We continue to address the complexities of COVID-19 and strive to provide you with excellent, patient-centered care in our clinics and hospital departments, which are open with enhanced safety measures.
COVID-19 Testing Information
Should You be Tested for COVID-19? The CDC recommends that anyone with any signs or symptoms of COVID-19 be tested, regardless of vaccination status or prior infection.
COVID-19 Testing at SMH
The hospital’s COVID-19 Testing is performed Curbside at Urgent Care Monday-Friday- 1435 Burton Street. Appointments ARE REQUIRED.
You can schedule your appointment online by clicking on this link or visiting SheridanUrgentCare.com and clicking on “Reserve Your Spot.”
Or you may call to schedule your COVID-19 test: 307.672.1004. Please leave only ONE message and we will return call as quickly as possible in the order it was received.
If needed, hospital staff can help you select the most appropriate test for your needs during registration. Our goal is to provide you your results the same day, but this is dependent upon volume. For instance, during a large wave of covid infections, the number of people requiring testing may sometimes exceed the number of tests that can be run in one day.
When you arrive for your testing appointment, please park on the west side of the Urgent Care lot and remain in your vehicle. Call the phone number on the sign posted in the Urgent Care parking lot and a healthcare professional will come to your vehicle to perform your test.
The Government is now providing Free at home COVID-19 Tests — click here to go to their page to order tests
COVID-19 Vaccine Information
As of December 21, 2021 — Sheridan Memorial Hospital is no longer providing COVID-19 vaccinations at our clinic.
February 2, 2022 Update – Based on CDC Guidance, Boosters are recommended for:
Persons age 12 and up: recommended 5 months or more since their 2nd dose of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine
Persons age 18 and up: recommended 5 months since 2nd dose of Moderna or 2 months since the first dose of Jansen (Johnson & Johnson) vaccine
Vaccine for Children Age 5-11
November 4, 2021 — Vaccines for children age 5-11 will be administered by local pediatric offices and Sheridan County Public Health.
Please contact your child’s physician, one of the local pediatric offices or public health to schedule an appointment.
Northeast Wyoming Pediatrics Associates – 307-675-5555
Goose Creek Pediatrics – 307-672-7700
Sheridan County Public Health — 307-672-5169
If you received your previous vaccinations at Sheridan Memorial Hospital, you can access your Vaccination records on our Patient Portal – MySheridanHealth. Click here for more info.
Infection Prevention Measures
- Stay home when you are sick
- Avoid people who are sick (6 feet rule)
- Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw tissue in trash
- Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces using a regular household cleaning spray or wipe
- CDC recommends wearing a facemask when in public
- A facemask and gloves should be worn by those who are treating patients with symptoms
- Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds
- If soap and water are not readily available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol
- Always wash hands with soap and water if hands are visibly dirty
Basic Treatments if You Have COVID-19
- Three basic rules:
- Keep warm and rest as much as possible
- Take plenty of fluids
- For fever, take Tylenol or Motrin in normal doses (consult label on bottle)
- For cough:
- Humidification and drinking lots of fluids can help loosen sticky mucus
- Non-prescription drugs designed to suppress cough can be helpful
- If you use an inhaler, you may have to use it more often
- For sore throat:
- Gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in ½ glass of water)
- Humidification of the air and lots of fluids help
- If temperature is elevated:
- Fluids are even more important
- Fever medicine, Tylenol or Motrin, can help control temperature
- Persistent temperature elevation of 103-104 degrees can be a danger sign and you should call your physician
- For nausea and/or diarrhea:
- Eat only clear liquids, soups or juices as tolerated
- Fluids will be important to prevent dehydration