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WDH To Change Opioid and Drug Misuse Efforts
State efforts aimed at preventing overdoses and deaths tied to prescription drugs and opioids are changing but continuing, as federal funding is coming to an end. The WDH Substance Abuse Prevention Program (SAPP) first received the Grant to Prevent Prescription Drug/Opioid Overdose-Related Deaths from the federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration in 2016 ...
WDH Warns of Fraudulent Calls Surrounding COVID-29 Vaccine
The Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) recently put out a release warning residents to be conscious of suspicious and fraudulent activity surrounding the COVID-19 vaccine. The WHD Director, Michael Ceballos, stated in the release that there have been reports of fraudulent calls to residents in which the caller states that they are from a local health department asking to set up an appointment for
COVID-19 Vaccines Steadily Becoming More Available
Available doses, and locations where eligible individuals can get COVID-19 vaccines, both continue to grow slowly and steadily across the state. Meanwhile, the number of Wyomingites who have been vaccinated has decreased, according to the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH)...
WDH Expands Vaccine Eligibility
The Wyoming Department of Health recently updated the state's vaccine priority groups to be more in line with national guidance while also rolling out new pre-registration and information options.
WHD Recommends Radon Testing, Announces Winners of Recent Contest
The Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) recently put out a statement asking families to consider testing their homes for radon in order to find out if there are any potentially dangerous health risks. Radon is an invisible, odorless, tasteless, dangerous, and naturally occurring radioactive gas that is released from the element radium and is found in rocks, soil, and water ...
WDH Offers Tips for a Safe Holiday Season
The Wyoming Department of Health released a guide to possible poisonous items that may be in your home this holiday season from the Nebraska Regional Poison Center (NRPC). Here are some tips to keep in mind: If you do have visitors remember that they may bring their medications, so make sure they put them out of sight and reach, as 59,000 children go to U ... Read More ...