March 10, 2022 COVID Update

As of 3/10, the Wyoming Department of Health issued new guidance for COVID-19 mitigation in K-12 schools in response to the CDC’s new metrics for measuring the risk of COVID-19 in communities and new contact tracing guidance. JCSD1 continues to work with the county and keep updates at https://jococovid.info/ The major changes include the following:… Continue reading March 10, 2022 COVID Update

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January 14, 2022 Update: JCSD#1 Close-Contact and Quarantine Protocol Update

January 14, 2022 To Parents, Guardians, Students, and Community Members: Johnson County School District #1 board, in partnership with Dr. Schueler, our local Public Health Officer, has approved a new protocol for school-related close contact tracing and quarantine. It aligns with updated CDC guidance and continues to provide flexibility to schools, parents, staff and students… Continue reading January 14, 2022 Update: JCSD#1 Close-Contact and Quarantine Protocol Update

COVID-19 Booster Clinics Start Nov. 5 in Buffalo

Moderna booster shots are now available to residents who received their second COVID-19 dose at least six months ago, and fulfill at least one of the following requirements: 65 years or older, or over 18 and live in long-term care settings living with underlying medical conditions living or working in high-risk settings with the public… Continue reading COVID-19 Booster Clinics Start Nov. 5 in Buffalo

An important JCSD#1 Close-Contact and Quarantine Protocol Update

JCSD#1 Video (added October 1, 2021) September 14, 2021 To Parents, Guardians, Students, and Community Members: Johnson County School District #1 board, in partnership with Dr. Schueler, our local Public Health Officer, has approved a new protocol for school-related close contact tracing and quarantine. It provides flexibility to schools, parents, staff and students in regards… Continue reading An important JCSD#1 Close-Contact and Quarantine Protocol Update

Johnson County Public Health Announcement: COVID Vaccination Booster Update

While the FDA has approved a booster vaccination for the immunocompromised, Johnson County will not be administering booster doses until approval comes through the Wyoming Department of Health. The CDC advisory panel will be meeting Friday August 13 to discuss the recommendations. Johnson County Public Health will not be keeping a waiting list for booster… Continue reading Johnson County Public Health Announcement: COVID Vaccination Booster Update

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Johnson County Healthcare Center Requires Masks in All Areas

Effective immediately, visitors and patients will be required to screen prior to entering the facility and wear a mask in all areas. Non-COVID positive inpatients will be limited to two visitors (no one under the age of 12). Entrances into the facility will be limited to The Family Medical Center on the east side of… Continue reading Johnson County Healthcare Center Requires Masks in All Areas

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Johnson County Healthcare Announcement: COVID-19 Vaccines are Safe & Effective

COVID-19 vaccines are effective at helping protect against severe disease and death from COVID-19, including the Delta variant. While COVID-19 vaccines are working well, some people who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 will still get sick, because no vaccines are 100% effective. These are called vaccine breakthrough cases. However, data suggest that vaccination may make symptoms less… Continue reading Johnson County Healthcare Announcement: COVID-19 Vaccines are Safe & Effective

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