2/22/2021 WE ARE NOW ACCEPTING REGISTRATION FOR UINTA COUNTY RESIDENTS with specific medical conditions as shown in tab 1b
For those without a computer or smartphone (or someone to help them register), we will accept call-in registrations. Due to limited staff, it is preferred that you register online if able. Evanston area residents please call 307-789-9203. For Bridger Valley residents please call 307-787-3800.
Please note - Vaccine is still limited at this time, pre-registration will be necessary to assure you meet the criteria of medical conditions. Clinics are scheduled by appointment only, no walk-ins. Pre-registration allows us to equitably and efficiently distribute the vaccine.
Prior to the vaccination clinic, please complete the Vaccine Consent Questionnaire form, available at the public health office during office hours, or by clicking here. You will only receive the vaccine if your name is on the list, no walk-ins will be allowed. If you are unable to come to your appointment, the vaccine will be given to another eligible recipient.
View the Wyoming Vaccine Priority Schedule here.
We will use Code Red first and then all local media sources (Uinta County Herald and K-9 Radio) as well as our social media Facebook page to publish when additional priority groups may register to receive the vaccine.
Please click on the Forms tab below to access the COVID-19 Vaccine Consent Form, Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) Form, and information about V-Safe which is an app to be able to report any side-effects or reactions to the vaccine.
If you would like more information on the vaccines from the FDA, you can find it here
COVID-19 Vaccine Information: 800-438-5795 (Weekdays 9 a.m.-7 p.m.) Wyoming Department of Health for questions as well as help with registration or vaccine information.
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Generally speaking, Phase 1a critical populations are:
➔ Persons who have regular potential for exposure to COVID-19 patients;
➔ Persons who have regular exposure to people who are potentially positive for COVID-19, or those who are exposed to infectious materials; and
➔ Residents and staff of long-term care facilities, assisted living facilities and residential care facilities for people with intellectual or developmental disabilities.
Wyoming Department of Health has adjusted the Phase 1b designations to include those with "specific" medical conditions. Generally speaking, Phase 1b populations are:
➔ Cancer (current diagnosis of Cancer)
➔ Chronic Kidney Disease
➔ Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (including Emphysema, Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis, Cystic Fibrosis, and Chronic Bronchitis)
➔ Solid Organ Transplant
➔ Sickle Cell Disease
➔ Down Syndrome and
➔ Pregnancy (WDH recommends pregnant women discuss vaccination with their HCP in advance)
➔ People on the Wyoming Medicaid Community Choices Waiver & Developmental Disabilities Waivers
➔ Heart Conditions (such as heart failure, coronary artery disease & cardiomyopathies)
➔ Obesity (BMI over 30)
➔ Immunocompromised states from solid organ transplant; immune deficiencies; long-term high dose corticosteroids; or other immune weakening medicines; severe neurological conditions (including motor neuron disease, Myasthenia Gravis, Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson's Disease, Cerebral Palsy, Quadriplegia or Hemiplegia, Progressive Cerebellar Disease, Epilepsy, Stroke and Dementia).
➔ Caregivers who are caring for a person who is at high risk of COVID-19 illness as defined in Phase 1b groups and cannot receive the vaccine.
If you meet the criteria group list above and are interested in receiving the vaccine please pre-register by filling in all of the information on the REGISTRATION FORM. You only need to register once.
Utilizing the above link is the preferred method for registration, but for those without a computer or smart phone, or someone to help them register online, we can accept calls 8am-5pm at 307-789-9203 for Evanston residents to sign up. Bridger Valley residents can call 307-787-3800 to sign up.
Individuals in Phase 1b who are eligible to receive the vaccine should expect a delay in vaccination as the amount of vaccine continues to be limited. We are scheduling as many individuals as we can based on vaccine supply. More vaccine will be available in coming weeks and additional clinics will be held as additional vaccine arrives.
We are very excited to be at this stage of vaccine distribution! Thank you for your patience and understanding as we work to efficiently and fairly distribute vaccine. We will communicate through Code Red and other forms of media.
To sign up for Code Red and assure you are getting all notifications, go to www.uintacounty.com, and click on the Code red shield at the lower right of the page.
Drive-Up at ERH, Rapid Antigen test, with negative result samples going to state lab for the PCR test to confirm. Recommended only for individuals with symptoms.
- Bridger Valley Urgent Care: Samples to state, also a rapid test for symptomatic people. Biofire PCR.
- Binax Now testing is now available at the Community Health Center on Yellow Creek Drive starting the week of Thanksgiving. The tests are focused for those who are students K-12 and staff of Long-Term care, Assisted Living, those in Communal settings such as jails and group homes, and critical workers. Plan is to have additional sites for testing in the very near future.
- Vault Testing - a do-it-yourself test at home. Wyoming purchased 75,000 Vault home saliva test kits. Anyone can order a kit at https://www.vaulthealth.com/covid. If it is a Wyoming address, the $150 testing fee is waived, and shipping costs are covered. Saliva is collected during a supervised online telehealth visit with a Vault Test Supervisor (requires an internet connection.) Sample is sent to a Vault lab. Businesses and community organizations are encouraged to take part.
- Broad Testing with Curative Saliva Test: Drive Up on a pre-set schedule for agencies wanting to participate. Contact Public Health for more information as this is only offered on a set schedule.
State Health Orders - WyomingUinta County is under a Statewide Mask Mandate until January 8, 2021. After that date, the number of cases and hospitalizations will be reviewed and a determination made if it needs to be continued.
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We ask everyone to do their part during this time - Thank you.
If you have an opinion you would like to have considered, or comments to make, there is a survey you can use to make those comments to our County Health Officer. Survey
Thanks for your interest and input.