November 10, 2021
SWEETWATER COUNTY — The CDC approved the Pfizer pediatric COVID-19 vaccine and recommended that children 5 to 11 years old be vaccinated against COVID-19. Public Health has Pediatric COVID-19 Vaccinations Clinics scheduled. We will vaccinate ages 5-11 and 12+. Adults will be vaccinated as well at our Pfizer Friday clinics.
Friday, November 12, 2021 — 10:30 am to 4:00 pm – Walk-ins
Friday, November 19, 2021 — 10:30 am to 4:00 pm – Walk-ins
Pfizer Friday Clinics are at the Health and Human Services Building, 333 Broadway, Suite 110, Rock Springs. If you have questions, please call Public Health at (307)922-5390.
Other locations in Sweetwater County offering Pediatric COVID-19 Vaccinations include:
Castle Rock Medical Center – Green River (307)872-4590
K-Pack Pharmacy – Green River (307)875-6722
Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County – Rock Springs
(Drive-thru Tuesday and Wednesday 3-6 pm)
Sweetwater Pediatrics – Rock Springs (307)362-5500
Walgreens – Rock Springs (307)382-2536
The following information is from the Wyoming Department of Health. New updates are posted every day at 3 p.m.
TOTAL NUMBER OF CASES
New cases of COVID-19 in Sweetwater County since the last report: 113
Number of new cases of COVID-19 in Wyoming since the last report: 307
The number of lab-confirmed active cases of COVID-19 in Sweetwater County: 183
The number of lab-confirmed active cases of COVID-19 in Wyoming: 1,906
Total number of variant cases (Delta) in Sweetwater County: 240
Total number of variant cases (All) in Wyoming: 5,636
Total number of COVID-19 related hospitalization in Wyoming: 162
Total number of COVID-19 related hospitalization in Sweetwater County: 6
VACCINATION INFORMATION (October 9, 2021)
First Vaccine Doses Administered Statewide (Pfizer/Moderna): 247,897
Second Vaccine Doses Administered Statewide (Pfizer/Moderna): 220,345
Third Vaccine Doses Administered Statewide (Pfizer/Moderna): 44,906
First Vaccine Doses Administered (J&J Janssen): 20,490
Second Vaccine Doses Administered (J&J Janssen): 357
Total Doses Administered: 533,965
COVID-19 Booster Shots – More information can be found HERE.
FDA fully approves 1st Covid-19 vaccine – For more information, click HERE.
The Johnson & Johnson Vaccine has been approved for continued use. Please see the FDA & CDC Joint Press release for more information.
Guidance for COVID-19 Prevention in K-12 Schools – CLICK HERE to see the new CDC Guidance for K-12.
Funeral Expenses (There is funding from FEMA for funeral cost assistance) – CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION.
News from OSHA Guidelines:
- Guidance (OSHA Guidance on mitigating and preventing the spread of COVID-19 in the workplace) – CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE.
- News Release (OSHA issuing an emergency temporary standard to protect health care workers from the coronavirus.) – CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE.