There are currently no reported cases of COVID-19 in Wyoming. There has been coordinated preparation efforts taking place in multiple organizations throughout the county.
TETON COUNTY COVID-19 HOTLINE
The Teton County Health Department activated a Hotline for members of the public to access information on COVID-19, also known as the Coronavirus. The automated system is operational 24-hours a day and will provide callers with local updates, steps to prevent the spread of the disease, and what to do if individuals have been exposed or are experiencing symptoms.
TC Health Department COVID-19 Hotline: 1-307-732-8628
TETON COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT UPDATE
At the Joint Information Meeting (JIM) on Monday, March 2nd, Jodi Pond, the Director of Health at the TC Health Department, along with Dr. Paul Beaupre, CEO of St. John’s Health, addressed the Town Council and County Commissioners - providing the elects with an update on the topic. . The JIM meeting can be viewed on the Town of Jackson’s website which can be viewed by CLICKING HERE.
TETON COUNTY PRESS RELEASES
PERSONAL PROTECTION MEASURES
Individuals can take the following steps to help prevent the spread of the disease:
• Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer with at least 60 percent alcohol.
• Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
• Frequently clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated with germs. A list of COVID19-fighting products can be found HERE:
• Avoid close contact with sick people.
• If you are sick, limit contact with others as much as possible.
• Stay home if you are sick.
• Cover your nose and mouth when coughing or sneezing.
• Prepare your household with an emergency plan and supplies. Guidance can be found HERE:
• To prevent influenza and possible unnecessary evaluation for COVID-19, all persons aged six months or older should receive an annual influenza vaccine if they have not done so already.
SPRING BREAK TRAVEL INFORMATION
With spring break approaching, residents should pay close attention to special travel recommendations from CDC, which can be found HERE.
CENTER FOR DISEASE CONTROL CURRENT INFORMATION
With additional concerns regarding the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), there are practices that we all must take to prevent the spread of any flu-like illness. The CDC has a lot of great resources, including both personal practices that everyone should take to prevent the spread, as well as practices that businesses should take. Share these resources with your friends, family and at your workplace. Please take a look at these resources.