Despite seeing improvements in multiple areas, Wyoming’s overall ranking on a national children’s well-being report dropped several spaces.
Danielle Sample, of Casper, used to argue with her mother, a nurse, about her choice to discontinue vaccines for her children.
One person has died of influenza in Natrona County this flu season, a victim of a spike in the number of reported cases locally, statewide and nationally the past couple weeks.
Wyoming is the 17th healthiest state, up from 25th the year before, according to a new report.
LANDER — Wyoming would wait until 2015 to license a new Casper hospital, giving officials time to gauge the Affordable Care Act’s overall effect on the state, according to a proposal floated Monday by state Rep. Elaine Harvey.
Wyoming health officials have learned of a second person infected with West Nile virus, they announced Monday.
CASPER — Developers have submitted preliminary plans for a new medical center that would be built on Casper’s rapidly expanding east side.
The addition of a new, for-profit hospital in Casper could force cuts at Wyoming Medical Center that would ultimately cost lives, officials said.
CASPER — A four-fold increase in whooping cough cases in Wyoming might be related to the vaccine losing its effectiveness over time, a state health official said Thursday.
CHEYENNE — The city-county health departments in Wyoming's two largest communities are out of influenza vaccine at what may be the peak of this year's nasty flu season.
The Wyoming Department of Health has interviewed 50 people as part of an investigation into the source of a foodborne virus outbreak in Casper this week.
Workers will replace the plumbing under a building at the Wyoming Life Resource Center after a June inspection found waste leaking from a broken sewer pipe in the crawl space.
Medicaid expansion would allow Wyoming to spend less on other health programs, at least partially offsetting the cost of extending coverage to thousands of newly eligible residents.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The Wyoming Department of Health recommends that Sheridan Memorial Hospital offer testing for three diseases to patients who used inadequately sterilized airways during surgery between May and November.
RIVERTON, Wyo. — The Wyoming Department of Health has confirmed three cases of West Nile virus in the state so far this year.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. - The Wyoming Department of Health is still preparing informative letters for the 5,000 families whose personal information was discovered to be accessible online three weeks ago.
CASPER — The Wyoming Department of Health has organized a series of workshops to help employers promote health and wellness among workers.