Wyoming Health Department

Wyo. Officials Urge Whooping Cough Vaccinations
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming’s state health officer is urging people who spend time around babies to get vaccinated against whooping cough. The Wyoming Department of Health reports that Montana is experiencing local outbreaks of whooping cough. Washington State recently declared an ep…
Wyoming Health Department Urges More Mammograms
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming is among the lowest states in the country in terms of the number of women who get mammograms as recommended. The Wyoming Department of Health says October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Carol Peterson with the health department says the screening rate for Wyom…
Health Dept Says No Fall-Out Risk For Wyoming
Wyoming Health officials want to allay fears of any radiation threat for the state. Dr Tracy Murphy, Epidemiologist and Deputy State Health officer for Wyoming, says while the events in Japan are tragic, he says there is no related radiation exposure risk in Wyoming and no reasonable expectation tha…
Scott Comments On Healthcare Moves
by  Amy Richards, Townsquaremedia , Cheyenne Senator Charlie Scott, of Casper, says he likes what he heard from the Governor in the state of the state address when it comes to the Wyoming Health Department.  Scott says, he’s especially pleased with the appointment of Casper city man…
WHD Commercials Ask Smokers To Quit
The Wyoming Department of Health has a suggested new year’s resolution for smokers: quit, please, for the people who love you, quit smoking. In a series of television commercials, the health department is going to let Wyoming residents make the point with personal, unscripted appeals to loved…