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Office of Rural Health

The Wyoming Office of Rural Health seeks to enhance access to healthcare service, support the development of an adequate healthcare workforce, and promote collaboration in expanding comprehensive, community-based healthcare in rural Wyoming.   



The National Rural Health Day Photo Contest is now open!

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REACH Program

Increases awareness, interest, and understanding of health careers available in rural Wyoming for rural students grades 5-8


 Critical Access Hospitals

Includes information on Critical Access Hospitals and the Flex Grant


 Rural Health Clinics

Includes information on Rural Health Clinics and Federally Qualified Health Centers



 Workforce Development

Includes links to physician recruitment resources, scholarship information, loan repayment programs, and the J-1 Visa Conrad 30 program







 Primary Care Office

Discusses the Office of Rural Health's role as the Primary Care Office








 Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSA)

Includes maps of HPSAs in Wyoming








 What is Rural?

Includes definitions of Rural and a link to see if your location is Rural








 Grantwriting Tips

Includes grantwriting tips from HRSA






 Wyoming Healthcare Professional Loan Repayment Program -

Includes information on the Wyoming Healthcare Professional Loan Repayment Program.







 Wyoming Provider Recruitment Grant Program -

Includes information on the Wyoming Provider Recruitment Grant Program (formerly the Wyoming Physician Recruitment Grant Program).


 Wyoming Primary Care Support Grant program -

Includes information on the Wyoming Primary Care Support Grant Program for Rural Health Clinics and Community Health Centers.


Federal Grants - Includes information on the Flex, PCO, SORH, and SHIP grants

State Grants - Includes information on the Physician Recruitment Grant Program, Wyoming Healthcare Professional Loan Repayment Program, the Magnet Hospital Grant, Community Assessment Grants, the state Small Hospital Improvement Program, and the Wyoming Primary Care Support Grant Program.

Staff Directory

                                                                       Sharla Allen

                                                       Manager, Office of Rural Health

                                                                     (307) 777-7293


                                Michelle Hoffman                                   Keri Wagner

                                Flex Coordinator                                    Healthcare Workforce & Primary Care Office Manager

                                (307) 777-8902                                     (307) 777-6512



Public Notice

Reimbursement of Uncompensated Charity Care Notice

Rules and Regulations for Reimbursement of Uncompensated Care



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