Sublette COVID Briefing: May 14, 2021
21%+ of Sublette County vaccinated to date
by Sublette County Public Health
May 15, 2021
The Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) has reported 10 new COVID-19 cases in Sublette County since May 6, 2021. There are currently 5 active cases in Sublette County, with 778 recoveries, and 7 deaths, for a total of 790 cases since the pandemic began.
As of May 6, Sublette County Public Health has fully vaccinated 2,216 people. The statewide graphic shows that as of May 10, 2021 Sublette County has vaccinated 21.18% of its population, compared to 55.71% of Teton and 24.75% of Sweetwater Counties populations.
On May 10, the FDA expanded the Emergency Use Authorization for the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to include individuals aged 12 years and older. Sublette County Public Health is currently working on scheduling vaccine clinics to administer the Pfizer vaccine to interested individuals. Please watch for details next week on registration information, clinic dates, and locations.
5/14/21 — Moderna Vaccine Doses given in Sublette County
• 1st doses = 2,185
• 2nd doses = 2,003
• Total Doses = 4,188
5/14/21— Janssen Vaccine Doses given in Sublette County. Sublette County Public Health has resumed administering the Janssen vaccine.
• Total Doses Given = 213
On May 13, the CDC updated their public health recommendations to state that fully vaccinated people no longer need to wear a mask or physically distance in any setting, except where required by federal, state, local, tribal, or territorial laws, rules, and regulations, including local business and workplace guidance. And to also state that fully vaccinated people can refrain from testing following a known exposure unless they are residents or employees of a correctional or detention facility or a homeless shelter.
If you missed this week’s video briefing, please take a few minutes to watch at this link. Janna Lee shares this week’s COVID case counts and vaccine numbers. Emily Ray announces the return of the Rural Health Care Districts Lunch and Learn monthly program. Dr. Fitzsimmons gives a big shout out and thank you to all nurses for their dedication and acts of service during Nurses Week. Steve Kipp talks about his role as Public Health Response Coordinator for Sublette County.
Sign up for your COVID vaccine appointment here: https://www.sublettewycovid.com/vaccines