Below is the current confirmed case count for Sheridan County residents.
Total Lab Confirmed Positive Cases: 94
Active COVID-19 Cases: 29
Currently hospitalized in Sheridan County (residents & nonresidents): 2
• Since the beginning of the pandemic, Sheridan County Public Health staff have been in contact with over 200 residents who have been in close contact with, or live in the same household as, someone with a confirmed case of COVID-19. These individuals have not experienced symptoms of COVID-19, but they have been or are currently being monitored and quarantined (as necessary) to reduce the chance of spreading COVID-19.
• Public Health is also communicating with and monitoring Sheridan County residents who experience symptoms of COVID-19, but have not been positively confirmed through laboratory testing. Sheridan County has had 34 (cumulative total) of these probable cases of COVID-19, with 8 cases currently being monitored and quarantined.
• Sheridan County has hired three part-time, temporary contract tracers using CARES Act funding.
These vital new positions enable Public Health to investigate and monitor active, probable and close contact COVID-19 cases in the county.
COVID-19 Best Practices
The public is encouraged to follow these guidelines outlined by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
and Wyoming Department of Health (WDH):
• Avoid close contact (within 6 feet) with anyone outside of your household.
• Wear cloth face coverings when out in the public.
• Stay home if sick. (If you are concerned that the symptoms you are experiencing are outside of your normal everyday condition, please consult your physician.)
• Avoid gatherings of 50 or more people.
• Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces using a regular household cleaning spray or wipe.
• Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol. Always wash hands with soap and water if hands are visibly dirty.
Please continue to be vigilant and practice all appropriate hygiene and distancing recommendations. Your hard work protects you, your family, and your community.