Vaccination efforts continue in Sublette


SUBLETTE COUNTY – Sublette County Public Health confirmed three active cases of COVID-19 in the county during its update the morning of June 4. Also in that update, it was shared the Wyoming Department of Health reported five new cases in the past 14 days.

Public Health also delivered an update in its vaccination efforts as the drive-in clinics come to a close. As of June 3, Public Health fully vaccinated 2,349 people – about 22.99 percent of the county’s population.

Parents of students from middle school to college are encouraged to get their children vaccinated as soon as possible in effort to achieve full immunity before classes resume this fall. Public Health has now secured the Pfizer vaccine, which has been approved for children as young as 12.

Both the Pfizer and the Johnson & Johnson vaccines will be available at the weekly vaccination efforts in the existing Public Health Offices. Registration is requested but walk-ins will be welcome.

Vaccinations will be administered 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. on Tuesdays at the Marbleton Public Health Office inside the Marbleton Senior Center, and 1:30 to 4 p.m. on Thursdays in the Pinedale Public Health Office.

During the weekly video briefing, public health officer Dr. Brendan Fitzsimmons reminded people the surest way to prevent serious illness and possible hospitalization from COVID-related illness is to get vaccinated.

All vaccines are free and registration can still be done at http://www.sublettewycovid.com/vaccines.

As of June 3, a total of 4,384 doses of the Moderna and Pfizer vaccines have been administered (2,268 first doses, 2,116 second doses) and a total of 233 doses of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine have been administered since the resumption of administration.

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