COVID-19 Basics

What’s Happening in Wyoming & Teton County

On Friday, December 12, the FDA issued its emergency use authorization for the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for individuals age 16 and older. Visit the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine page on the FDA website for more information.

The initial group to receive the vaccine will include hospital direct care staff, paramedics and EMTs, long-term care and assisted living facility providers, public health nursing providing COVID-19 vaccines, and others listed in the Wyoming Department of Health’s 1A tier as additional vaccine shipments arrive in Teton County. The Teton County Health Department is working closely with the Department of Health and Wyoming’s COVID-19 vaccine plan will be using a phased distribution approach because limited initial vaccine availability is expected. You can view the Wyoming Department of Health's vaccination plan here. 

Dr. Travis Riddell, Teton County Health Officer, advises Teton County residents to stay informed about COVID-19 and to look for updates and recommendations from credible sources such as the Wyoming Department of Health and the CDC. 

Have Questions?

Email us at or call the Health Department at (307) 733-6401

For updated numbers for the State of Wyoming please visit:

Wyoming COVID-19 Case Count

St John’s Health COVID-19 page

Feeling sick? 

Call your primary care provider. If you don’t have one, call St John’s Health Hotline (307) 739-4898, option 3, or click here for a CDC chat box to evaluate your symptoms. 

Think you’ve been exposed to COVID-19? 

Follow directions from the Wyoming Department of Health