COVID-19 IN SHERIDAN COUNTY
COVID-19 VACCINES IN SHERIDAN COUNTY
SCPHD will be receiving a limited quantity of COVID-19 Vaccine. Please call us at 406-765-3432 to be placed on our list.
What is a 1B high-risk medical condition? Other medical conditions for 1C
Chronic kidney disease
Weakened immune system from solid organ transplant
Sickle Cell Disease
Type 1 & 2 Diabetes
Hypertension or High Blood Pressure
Weakened immune system from blood or bone marrow
transplant, immune deficiencies, HIV, use of corticosteroids
or use of other immune weakening medicines
Neurologic conditions such as dementia
I Tested Positive for COVID-19. What Now?
You will need to stay home and isolate until:
10 days after your symptoms started AND
24 hours without a fever and not taking any medications to lower fever, such as Tylenol or ibuprofen AND
Your symptoms have improved.
If Your Symptoms Get Worse
Contact your health care provider to get advice on treating your symptoms. Your doctor knows you best and what to do for you, especially if you have other health concerns like high blood pressure or breathing problems.
What Makes Me a Close Contact of a Positive Case?
Being within 6 feet of a person who has COVID-19 for a total of 15 minutes or more over a 24-hour period
Having direct exposure to respiratory secretions (e.g., being coughed or sneezed on, sharing a drinking glass or utensils, kissing)
Providing care for a person who has COVID-19
Living with a person who has COVID-19
A person with COVID-19 is considered to be contagious starting from 2 days before they became sick (or 2 days before they tested positive if they never had symptoms) until they meet the criteria to discontinue isolation.
Watch for symptoms
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. People with these symptoms may have COVID-19:
Fever or chills
Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
Muscle or body aches
New loss of taste or smell
Congestion or runny nose
Nausea or vomiting