COVID-19 Vaccines

The Incident Management Team has gathered information and resources to help you understand the COVID-19 vaccines available and the distribution plan for Sheridan County. We will update this website as more information becomes available.


Populations currently eligible for the vaccine

Not everyone is eligible to receive the vaccine right now. Due to the limited amount of vaccines, Sheridan County Public Health will follow the Wyoming Department of Health’s phased vaccine distribution plan.

In Sheridan County, the following populations are currently eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine:

  • 1a populations, including:
    • hospital and urgent care staff
    • EMS personnel
    • long-term care and assisted living facility occupants
    • other health care providers
    • (see full list)
  • Rows 1-3 of the 1b populations, including:
    • in-person emergency response personnel not included in Phase 1a
    • funeral service practitioners
    • people who are 70 years of age or older
    • (see full list)

Where to get the vaccine

Sheridan Memorial Hospital (SMH) is administering vaccinations for all currently eligible participants. *

For those currently eligible to receive a vaccine, call 307-675-4471 for an appointment. You will be asked to leave a message. You can expect a call back within 48 hours. Please do not call multiple times.

Last updated January 14.

Sheridan County Public Health is administering vaccinations for all currently eligible participants. *

Sheridan County Public Health is not scheduling vaccine appointments at this time. Our current supply of vaccines are already spoken for. We will provide information to the public once more appointments can be scheduled. Please stay tuned to this website for those updates. Thank you for your patience!

Last updated January 14.

Walgreens pharmacy is administering vaccinations to residents and staff of long-term care facilities and assisted living facilities. Please do not contact Walgreens for an appointment; staff are working with facilities to schedule vaccination clinics.

Sheridan VA Medical Center is administering vaccines to enrolled Veterans 85 years and older or with certain conditions. VA care teams will contact enrolled Veterans to offer the vaccinations, based on a phased plan. Learn more on the Sheridan VA Medical Center website.

* If you make an appointment and for any reason get a vaccine from another provider, PLEASE call to cancel your appointment. This is vital to ensure we get as many people vaccinated as are interested.


About the vaccines

There are two approved COVID-19 vaccines:

Pfizer
Number of shots: 2 shots, 21 days apart
Recommended for people age 16 years and older
Fact sheet for recipients and caregivers

Moderna
Number of shots: 2 shots, 28 days apart
Recommended for people age 18 years and older
Fact sheet for recipients and caregivers

Learn more about COVID-19 vaccines approved or currently in clinical trials.

There is a lot of information available about the COVID-19 vaccines. Below are links to get more information about the COVID-19 vaccines from the CDC: