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Get your COVID-19 Vaccine via drive through! No appointment! No charge! No insurance!

Local Covid-19 situational Update

 

Local Transmission, case counts, Vaccine information, testing information

 

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VACCINATING ANYONE 18+

DRIVE THROUGH COVID VACCINE

TCHD is administering Vernal drive-thru vaccine at TriCounty Health Department (133 S 500 E) and  Roosevelt drive-thru vaccine at USU Campus (987 E Lagoon St).  10 am-6 pm (Moderna only)

 

IF YOU have questions, for Vernal please call 247-1177, press one. For Roosevelt call 435-722-6300, press one.

PLEASE PRINT FORM AND BRING IT TO YOUR APPOINTMENT FOR CONVENIENCE

Yes, the COVID-19 Vaccines are free of charge and no insurance required. 

 

If you would like to volunteer with our Medical Reserve Corps to help during the COVID-19 vaccination response please email ldevonesque@tricountyhealth.com 

 

COVID-19 Vaccines Administered by TriCounty Health Department

Daily graph will be updated at approximately 1 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Week by week case count graph updated on Monday and reflects a week worth of new cases

 

Last Updated: April 15, 2021

See why the update changed here.

Uintah County

Moderate

Duchesne County

Moderate

Daggett County

Low

Local COVID-19 Transmission Index Information Updated by 1 p.m. on Thursdays

COVID-19 Transmission Index Local County Levels

What that means

If you have been exposed to COVID-19, wait a minimum of SEVEN DAYS to get a COVID-19 test (unless you are symptomatic). Waiting at least 7 days to test after exposure allows for more accurate results in testing.

Symptoms of COVID-19 – Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, cough, fever or chills, sore throat, new loss of taste or smell, muscle or body aches, stomach cramps, nausea or vomiting, diarrhea, fatigue, headache, congestion or runny nose

When to seek medical attention – When you experience trouble breathing, persistent pain or pressure in the chest, new confusion, inability to wake or stay awake, bluish lips or face. If you experience any of these symptoms seek immediate medical attention

COVID-19 Holiday Testing Hours:

UBH amd Test Utah Locations: Roosevelt (UBMC Main Entrance) & Vernal (Basin Clinic Urgent Care)  No testing on Christmas 12/25 or New Years 1/1. Testing available 8:00-Noon on Christmas Eve and New Years Eve. Pettit Pediatrics will be closed Christmas Eve 12/24 and Christmas Day 12/25 and will be open 8:30 a.m. to noon on 12/26. Vernal Urgent Care will be open 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Christmas Eve and New Yea’s Eve and closed Christmas Day and New Year’s Day. Ashley Valley Family Practice will be closed Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day. Dinoland Pediatrics will be open Christmas Eve 9am-1pm. Closed Christmas Day and closed New Year’s Day.

TESTUTAH Location – Basin Urgent Care: Vernal

Vernal (475 N 500 W)  Drive-up testing dates and times:  Monday through Thursday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Friday 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Any interested individuals regardless of symptoms can find out if they qualify for COVID-19 testing by filling out an online questionnaire at testutah.com.

Have your QR code and ID ready when you arrive for testing. 

Indian Health Service: Ft. Duchesne

The Fort Duchesne, U&O Indian Health Service Clinic is providing COVID Testing to Native Americans / Alaska Natives that qualify for services through Indian Health Service.  All COVID Testing and appointments must be scheduled by calling 435-725-6815.  Do not come to the clinic without an appointment.

COVID Drive Though Testing Times  Monday, Tuesday, Friday = 9a.m. to 10a.m.  Thursday = 1:30p.m. to 2:30p.m. Wednesday = 8:15AM to 11:45AM (Mass Drive Through Testing)  https://www.facebook.com/FortDuchesne

 

TESTUTAH Location-  Uintah Basin Medical Center: Roosevelt

Roosevelt (250 W 300 N) Drive-up testing Monday through Thursday 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Friday 8 a.m. to Noon, at the Main Entrance. 

Register today at testutah.com to get your QR code and get tested. Have your QR code and ID ready when you arrive for testing. 

Uintah Basin Medical Center COVID-19 information

 

FREE DRIVE-THRU RAPID ANTIGEN TESTING (TestUtah):

A Vernal drive-thru testing site is located at our Vernal Urgent Care (475 N 500 W in Vernal, Utah) M-TH from 9 AM – 6 PM and Friday from 9 AM – 4 PM (closed weekends).

A Roosevelt drive-thru testing site is located at UBMC (250 W 300 N in Roosevelt, Utah) at the MAIN HOSPITAL ENTRANCE, M-TH from 8 AM – 8 PM & FRI from 8 AM – 4 PM. 

Individuals may receive FREE COVID-19 testing (while supplies last, with tests expected to be refreshed daily) by taking a survey online at testutah.com. QR code and ID required for testing. Rapid antigen nasopharyngeal tests now available with results in minutes to hours.

OTHER IN-VEHICLE TESTING OPTIONS:

In the event that you wish to have a PCR test rather than a free rapid antigen test, be advised that insurance companies are covering the cost of a COVID-19 test. If you are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms and you suspect you may need to be tested for COVID-19, call before you arrive to receive further instruction prior to coming to our facility. An order from your physician is required to be tested. Nasopharyngeal or spit tests are available. Results average 2-4 days. Testing is available at:

  • Roosevelt UBMC (UBMC Lab, Processed by ARUP): Main Hospital Entrance M-F 8 AM – 8 PM & SAT 8 AM – 4 PM
  • Vernal Basin Clinic: Urgent Care Parking Lot M-F 9-6
  • Testing may be available at some outreach clinics. Consult with your provider.

OTHER LOCAL TESTING OPTIONS – Lab process –

UBMC in Roosevelt  – Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Uintah Basin Urgent Care in Vernal  – Monday Through Friday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

DVMC – Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. – 435-738-2426

Manila Clinic – 435-784-3575

Pettit Pediatrics –435- 789-7337

Vernal Urgent Care – 435-789-6677

Ashley Valley Family Practice -435-781-8899

Dinoland Pediatrics – 435-789-9060

For additional information on testing throughout the State of Utah visit,  https://coronavirus.utah.gov/testing-locations/

For additional information on uninsured testing coverage, visit https://medicaid.utah.gov/covid-19-uninsured-testing-coverage/


Public School Mask Mandate

Governor Gary Herbert announced on July 9, 2020, a mask mandate for students, faculty, staff, and visitors in public schools. MASK ORDER FAQ

See UDOH COVID-19 School Manual

On Aug. 14, 2020, Utah Department of Health issued a Public Health Order clairfying masks in schools. See full order here

Click here for research by BYU on COVID-19 and schools reopening

Uintah School District COVID-19 Dashboard-  Click hear for USD COVID-19 information

Duchesne County School District COVID-19 Dashboard – Click here for DCSD COVID-19 information

Strata Networks WIFI Hotspots Here 

 

Responding to COVID-19 in your business

Download signs for your business below

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Stay Safe To Stay Open

Stay Safe to Stay Open is a statewide campaign to meet the critical imperatives of helping Utah address teh health-related objectives to prevent and revocer from the coronavirus while at the same time assisting the business community in an effort to approriately strengthen our state’s economy. 

See more at stayopenutah.com

Find more useful information at the Utah Labor Commission

Our Goal is to keep your business open during the pandemic

  • The goal of Utah Department of Health (UDOH) and TriCounty Health Department (TCHD) is to help you keep your employees healthy and your business open during the pandemic. WE want to help keep your worksite safe for employees and customers.
  • COVID-19 Spreads very easily and quickly. Even if you and your employees are doing everything right, your business may see cases of COVID-19. We want to help you plan ahead and make sure you know what to do if that happens, without having to shut down your business.

If an employee tests positive for COVID-19, do I need to shut down my business?

  • No. In most cases, you do not need to shut down your business. Employees who came into contact up to 2 days before the employee tested positive, or first got sick, should quarantine for 14 days. CLose contact means an employee was closer than 6 feet or 2 meters (About 2 arm lengths) for 15 minutes or longer to the person who tested positive. Tell these employees they may have been exposed to COVID-19 and should quarantine. You need to be very careful to protect the privacy and confidentialioty of the employee who tested positive.

Cleaning after a positive case of COVID-19

You should wait 24 hours before you clean and disinfect. This reduceds the chance for other employees to be exposed to respiratory droplets.

  • If you can’t wait 24 hours, wait as long as possible. Open outside doors and windows to increase air circulation in these areas during this waiting period.We still have much to learn about COVID-19. From what we know right now about the virus and about similar coronaviruses, COVID-19 is most easily spread from close contact (within about 6 feet). The virus is spread by respiratory droplets. We don’t know yet if, or how easily, it spreads with infectious aerosols (droplets in the air that another person inhales).

    It may be possible that a person can get COVID-19 by touching a surface or object that has the virus on it and then touching their own mouth, nose, or their eyes. This is not thought to be the main way the virus spreads. From what we know, COVID-19 can live on surfaces for hours to days. We are still learning many things about COVID-19 and how it spreads.

More information on what to do if an employee tests positive for COVID-19

 

Find instructions on the links below to the ubaog.org detailing how to apply for food pantry services.

UBAOG Food Pantry Application Tutorial (1)

UBAOG Food Pantry Application Tutorial_Spanish (1)

 

 

TriCounty Health Department prioritizes the health of the community. In any situation, with any virus, illness or disease, TriCounty Health Department puts the health of residents in Uintah, Daggett and Duchesne County first.

 TriCounty Health Department would like everyone to remember through this time that staying healthy is a community effort. We can all prevent illness and viruses from spreading through our communities.

Please visit: Coronavirus.utah.gov for more information. Follow TriCounty Health Department on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram

  • Wash your hands regularly with water and soap for at least 20 seconds.
  • Avoid non-essential travel to any impacted areas.
  • Avoid non-essential contact with people who are sick.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces using a household cleaning spray or wipe.
  • IF YOU ARE SICK STAY HOME

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Vernal (435) 247-1177

133 South 500 East, Vernal, UT, 84078

Hours:

Monday – Friday 8-5

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MON-10-5

TUES-FRI 8-5

Roosevelt (435) 722-6300

409 South 200 east, roosevelt, ut, 84066