Community and Public Health Epidemiology

Provides epidemiology support for the Community and Public Health Division-

  • coordinates needs assessment activities to monitor the health of all mothers, children and youth in the state
  • collects and analyzes data
  • prepares reports to respond to inquiries from the media, community health planners, legislators and advocacy groups
  • designs special studies for MCH issues
  • monitors progress toward national and state performance objectives
  • provides data to support policy changes; and assists with evaluation of MCH interventions

ONGOING REPORTS AND PROJECTS

Adolescent Health

The Wyoming Adolescent Health Program focuses on youth ages 12 to 24 years. The fact sheets below show adolescent health data relevant to current MCH priorities:

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) 

The Wyoming Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System is a survey designed by the Centers for Disease Control in partnership with the Wyoming Department of Health. The survey is sent to women who have recently given birth. Questions in the survey ask women about their behaviors and experiences before, during, and after pregnancy. The information PRAMS collects helps identify areas of need for pregnant women in the state.

   

RECENT REPORTS

Maternal and Child Health:

MFH Logo Maternal and Child Health Title V Block Grant Application for 2011

 Maternal and Child Health Needs Assessment 2011-2015 

                                 Maternal and Child Health Priority Overviews:

                                  Maternal and Child Health Priority Fact Sheets:               

                                   Other Reports:               

 

 Oral Health: 

 Executive summary of the 2010 Wyoming Oral Health Initiative report

 2010 Wyoming Oral Health Initiative report

 

Other:

The 2007-2008 School Nurse Survey of Asthma and Diabetes Prevalence in Wyoming Public School Children