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Flu season ahead: Protect self, others by getting a flu shot

Cheyenne, Wyoming -- With October marking the official beginning of the 2019-20 influenza season, Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) representatives are again recommending yearly flu...

WY American Lung Association combats youth vaping epidemic with new program

Cheyenne, Wyoming – Wyoming is facing a youth e-cigarette epidemic, as last year alone there was a 78 percent increase in high school kids...

MHSC has new infection preventionist

Rock Springs, Wyoming -- Health care professional Noreen Hove has returned to Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County as its new Infection Prevention Director. Hove, a...

Cancer prevention coordinator honored

Rock Springs, Wyoming -- She once received cancer treatment at Sweetwater Regional Cancer Center. Two years later, Kelly Sugihara has received a statewide award...

App boosts wellness tracking for Wyoming families

Cheyenne, Wyoming -- A free, customized mobile phone app offered by the Wyoming Department of Health can boost Wyoming family wellness by offering useful...

Health Depart. Continues Secondhand Smoke Dangers Education

Cheyenne, Wyoming -- The Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) is helping residents learn about secondhand smoke dangers to encourage them to protect themselves and their...

Hospital Earns Top Quality Award

Rock Springs, Wyoming — For the third year in a row, Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County received the Wyoming Quality Excellence Award.   Mountain-Pacific Quality Health...

Cancer Center Celebrates 5th Anniversary

Rock Springs, Wyoming — Sweetwater Regional Cancer Center opened its doors June 2014. Since then, the state-of-the-art center has cared for thousands of patients. ...

Health Department Announces Leadership and Organizational Updates

Cheyenne, Wyoming -- The Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) is announcing a series of leadership and organizational updates intended to strengthen performance to better...

Don’t Bring Home Illnesses from Wyoming’s Summer Events

Cheyenne, Wyoming - The Wyoming Department of Health wants residents to avoid bringing home illnesses from summer’s fun and traditional animal events and exhibits such...