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“Life R U Ready?” health fair teaches students consequences of their actions

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By Dylan Rohrer, wyo4news.com ROCK SPRINGS, WYOMING (Oct. 21, 2019) -- What happens when a person drinks and drives? If you choose to break the law,...

Open Enrollment help is available

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ROCK SPRINGS, WYOMING (Oct. 17, 2019) — The 2020 open enrollment period for Medicare enrollees is through Dec. 7. It can be confusing. Memorial Hospital...

Hospital updates policy on pets

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Rock Springs, Wyoming — Before bringing your pet to Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County, there are some guidelines that must be followed. The hospital has...

Immunization rules will be addressed at public hearing Oct. 28

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Cheyenne, Wyoming -- The Wyoming Department of Health will host an October public hearing in Cheyenne on proposed revisions to Chapters 1, 3 and...

Pediatric nurse practitioner joins MHSC team

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Rock Springs, Wyoming -- Pediatric care at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County now has even more expertise to offer. Tammy Walker, CPNP-PC has been working...

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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