Corona Virus - COVID-19
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Watch for symptoms
People with COVID-19 have had a wide range of symptoms reported – ranging from mild symptoms to severe illness. Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus. People with these symptoms may have COVID-19:
- Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
- Muscle pain
- Sore throat
- New loss of taste or smell
Children have similar symptoms to adults and generally have mild illness.
This list is not all inclusive. Other less common symptoms have been reported, including gastrointestinal symptoms like nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea.
When to Seek Emergency Medical Attention
- Trouble breathing
- Persistent pain or pressure in the chest
- New confusion
- Inability to wake or stay awake
- Bluish lips or face
*This list is not all possible symptoms. Please call your health care provider for any other symptoms that are severe or concerning to you.
Call 911 or call ahead to your local emergency facility: Notify the operator that you are seeking care for someone who has or may have COVID-19.
Uinta County Public Health 307-789-9203 or 307-787-3800 in the Bridger Valley
Evanston Community Health Center 307-789-8290 COVID-19 testing
Evanston Regional Hospital 307-789-3636 Drive up COVID-19 testing
Wyoming COVID-19 Information at wohs.us. Wyoming Information Sharing Platform (WISP) Non-medical information about COVID-19 is available by calling 2-1-1 or 888-425-7138.
BUSINESSES (non-medical) can request PPE by filling out this request form Restaurant Guidance for May 15th Orders - click here Questions? Centers for Disease Control (CDC) If you are Sick Testing for COVID-19 Protect yourself & others
World Health Organization (WHO)
This section is to give you access to the Press Releases the Public Information Officer (P.I.O.) & Joint Information Center have released. Click on the links below to read each one.
There is no place to comment here, but if you need further information, please feel free to contact the Public Health Office and ask for the COVID-19 P.I.O. 307-789-9203
April 1- Coronavirus Circulating April 1- First Positive Case April 7- What is Quarantine/Isolation April 9- Continue Statewide Order #1 -Continue Statewide Order #2 -Continue Statewide Order #3 April 9- Case Count Up April 13- 1st Wyoming Death April 16- Cases Recovered April 17- WSH 2 Cases April 23- CDC to Visit April 23- Increased Lab Testing April 24- Plan for Re-Opening April 29- Point Prevalence Survey Results April 30- Wearing a Mask April 30- Mental Health Providers
May 8- 7th Positive Case May 8 - The Lowdown on Masks May 9 - Thanks Uinta County May 11 - COVID-Vs-Flu May 13 - Economy Linked May 13 - Disinformation May 13 - God Job Us May 13 - Prepared is Not Scared May 13 - Social Distancing Around For Awhile May 13 - Stay Home if Sick-Isolate if Tested May 14 - Antibody Testing May 16 - 8th Positive Case May 18 - Business Assistance with a Few Clicks May 19 - ECDC Point Prevalence Survey May 19 - Reach Out if You Need Help May 19 - Twitter Award Governor Gordon
Do you need help with food, or someone to bring you needed prescriptions, or maybe a mask to wear out in public? Do you wonder if you should be tested after a trip to another State? Has the business you work for been closed so you can’t make your rent?
We have compiled a LIST OF RESOURCES for anyone in Uinta County, and if something you need isn’t on that list, please give a call to Merrillee Francom, or Stephanie Ludwig at Public Health (307) 789-9203, or Kim West with Emergency Management at (307) 783-0327.
COVID-19 has hit all of the United States hard, and in ways we didn’t think possible. We are all getting weary of the worry and concern for our neighbors and our families. Having empathy is a good thing, but as everyone knows, too much of a good thing can be hazardous to your health. The longer this public health threat is around, and the constant ups and downs within our County and State, the more we are likely to be overwhelmed.
It’s easy to say don’t let it get to you, but for some this is easier said than done. There is help in Uinta County if you just want to talk to someone that can help you sort it out. Mental Health providers are standing by to give you a confidential ear. You don’t have to handle this on your own, you don’t have to listen to other people’s ideas about this outbreak, you have a right to speak to someone who is objective and will listen if you will talk.
We have compiled a list of Mental Health providers who will be there for you - today, and for as long as you need them. Just click on the word list and make a phone call to get started.