West Nile virus (WNV) spread by mosquitoes remains a potential threat in Wyoming as warmer weather arrives across the state, says the Wyoming Department of Health.
While splashing in the waters of Wyoming’s pools is a favorite activity for many families, swimmers should take steps to avoid catching or spreading recreational water illnesses (RWI) that can take away their pool time fun.
State residents should avoid ticks when enjoying activities or working outdoors during warmer weather because the insects can carry and pass on disease, according to the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH).
While most people know salmonella outbreaks can be linked with certain contaminated foods, some may not realize handling live poultry can also sometimes spread the illness, according to the Wyoming Department of Health.
“Liam” filled the number one spot on the most popular names list for new Wyoming baby boys last year while “Emma” remained the top choice for girls’ names, according to the Wyoming Department of Health’s Vital Statistics Services Program.
After a successful debut last year for Wyoming’s first childhood cancer camp, families affected by pediatric cancer are invited to attend this year’s gathering.
Hantavirus infection is a potential threat when mice infest garages, campers, cabins and barns and leave their droppings behind, according to the Wyoming Department of Health.
Heather Babbitt has rejoined the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) as the Aging Division’s new senior administrator.
The Wyoming Comprehensive Cancer Control Consortium (WCCCC) is working to support the state’s young adult cancer survivors by bringing them together in a new group.
April is National Sexually Transmitted Disease Awareness Month Because regular screening for sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) is important to help keep many state residents healthy, the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) offers vouchers for free STD laboratory testing.
Results of a Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) study of possible health effects linked with higher amounts of ground-level ozone in Sublette County are now available.
Wyoming residents are asked to consider donating unused medications to help others who may have trouble affording the prescription drugs and supplies they should have.
The Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) is planning a robust series of discussions about changes coming to programs offered for state residents with developmental disabilities and acquired brain injuries.
Older adults who qualify can serve as mentors and tutors to children in schools and other social service settings as well as gaining important benefits for themselves through the Foster Grandparent Program.
Encouraging increased access to effective primary care in Wyoming communities is the goal of a new Wyoming Department of Health grant opportunity.
March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month While colorectal cancer is a serious and sometimes deadly disease, it is also preventable and treatable according to a Wyoming Department of Health official.
The Wyoming Department of Health and the Prevention Management Organization of Wyoming invite state residents to join a free, three-part webinar series called “Suicide Prevention Essentials for Wyoming” planned for March.
Reports from a new survey show Wyoming continues to see overall significant declines in junior high and high school students saying they use alcohol and tobacco.