vaccine

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…
Severe Flu Season Expected in Wyoming and Nationwide
Officials with the Casper-Natrona County Public Health Department expect a particularly severe flu season this year. Already, multiple people have been hospitalized with flu-like symptoms in the Casper area. The Centers for Disease Control says 39 states, including Wyoming, are reporting moderate or…
College Vaccine Bill Rejected
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A bill that would require most Wyoming college students get vaccinated against meningitis has died in the Senate. Senate File 54 failed to get consideration on the Senate floor before a deadline last Friday. The bill would have required meningitis vaccinations …
Lawmaker Pushes For Menangitis Vaccinations At UW
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — A Wyoming lawmaker is trying again to vaccinate college students against meningitis. Last year, Sen. Bill Landen’s proposal failed largely because it would cost $335,000 a year. This time the Casper Republican is proposing that students pay for the shots t…