends. 

 

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Posted on: November 18, 2021

Two Map Options for Redistricting Teton County to be Presented

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The Teton County Clerk’s Office is inviting the public to a meeting next week where two map options for redistricting Teton County will be presented, following the results of the 2020 U.S. Census.

The presentation will take place on Tuesday, Nove...

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Posted on: November 17, 2021

Investigation into Fire at Blair Place Apartments Concludes

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Fire Marshal Kathy Clay has finished the investigation into the fire at Blair Place Apartments which occurred Sunday morning, November 14, 2021.

“This was an accidental fire,” said Clay. “The most probable cause of th...

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Posted on: November 17, 2021

Fifth Annual Passport Sunday Event

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The Teton County Clerk of District Court is encouraging travelers to submit passport applications well in advance of potential 2022 travel and is hosting an event to help accommodate applicants and families who have busy weekday schedules.

 

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Posted on: November 16, 2021

BCC Regular Meeting Action Report

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Teton County Board of Commissioners Meeting

Action Report – November 16, 2021

A summary of actions taken at regular Teton County Board of Commission meetings

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Posted on: November 15, 2021

Structure Fire Causes Evacuation of 14 Units at Blair Place Apartments

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Jackson Hole Fire/EMS were called to reports of a structure fire at the Blair Place Apartment Complex at 10:40 a.m. on Sunday, November 14, 2021. Upon arrival, first responders observed flames coming from the third floor of apartment building 245.

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Posted on: November 10, 2021

Open Ride Times at the Heritage Arena

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Teton County Fairgrounds staff would like to remind the public that they are invited to ride their horses at the Heritage Arena throughout the winter during “Open Ride” times. 

The Heritage Arena “Open Ride” time is available seven days a week in ...

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Posted on: November 4, 2021

Seasonal Closure on Pathway along Elk Refuge

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The seasonal closure of the North Pathway between the Town of Jackson and Grand Teton National Park went into effect Monday, November 1, 2021. The five-mile segment of the pathway between Flat Creek and the Gros Ventre River is subject to an annual closur...

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Posted on: November 2, 2021

Dangers of Burning Candles

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With the holiday season fast approaching, Jackson Hole Fire/EMS Fire Marshal Kathy Clay wants to remind the public to take proper safety precautions when it comes to the fire risk of many festive home decorations, such as burning candles.  &n...

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Posted on: November 1, 2021

Seasonal Dog Park is Open

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The seasonal dog park located at the Teton County Fairgrounds is now open, through winter, for off-leash recreational opportunities.

 

Parks & Recreation in collaboration with PAWS of Jackson Hole has provided the chain link fence enclosure wit...

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Posted on: October 21, 2021

Fairgrounds Outdoor Rodeo Arena Closed to Riders

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The Teton County Fairgrounds outdoor rodeo arena is closed to horseback riders now through the end of winter to transition the arena into the Fairgrounds ice-skating rink. 

Water to the arena has been turned off and the facility has been winterize...

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Posted on: September 2, 2021

County Extends Public Health Order #21-5

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During a special meeting on Thursday, the Teton County Board of County Commissioners voted 3-2 to extend the current Teton District Health Officer Health Order #21-5, requiring face masks in public places within Teton County. 

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Posted on: November 24, 2021

Temporary Recycling Center Drop-off Relocation

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Temporary Recycling Center Drop-Off Relocation

Due to upgrades to the electrical system and correlated construction at the Recycling Center, the outdoor recycling bins at the North end of the building will be temporarily relocated beginning Wednesday, Nove...

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Posted on: November 16, 2021

Teton County Introduces Mattress Recycling at the Trash Transfer Station

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Teton County Introduces Mattress Recycling at the Trash Transfer Station

 Teton County Integrated Solid Waste and Recycling is pleased to announce the commencement of a Mattress and Box Spring Recycling Program beginning December 6th, 2021. &n...

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Posted on: November 16, 2021

Changes in Wild Game Disposal at Trash Transfer Station

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Changes in Wild Game Disposal at Trash Transfer Station

 

Effective Monday, December 6th, 2021, Teton County Integrated Solid Waste and Recycling will begin transferring wild game carcasses to Sublette County Waste Management District for disposal....

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Posted on: November 23, 2021

Listeriosis in Leftovers?

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Do you know what is lurking inside of your ingredients and leftovers in your fridge? Don't let Listeria ruin your holiday festivities! Click here to learn more. 

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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: October 22, 2021

Booster Doses for Moderna and J&J Now Approved Including Approval to Mix Types of COVID-19 Vaccines

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October 22, 2021, Jackson, WY After authorization by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the recommendation from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on October 21, 2021, booster doses for the Moderna COVID-1...

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Posted on: September 9, 2021

Flu Vaccine to be Offered at the Teton County Health Department

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Jackson, WY - September 9th, 2021 - Teton County Health Department officials are strongly encouraging people in the community to get a flu vaccine. We will offer both COVID and Flu vaccines at our ongoing clinic site...

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Posted on: October 1, 2021

Vaccine Clinics Separated and Expanded to Meet Demand for COVID-19 and Flu Vaccines

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October 1, 2021, Jackson, WY – Beginning Saturday, October 9, 2021, the Teton County Health Department’s COVID-19 vaccine clinic will relocate to the Presbyterian Church of Jackson Hole, located at 1251 S. Park Loop Road. This will al...

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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 26, 2021

Public Health Order #21-5 Requiring Face Masks for Teton County in Effect Immediately

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August 25, 2021, Jackson, WY- After review of all public comments submitted and in consultation with the State Health Officer, Alexia Harrist, MD, PhD Teton District Health Officer, Travis Riddell, MD, MPH, has issued Public Health Order #21-5 requiring f...

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Posted on: August 24, 2021

Proposed Face Covering Health Order for Teton County

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Proposed Face Covering Health Order for Teton County, Including the City of Jackson, Wyoming; Public Comment Period Open Now Through Noon (12:00PM) on Thursday, August 26, 2021

August 24, 2021, Jackson, WY- The Teton District Health Of...

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Posted on: August 23, 2021

FDA Approves First COVID-19 Vaccine

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Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the first COVID-19 vaccine. The vaccine has been known as the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine, and will now be marketed as Comirnaty (koe-mir’-na-tee), f...

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Posted on: August 19, 2021

Teton County, WY Changes COVID Risk Level System to Align with the CDC’s Transmission Levels

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August 19, 2021, Jackson, WY – To provide clarity and reduce confusion in the community, Teton County Health Department is adjusting its COVID Risk Level Metrics to align with the Centers for Disease Control metrics on COVID-19 trans...

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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: August 5, 2021

Teton County, WY is in Orange (Moderate) Risk Level for COVID-19

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August 5, 2021, Jackson, WY – Teton County Health Department is announcing that Teton County, WY has moved into the Orange (Moderate) Risk Level. The change from Yellow (Low) Risk Level is due to a marked increase in new COVID-...

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Posted on: August 4, 2021

COVID-19 Status Changing in Wyoming Due to Delta Variant

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Wednesday, August 4, 2021

Contact: Kim Deti

Phone: 307-777-6420

Wyoming’s fight against COVID-19 appears to be entering a new, concerning phase due to the Delta variant, accor...

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Posted on: July 29, 2021

Teton County Health Department Recommends Mask Wearing in Public Indoor Settings For All Individuals

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July 29, 2021, Jackson, WY – Teton County Health Department encourages all residents, workers, and visitors to  wear masks in public indoor settings, regardless of vaccination status. Thi...

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Posted on: July 14, 2021

Teton County, WY Moves Back Into Yellow (Low) Risk Level for COVID-19

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July 14, 2021, Jackson, WY – Teton County Health Department is announcing that Teton County, WY has moved back up into the Yellow (Low) Risk Level for COVID-19. This increase from the Green (New Normal) Risk Level has resulted from a shift in so...

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Posted on: July 7, 2021

2021 Community Health Needs Assessment Report Available

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The 2021 Community Health Needs Assessment Report has been published by Healthy Teton County and is now available online at http://healthytetoncounty.org. Healthy Teton County determined the top community primary heal...

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Posted on: July 6, 2021

Teton County, WY COVID-19 Vaccination Update

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Teton County, WY COVID-19 Vaccination Update:

Teton County Health Department COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic Switching to Moderna and Change in Clinic Hours

July 6, 2021, Jackson, WY – Due to vaccine supply, Teton County Health Departm...

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Posted on: June 30, 2021

Vaccine Bus Next Stops and How To Request a Pop-Up Clinic

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Teton County, WY COVID-19 Vaccination Update:

Next Stops for the Health Department’s Vaccine Bus and How to Request a Pop-up Clinic

June 29, 2021, Jackson, WY – The Teton County Health Department’s...

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Posted on: June 11, 2021

Teton County Health Department’s Mobile COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic, Vaxi Taxi, Hits the Road

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June 11, 2021, Jackson, WY – The Teton County Health Department now has a mobile COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic, called Vaxi Taxi, that will host pop-up vaccination clinics around the community.  The Health Depart...

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Posted on: May 18, 2021

Teton County Health Department COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic Moving Location and New Hours of Operation

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May 12, 2021, Jackson, WY – The Teton County Health Department’s COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic is moving back to the Health Department’s building, located at 460 E. Pearl Ave, after being at the new Target building since t...

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Posted on: May 13, 2021

CDC Updates Mask Wearing Guidance for Individuals Who are Fully Vaccinated

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May 13, 2021, Jackson, WY – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today updated their mask-wearing guidance for individuals who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19.  According to the update...

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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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Posted on: November 22, 2021

Letters From Santa

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Ho ho ho! Write a letter to Santa and he will send you a letter back. Deliver your letter to Santa's mailbox at the Recreation Center before Wednesday, December 15th.

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Posted on: November 18, 2021

Winter Break Camp

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We will be swimming at the Rec Center, celebrating the holidays with Christmas and New Years parties, & go on fun excursions in our community!
Morning and afternoon snack provided.

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Posted on: November 17, 2021

2 Week Swim Lesson Session Starts December 6th

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We will be offering a 2 week swim lesson session December 6th-16th. Classes will be held everyday Mon -Thurs. Registration for this session opens Tuesday, November 30th.

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Posted on: August 12, 2021

Kids Club Afterschool Program for the 21-22 school year!

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10/27/21 UPDATE:  Registration for Kids Club for the months of January and February will open on Monday, December 6th at noon. / La inscripción para Kids Club para los meses de enero y febrero se abrirán el lunes 6 de diciem...

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