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Sheridan County COVID-19

Tests Performed-830

Negative Test Results-792 (Other tests pending)

Positive Cases-12



The third variance Sheridan County Health Officer, Dr. Ian Hunter, and Sheridan County Public Health applied for was approved through the state health department and went into effect today. The variance allows limited indoor seating for restaurants, cafes, bars, breweries, and other establishments serving food and drink.

The two previous Sheridan County variances approved allow limited outdoor seating for restaurants, cafes, bars, breweries, etc., and modified church services.

This phased approach of reopening will be closely monitored by Sheridan County Public Health and the Sheridan County Health Officer relating to new local COVID-19 cases.

All three Sheridan County variances and their restrictions can be viewed at

Any business or organization wanting to apply for an exception can call Sheridan County Public Health at 307-672-5169.

Sheridan Memorial Hospital is now analyzing COVID-19 tests within its facility but testing supplies for in-house analyses are limited. A combination of local, state and commercial labs will be used to analyze Sheridan County COVID-19 tests.

Sheridan Memorial Hospital has a Dedicated Coronavirus (COVID-19) Phone Number 307-672-1004. This line is strictly for those who are experiencing fever, cough, and shortness of breath.

Tests are being administered in a number of locations around town depending on how you are screened. The provider who orders your test will direct you to the appropriate testing location at the time of your screening.

For patients 12 and under, a separate testing location has been established. Parents can call 307-675-5555 to visit with a pediatric specialist and determine whether testing is needed.