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Posted on: January 26, 2021

Teton County, WY Receives Variances to Statewide Health Orders #1 and #2

Variances 1 and 2

For Immediate Release 

January 26, 2021, Jackson, WY – With the recent record surge in COVID-19 cases in Teton  County, WY, State Public Health Officer, Alexia Harrist, MD, PhD, has approved two local variances to the Tw...

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Posted on: January 22, 2021

Case Investigation and Contact Tracing Team Update

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Case Investigation and Contact Tracing Team Receives Assistance from  a Contracted Service through the Wyoming Department of Health 

For Immediate Release 

January 22, 2021, Jackson, WY – The Teton County Health Department’s Case ...

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Posted on: January 22, 2021

Adult Mental Health First Aid Training

Mental Health Training

Date: Thursday January 28th, Time: 8:30 a.m.– 4:00 p.m.

Location: Online 

Link: https://zoom.us/j/98166721535

Meeting ID: 981 6672 1535

Presenter: Adam Williamson LPC, Adult/Child/Family Team Program Manager

Hosted by: Jackson Hole Community Counselin...

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Posted on: January 16, 2021

More Contagious COVID-19 Variant Has Been Detected in Teton County, WY

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For Immediate Release 

January 16, 2021, Jackson, WY – A COVID-19 test collected on a Teton County resident has been  genotyped and identified as the more contagious COVID-19 variant first identified in the Uni...

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Posted on: January 16, 2021

WDH: First COVID-19 “UK Variant” Case Identified in Wyoming

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January 16, 2021

The Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) today confirmed the state’s first case of the “UK variant,” or B.1.1.7 COVID-19 variant, has been identified in a Teton County adult male.

While further investigation is o...

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Posted on: January 13, 2021

Teton District Health Officer Re-Issues Recommendation #11

Re-Issue Recommendation 11

Gather in Household Groups Only 

January 13, 2021, Jackson, WY – Due to the recent increase in new COVID-19 cases in Teton County, the  Teton District Health Officer finds it necessary to re-issue Recommendation #11. Th...

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Posted on: January 12, 2021

Delays in Case Investigation and Contact Tracing Due to Increase in COVID-19 Cases

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Delays in Case Investigation and Contact Tracing Due to Increase in COVID-19  Cases

January 12, 2021, Jackson, WY – Teton County Health Department wants to inform the community that  the COVID-19 Case Investigation and ...

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Posted on: January 8, 2021

Teton County, WY COVID-19 Vaccination Update

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Preparations Finalized for Next Sub-Groups in Phase 1b

January 7, 2020, Jackson, WY – Teton County, WY is now ready to begin vaccinating sub-groups in phase 1b as described in the Wyoming Department of Health-Phase 1a and 1b COVID-19 Vaccine Prior...

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Posted on: January 4, 2021

WDH Press Release: Early Phases of COVID-19 Prevention Vaccine Campaign Continue

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December 31, 2020 - Wyoming’s phased approach to providing free, safe and effective vaccinations intended to help prevent future COVID-19 infections is continuing across the state, according to the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH).

With vaccine...

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Posted on: January 4, 2021

National Radon Action Month

Radon Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

January is National Radon Action Month

[Jackson, WY, January 4, 2021]- January is National Radon Action Month and Teton County Health Department is reminding you to test your residence, office, or rental for radon. Short-term ...

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Posted on: December 30, 2020

ServSafe Manager Testing

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The ServSafe Manager proctored test date has changed! The exam day will be held the first Monday of each month, at 10:00am.

If either yourself or an employee needs to take the exam, please call the Environmental Health office at 307-732-8490 to sign up and...

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Posted on: December 29, 2020

2021 Water Lab Schedule

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Please click here to view the 2021 water lab schedule.

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Posted on: December 15, 2020

COVID-19 Vaccine Administration

Vaccine Press Release

Teton County Health Department and St. John’s Health Begin COVID-19 Vaccine Administration

 

Teton County Health Department and St. John’s Health will begin administering COVID-19 vaccine to healthcare workers this week, in acco...

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Posted on: December 15, 2020

Be Kind for Teton Kind

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Be Kind for Teton Kind

Together We Can Shred the Spread of COVID-19

[Jackson, WY, December 15, 2020] - The Teton County Health Department (TCHD) is launching the second part of the Shred the Spread campaign, encouraging Teton County to ...

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Posted on: December 3, 2020

Recommendation #12: Gather with Members of Your Household Only

Recommendation 12

For Immediate Release

December 4, 2020, Jackson, WY – The Teton District Health Officer has issued a new recommendation intended to curb the current surge of COVID-19 and alleviate stress on our healthcare system. Recommendation #12 recommends tha...

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Posted on: December 1, 2020

Teton County Health Department Launches New COVID-19 Campaign: Shred the Spread

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

[Jackson , WY, December 1, 2020] - The Teton County Health Department is proud to announce the launch of the Shred the Spread campaign focused on supporting the community in the battle against COVID-19. 

Shred the Spr...

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Posted on: June 22, 2020

FDA advises consumers not to use hand sanitizer products manufactured by Eskbiochem

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[6/19/2020] FDA advises consumers not to use any hand sanitizer manufactured by Eskbiochem SA de CV in Mexico, due to the potential presence of methanol (wood alcohol), a substance that can be toxic when absorbed through the skin or ingested. FDA has iden...

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Posted on: May 5, 2020

Teton County Roadmap to Recovery Plan and Public Health Guidance Available

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MEDIA RELEASE

Contact: Jodie Pond

Phone: 307-732-8461

Fax: 307-733-8747

Email address: jodie.pond@wyo.gov

May 5, 2020, Jackson, WY – The Teton County Health Department has released Teton County’s overall plan for ...

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