Wyoming Department of Health

News from the Wyoming Department of Health   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, January 22, 2020 Contact: Kim Deti Phone: 307-777-6420   Program Boosts Medication Access by “Recycling” Medicine    The Wyoming Medication Donation Program, a Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) effort, works to boost...
Study says expanding Medicaid could cut lower medical costs, doctor revenue   By Seth Klamann Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER — If the Legislature and Gov. Mark Gordon were to expand Medicaid, a large group of previously uninsured Wyomingites would have coverage, mental...
News from the Wyoming Department of Health   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, September 17, 2019 Contact: Kim Deti Phone: 307-777-6420   Local Residents Invited to Help Set Public Health Priorities   The Wyoming Department of Health’s Public Health Division invites residents to help set potential...

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Robbie Forrester escorts his daughter Rya, who will be starting first grade in 2019, to her first day of kindergarten last year with the help of litle sister Charlotte. 

Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   Local health officials are stressing the need for parents to visit with their health care providers before the start of school to make sure their children are up-to-date on all required vaccinations. When fully vaccinated, people are protected from 16 potentially...
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   With county fairs across the state just around the corner, the Wyoming Department of Health is warning residents of the potential dangers found at “fun and traditional” animal events and exhibits “such as fairs, rodeo and petting zoos,” in a press release dated July...
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   With summer in full swing and outdoor water activities becoming more and more frequent for people across the state, the Wyoming Department of Health is warning people about the dangers of diseases that can be caught from water.  According to a release June 17, people...
Gillette woman is first case of West Nile this year in Wyoming   By Gillette News Record Staff Via Wyoming News Exchange   GILLETTE — West Nile virus season may be off to an earlier than usual start in Wyoming this year with the state’s first case involving a Campbell County woman already reported...
By News Record Staff Gillette News Record Via Wyoming News Exchange     GILLETTE — A Campbell County cat has been confirmed as infected with plague, according to the Wyoming Department of Health. No human cases have been identified in the area. The illness was confirmed by testing at the Wyoming...

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