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Bird Flu Found In Wyoming Goose
State officials received confirmation on Wednesday that the highly pathogenic H5N2 avian influenza strain was identified in a Canada goose found near Cheyenne, Wyoming. This is the first detection of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in Wyoming. The Wyoming Game and Fish Department and the St…
Health Officials Say Flu Activity Picking up in Wyoming
With flu activity reports stepping up across the state, residents are encouraged by the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) to take common-sense steps to avoid spreading influenza or becoming ill with the disease. “The influenza activity reported to us has clearly picked up in Wyoming recently…
Flu Season In Casper Off To A Mild Start (AUDIO)
After seeing a number of reports about friends suffering with flu or flu-like symptoms, I called my friend Dr Mark Dowell. Dr Dowell is an infectious disease specialist and is always a great resource to either confirm or deny outbreaks of illness in the Casper area and around the state. Dr Dowell me…
Campbell County Leads State In Flu Cases
GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming health officials say Campbell County leads the state in reported flu cases this year. The Associated Press reports  that, according to a report by the Wyoming Health Department, the county had 402 confirmed cases of flu through the week of Jan. 6-12. Laramie…
Places To Get a Flu Shot In Casper
Flu season is in full swing here in Casper.  Your co workers, friends, and family members are all possible immune system assassins.  How do you protect yourself?  A flu shot is a good place to start. Influenza is our ever evolving foe.  Different strains appear every year.  …
Gillette Hospital Restricts Visits Because Of Flu
GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — Visiting restrictions are in place at Campbell County Memorial Hospital because of a recent spike in flu cases in the area. The Associated Press reports that visitors at the hospital’s maternal units must wash their hands and wear a mask while visiting a patientt&#…

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