Fremont County Public Health now scheduling COVID booster shots

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(Fremont County, WY) – Fremont County Public Health announced today, October 1st, they will be giving booster shots (3rd doses) as per the CDC’s recommendations on Mondays and Wednesdays in Lander and Tuesdays in Riverton.

“We will also be having drive-through clinics in both communities,” their release states.

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The dates and location for the drive-through clinics are as follows:

  • Lander Community Center parking lot on Thursday October 14th and 15th from 10 am to 4 pm.
  • Riverton Public Health Parking lot on Thursday October 21st and 22nd from 10 am to 4 pm.

For the Riverton clinic, you will need to enter from Fairgrounds Road from South Federal and will exit out Monroe, as it will be one-way traffic for these clinics.

Dubois residents may contact Mountain Sage Clinic to schedule a time for their booster dose or come to one of our drive-up clinics in Riverton or Lander.

Proof of 2 doses of the Pfizer series vaccination with the last dose being a minimum of 6 months is required upon arrival in order to receive a booster.

To register for your Pfizer booster shot or the first dose of COVID vaccine either in the office or at one of their drive-through clinics, click here to schedule a date and time.

Using this website for scheduling helps decrease your wait time so it is strongly encouraged to do so before arriving for the booster shot, according to FCPH.

They also ask you to wear a short sleeved shirt on the day of your shot.

You will also need to wait in your car for 15 minutes after receiving your shot.

If you are having trouble with the Prepmod scheduling website click either of these sites for troubleshooting tips: Fremont County Public Health Facebook or Fremont County Public Health website.

Public Health is following the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) recommendations for booster doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to those at highest risk for COVID-19.


These recommendations are:

  • People 65 years and older and residents in long-term care settings should receive a booster shot of Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine at least 6 months after their Pfizer-BioNTech primary series,
  • People aged 50–64 years with underlying medical conditions should receive a booster shot of Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine at least 6 months after their Pfizer-BioNTech primary series,
  • People aged 18–49 years with underlying medical conditions may receive a booster shot of Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine at least 6 months after their Pfizer-BioNTech primary series, based on their individual benefits and risks, and
  • People aged 18-64 years who are at increased risk for COVID-19 exposure and transmission because of occupational or institutional setting may receive a booster shot of Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine at least 6 months after their Pfizer-BioNTech primary series, based on their individual benefits and risks.

These recommendations apply only to the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine and are not for those who previously received Moderna or Johnson and Johnson vaccines.

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