Key Roles Filled for WDH Healthcare Financing Division

The Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) is announcing the selection of candidates to fill two key leadership positions with the department’s Medicaid and related programs. Lee Grossman will be the new state Medicaid agent and senior administrator of the Division of Healthcare Financing. Longtime employee Jan Stall has been...

Is Radon a Concern for Your Home?

The Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) wants families across the state to consider testing their homes for radon to find out whether a potentially dangerous health risk exists. Radon is an invisible, odorless, tasteless and dangerous gas found in many places, including homes. Radon occurs naturally as a radioactive...

Interactive Learning Available for Older Adults this Winter

A slate of free interactive online programming, supported by the Wyoming Department of Health and designed to increase activity and wellness among older Wyoming adults, is currently featuring a number of winter holiday options. Jeff Clark, Community Health Section manager with the WDH Aging Division, said the “GetSetUp” digital...

Wyoming Diabetes Prevention Efforts Focus on Prediabetes

Because of the strong link between prediabetes and Type 2 diabetes, the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) is encouraging people to learn more about their personal prediabetes risk through a simple screening option. Amber Nolte, Chronic Disease Prevention Program manager with WDH, estimated one in three Wyoming adults is...

Tis the Season to Get Flu Shots

While the two most recent flu seasons involved very low activity levels, a Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) official says this influenza season may be different and flu shots can help protect Wyoming residents from serious illness. “We know flu shots are safe and continue to be the most...