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Posted on: February 1, 2019

Protect Your Child from RSV


There are steps you can take to help prevent the spread of RSV. Specifically, if you have cold-like symptoms you should

  • Cover your coughs and sneezes with a tissue or your upper shirt sleeve, not your hands
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for 20 s...
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Posted on: February 1, 2019

Take 3 Actions to Fight the Flu


Flu is a serious contagious disease that can lead to hospitalization and even death. 

CDC urges you to take the following actions to protect yourself and others from influenza (the flu): 

 Take time to get a flu vaccine.

  • CDC recomm...
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Public Health News
Posted on: February 4, 2019

Love is in the Air


What are STDs?

Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), also known as sexually transmitted infections or STIs, are very common. Millions of new infections occur every year in the United States.

STDs are passed from one person to another through sexual activity...

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Public Health News
Posted on: January 31, 2019

Top 4 Things Parents Need to Know About the Measles

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 CDC has put together a list of the most important facts about measles for parents like you.

Public Health News
Posted on: January 4, 2019

What is Nitrates - Nitrites?

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This fact sheet provides basic information for private well owners regarding nitrate and nitrite in their well water.

Click the Nitrate - Nitrite Fact Sheet to learn more!

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Public Health News
Posted on: December 14, 2018

Learn More About Pre-Diabetes


News from the Wyoming Department of Health


Monday, December 3, 2018

Contact: Kim Deti

Phone: 307-777-6420

Learning About Prediabetes Can Help Prevent Diabetes

To help avoid developing more cases of diabetes across the state, the ...

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Public Health News
Posted on: November 9, 2018

Car Seat Inspections

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Certified child passenger safety technicians are available at the Health Department to educate parents and caregivers on proper car seat selection and installation. Call (307) 733-6401 for a free appointment. 

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Posted on: November 27, 2018

Holiday Home Cooking


Food that is mishandled can cause very serious consequences for all, especially for "at-risk" groups - infants, young children, older adults, pregnant women and people with weakened immune systems. 

For this reason, it is important to be...

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