SUBLETTE COUNTY – The latest Sublette County Public Health update, released July 9, confirmed COVID-19 has returned to the county.
Wyoming Department of Health reported three new COVID-19 cases in the county in the past two weeks while Public Health could confirm there were two active cases in the county as of the update. That brings the cumulative total cases in the county to 800 – 791 recoveries and seven deaths.
The update also included vaccine information. Public Health has fully vaccinated 2,398 Sublette County residents – about 24.64 percent of the population.
Weekly vaccination clinics are still being administered with both Pfizer and Janssen (Johnson & Johnson) shots. Vaccinations are done at the Marbleton Public Health Office on Tuesdays, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., and at the Pinedale Public Health Office on Thursdays, 1:30 to 4 p.m.
Registration, which can be done at www.sublettewycovid.com/vaccines, is requested but walk-ins are welcome.
Vaccines can also be received at Ridley’s pharmacy on Mondays. Those wanting the Janssen or Moderna vaccine through Ridley’s can do so by registering at shopridleys.com/pharmacy.
Outside of COVID-related matters, Public Health reminded residents that the mid-July weather could put people at risk of dehydration, sunburn and bug bites. Public Health encourages people to pack plenty of water, use sunscreen, wear protective layers and use bug repellent.