Ozone and Health

Increased ozone levels can sometimes cause shortness of breath, coughing, wheezing, and eye and nose irritation. Effects can be more dangerous for older adults, children, asthmatics and persons with other chronic respiratory ailments.

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Screen for Success

Make sure your kids are on track! It’s essential for every child ages 0-5 to receive a developmental screening, which are free across Wyoming. Find the child development service center nearest you! 

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Apply for Medicaid or Kid Care Chip

Are you or your family members eligible for healthcare coverage through Wyoming Medicaid or Kid Care CHIP? Find out how you can apply by phone, by mail or online.

Are You or Someone You Know In Crisis?

Help is available! If you or someone you know is in immediate danger of harming themselves, please call 911.

If you or someone you know is experiencing suicidal thoughts, call the U.S. National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255) or text “WYO” to 741-741 for the Crisis Text Line. Talking with someone about thoughts and feelings can save lives.

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Certificates

(Birth, Death, Marriage, Divorce)

Discover how to get official copies of Wyoming birth, death, marriage and divorce certificates.
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Medicaid and Kid Care CHIP

Apply for Medicaid and Kid Care CHIP, or find helpful information about these important healthcare programs.
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Diseases and Conditions

Learn about the many diseases and conditions WDH works to prevent and help treat for Wyoming citizens.
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WDH Healthcare Facilities

Find out about our five unique healthcare facilities located in Wyoming communities.
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Potential Ozone Health Concerns Explained

With recently heightened concern about ozone in the Upper Green River Basin area, a Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) official is explaining potential health effects linked to higher ozone levels. Current information on ozone levels at air monitoring stations...

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Wyoming State Hospital Has New Administrator

A new administrator is on board at the Wyoming State Hospital (WSH) in Evanston, which is a Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) healthcare facility. Bill Rein, the new WSH administrator, has extensive experience working in the mental health field. He most recently...

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Language Access Webinar Series Planned

The Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) Office of Health Equity is encouraging service providers and other residents to learn more about language access rights through an upcoming webinar series. “Many people understand the need to make sure their services are...

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Department Warns of Mexican Surgery Infection Risks

The Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) is warning residents about possibly increased infection risks linked to surgeries at a Mexican hospital. Since October 2018 several cases of antibiotic-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa bacterial infections have been identified by...

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