COVID-19 Public Health Guidance
Teton County’s Roadmap to Recovery Plan can be used by the public and businesses to help determine what actions are needed to ensure the safety of our residents and visitors. There are three phases to the COVID-19 emergency: the response phase; the stabilization phase; and the recovery phase. Teton County is currently moving into the stabilization phase of the COVID-19 response.
Within these three phases, the Teton County Health Department will use a color-coded public health guidance system that will provide minimum actions that should be taken by the public and businesses. Metrics listed in the plan will be used to determine when Teton County is ready to move to the next color-coded level of risk. The metrics will also be shown on the the Teton County Emergency Management COVID-19 Dashboard.
Even though the Teton District Public Health Order that limited gatherings to only those in the same household has expired, the Teton County Health Department encourages everyone to remain cautious and encourages all residents to do the following:
Follow Strict Hygiene Standards, including:
• Wash hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds as frequently as feasible
• Use hand sanitizer (at least 60% alcohol based) when soap and water are not available
• Cover coughs or sneezes into the sleeve or elbow, not hands
• Regularly disinfect high-touch surfaces (buttons, door handles, counters, etc.)
• Avoid touching your face
• Stay home when sick
Follow Physical Distancing Measures:
• Wear a cloth face covering in public when you cannot maintain the 6-foot physical distance spacing
• Always maintain a 6-foot distance from other individuals when in public
• Refrain from shaking hands with other individuals
• Do not visit friends or family without urgent need
• Do not attend large gatherings
High-Risk individuals and those around them are encouraged to follow a specific set of instructions (found in Appendix C- Guidelines for High-Risk Individuals below and should review CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) recommendations for "People Who Need Extra Precautions" to obtain more specific guidance for high-risk individuals.)
To read Teton County’s Roadmap to Recovery Plan and It’s Appendices Please Click the Links Below:
These Plans and Appendices are continually being updated and refined, please check back regularly to find the most current information.
Teton County’s Roadmap to Recovery Plan- last updated 10-19-20
Appendix A: Guidelines for the Public has been removed. Please refer to the Public Health Orders and Recommendations.
Appendix B: Guidelines for Businesses has been removed. Please refer to the Public Health Orders and Recommendations.
Appendix C: Guidelines for High Risk Individuals- last updated 5-4-2020
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The Teton County Health Department encourages all businesses to look to the CDC and their specific accreditation or licensing boards for more sector-specific guidance for reopening. If you would like to send the Teton County Health Department your business’ plan for following minimum health guidance please email Sara Budge at, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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