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Posted on: January 25, 2021

[ARCHIVED] COVID-19 Vaccination Efforts

Albany County COVID Vaccine FAQ


Notification of COVID-19 Vaccine Eligibility

  • To receive notification when you are eligible to receive the vaccine, all individuals need to have a patient portal account through Ivinson Memorial Hospital/UCHealth’s My Health Connection.
    1. If you already have signed up for a My Health Connection account, please sign in and ensure your contact information is correct.
    2. If you do not have a My Health Connection account, please sign up for one at
  • Individuals will be contacted through My Health Connection when a vaccine is available to them.

Current Vaccine Eligibility

  • Albany County is providing COVID vaccines for all persons within the Tier 1a and 1b groups.  This includes the following;
    • People who are 65 years of age or older.
    • Those with the following conditions: cancer (current diagnosis of cancer), chronic kidney disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (including emphysema, pulmonary fibrosis, cystic fibrosis, and chronic bronchitis), solid organ transplant, sickle cell disease, down syndrome, and pregnancy (WDH recommends that pregnant women discuss vaccination with their healthcare provider in advance.)
    • People on the Wyoming Medicaid Community Choices Waiver and Developmental Disabilities waivers.
    • Those with the following conditions: diabetes; heart conditions (such as heart failure, coronary artery disease and cardiomyopathies); obesity (BMI over 30); immunocompromised state from solid organ transplant, blood or bone marrow transplant, immune deficiencies, long term high dose corticosteroids, or other immune weakening medicines; cerebrovascular disease (including stroke); severe neurologic conditions (including motor neuron disease, myasthenia gravis, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, cerebral palsy, quadriplegia or hemiplegia, progressive cerebellar disease, epilepsy, or dementia).
    • Caregivers who are caring for a person who is at high risk of COVID-19 illness as defined in Phase 1b groups in the right column above and cannot receive the vaccine and caregivers of those defined in Phase 1b who are the primary caregiver
  • If you are 70 years of age or older and have difficulty signing up for a My Health Connection account, you can call the Vaccine Call Center at (307) 766-8222 Monday–Friday, 9am–5pmfor assistance in scheduling your vaccine.

Information Centers 

For up-to-date information on current vaccination efforts and scheduling opportunities for the COVID-19 vaccine distribution in Albany County, please review the following sources:

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