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Your COVID-19 Questions Answered

As of January 12, 2022

For the most up-to-date information and guidance on COVID-19 please visit Campbell County Public Health.

Current COVID-19 Guidance

Campbell County Health provides the following guidance from the Wyoming Department of Health and Centers for Disease Control. This is a new virus and much is still unknown about COVID-19. Please check with Campbell County Public Health.

Prevention

  • Vaccination
  • Hygiene
  • Clean & Disinfect

What to Do If You Have COVID-19 Symptoms

  • Symptoms
  • If You Are Sick
  • Exposed to Someone with COVID-19

Testing

  • Where to find a COVID-19 Test

Prevention

This information is intended to help members of our community understand how to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. If you have questions about COVID-19 and your health, please contact your provider.

  • Vaccinations
  • Wear a Mask if You are At Risk
  • Wash Your Hands Often
  • Cover Coughs and Sneezes
  • Clean and Disinfect

Vaccinations

Vaccinations are one of the best lines of defense against hospitalization and death from COVID-19. There are currently three vaccines available in Campbell County: Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna, and Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen. For the most up-to-date information on where to get a COVID-19 vaccine, please visit Campbell County Public Health.

Jan 12 2022 Where to Get a Vaccine Campbell County

Hygiene

  • Masking Source
    • Everyone 2 years or older who is not fully vaccinated should wear a mask in indoor public places.
    • People who have a condition or are taking medications that weaken their immune system may not be fully protected even if they are fully vaccinated. They should continue to take all precautions recommended for unvaccinated people, including wearing a well-fitted mask, until advised otherwise by their healthcare provider.
  • Wash your Hands Often Source
    • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds especially after you have been in a public place, or after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing.
  • Cover coughs and sneezes Source
    • Always cover your mouth and nose with a tissue when you cough or sneeze, or use the inside of your elbow and do not spit.
    • Immediately wash your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not readily available, clean your hands with a hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol.
  • Clean and Disinfect Source
    • Clean high-touch surfaces regularly or as needed and after you have visitors in your home. This includes tables, doorknobs, light switches, countertops, handles, desks, phones, keyboards, toilets, faucets, and sinks.

What to Do if You Have COVID-19 Symptoms

CDC has updated isolation and quarantine recommendations for the public, and is revising the CDC website to reflect these changes. These recommendations do not apply to healthcare personnel and do not supersede state, local, tribal, or territorial laws, rules, and regulations. If you are experience a medical emergency please call 911. Source

Symptoms Source

People with COVID-19 have had a wide range of symptoms reported – ranging from mild symptoms to severe illness. Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus. Anyone can have mild to severe symptoms.

People with these symptoms may have COVID-19:

  • Fever or chills

  • Cough

  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing

  • Fatigue

  • Muscle or body aches

  • Headache

  • New loss of taste or smell

  • Sore throat

  • Congestion or runny nose

  • Nausea or vomiting

  • Diarrhea

This list does not include all possible symptoms. Older adults and people who have severe underlying medical conditions like heart or lung disease or diabetes seem to be at higher risk for developing more serious complications from COVID-19 illness.

If You Are Sick Source

People WITH Symptoms:

  • Stay home except to get medical care. Stay home. Most people with COVID-19 have mild illness and can recover at home without medical care. Do not leave your home, except to get medical care. Do not visit public areas.

  • Call ahead. Many medical visits for routine care are being postponed or done by phone or telemedicine.

  • If you have a medical appointment that cannot be postponed, call your doctor’s office, and tell them you have or may have COVID-19. This will help the office protect themselves and other patients.

  • Take care of yourself. Get rest and stay hydrated. Take over-the-counter medicines, such as acetaminophen, to help you feel better.

  • Stay in touch with your doctor. Call before you get medical care. Be sure to call 911 if you have trouble breathing, or have any other emergency warning signs, or if you think it is an emergency.

People WITHOUT Symptoms:

  • If you have tested positive for COVID-19 but do not have symptoms, the CDC recommends that you isolate for 5 days.

When Can I End My Isolation/Quarantine?

  • If you tested positive for COVID-19 or have symptoms, regardless of vaccination status: Stay home for 5 days and isolate from others in your home.

  • Ending isolation if you had symptoms. End isolation after 5 full days if you are fever-free for 24 hours (without the use of fever-reducing medication) and your symptoms are improving.

  • Ending isolation if you did NOT have symptoms. End isolation after at least 5 full days after your positive test.

  • If you were severely ill with COVID-19. You should isolate for at least 10 days. Consult your doctor before ending isolation.

Exposed to Someone with COVID-19?

  • If you were exposed to COVID-19 and are NOT up-to-date on COVID-19 vaccinations, quarantine for at least 5 days and get tested after 5 days.

  • If you were exposed to COVID-19 and are up-to-date with vaccination OR had confirmed COVID-19 within the past 90 days, you do not need to stay home unless you develop symptoms. Even if you don’t develop symptoms, get tested at least 5 days after you last had close contact with someone with COVID-19.

COVID-19 Testing in Campbell County

For a complete list of testing locations and up-to-date information, please visit Campbell County Public Health.