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Staff reports
Dec 3, 2019

The Wyoming Department of Health is sharing five tips to help prevent food-borne illness from ruining holiday meals - particulary meals that feature turkey ...

Staff reports
Nov 26, 2019

q From staff reports The 2020 Open Enrollment period for individual health insurance is more than halfway finished. At the end of week three, enrollment ...

Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Nov 26, 2019

The Wyoming Department of Health plans to add a vaccine to the state's list of required shots for children in public school and daycare. The list of ...


From the Wyoming News Exchange
Nov 12, 2019

Wyoming ranks 43rd in the nation for the number of children with health insurance coverage, according to a report recently released by Georgetown University ...

Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Nov 12, 2019

Fremont County leaders have been working to address the needs of citizens involuntarily hospitalized for mental illness in Fremont County, and the state. In ...

From staff reports
Nov 3, 2019

The Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) encourages Wyoming students in grades 3-9 to enter a poster contest aimed at increasing awareness about radon and radon ...


From staff reports
Sep 24, 2019

A free, customized mobile phone app offered by the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) can boost Wyoming family wellness by offering useful health tools and ...

Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Sep 22, 2019

Fremont County Public Health Nurse manager Kathleen Laidlaw received a plaque and warm thanks from the Fremont County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday for her ...

Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Sep 8, 2019

By Katie Roenigk Staff Writer Plague and rabies both have been detected in Riverton animals. Three local family dogs have tested positive for plague in ...


Steve Peck, Publisher
Aug 18, 2019

Last in a series After a year of diligent work on preparations for building a new full-service hospital, leaders of the Riverton Medical District say a key ...

By Steve Peck, Publisher
Aug 14, 2019

First in a series With an encouraging feasibility study in hand and an ever-growing level of expertise among its members, the Riverton Medical District ...

Staff reports
Aug 11, 2019

Morning Star Care Center in Fort Washakie is one of seven Wyoming nursing homes to meet the qualifications of the Innovator Quality Award this summer. The ...


Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Aug 11, 2019

The Riverton Medical District will share information about progress in its ongoing effort to build a new local hospital during a public meeting next week. "We ...

From staff reports
Jul 16, 2019

West Nile virus might be off to an earlier than usual start in Wyoming this year, with the state's first case involving a Campbell County adult already ...

Staff reports
May 14, 2019

A Wyoming Department of Health official says increased cases of measles in some areas of the United States show why vaccination is important, but extra vaccine ...


Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Apr 28, 2019

The woman who died of flu-related complications this year in Fremont County was only 56 years old. A new report from the Fremont County Coroner indicates ...

Staff reports
Apr 23, 2019

A Wyoming Department of Health initiative designed to help keep Wyoming Medicaid-enrolled youth who have complex behavioral health conditions in their homes, ...

Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Apr 17, 2019

At least one person has died of the flu this year in Fremont County. Fremont County Coroner Mark Stratmoen said an incident reported at about 9:20 p.m. March ...


By Bobbi Barrasso and Diana Enzi
Oct 24, 2017

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and a great time to refresh our knowledge of the disease. As more research is done and advancements are made, it can ...

From staff reports
Oct 3, 2017

The Wyoming Breast Cancer Initiative (WBCI) has opened applications for their annual grant program. Grants are available for breast cancer programs throughout ...

From staff reports
Sep 26, 2017

Cheyenne, WY - The Wyoming Breast Cancer Initiative (WBCI) has opened applications for their annual grant program. Grants are available for breast cancer ...


By Kate Roenigk, Staff Writer
Oct 6, 2015

Two local acupuncturists have started offering free acupuncture to veterans at the Soldiers House in Riverton. Licensed acupuncturist Soleiana Abernathy of ...

By Eric Blom, Staff Writer
Oct 6, 2015

No human cases of the disease have been reported locally. Tularemia has been a cause for concern in Wyoming this year, and two animal cases in ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Oct 6, 2015

A Fremont County woman died Saturday in Utah one day after testing positive for rabies. It was the first confirmed human rabies case ever recorded in ...


From staff reports
Oct 4, 2015

A Fremont County woman has tested positive for the first confirmed human rabies case ever recorded in Wyoming. Testing completed Friday by the federal Centers ...

From staff reports
Oct 1, 2015

EmpRes Healthcare has announced that it has leased three Wyoming skilled nursing centers from Care Capital Properties, Inc. the landlord of the facilities. ...

From staff reports
Sep 27, 2015

Meeting on road work Tuesday A public meeting to discuss 2016-2017 highway improvements to North Federal Boulevard is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Tuesday ...


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