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Public Health Division

Welcome to the Public Health Division, where we are committed to protecting the health of Wyoming's communities, and preventing disease and injury.

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Dr. Wendy E. Braund
6101 Yellowstone Rd
Cheyenne, WY 82002
(307) 777-6340

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Wildfire Smoke

Smoke from wildfires in Wyoming and nearby states can affect local areas. Click on the image for more information about the fires and their status.

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Immunizations

Vaccination Resources for Providers

The Wyoming Immunization Program serves as a resource to Wyoming immunization providers for education and clinical guidance, vaccine storage and handling, immunization coverage rates and many other areas.

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Community Health Section

The Community Health Section optimizes the quality of life through promotion of health, protection of communities and prevention of disease and injury.  Units in the section 1) assess current health and identify what needs to be addressed to improve health; 2) ensure health is considered and included in policy development; and 3) assure changes are made to improve health.

Contact Info

Angie Van Houten
6101 Yellowstone Rd., Suite 510
Cheyenne, WY 82002
(307) 777-7172
Fax: (307) 777-5402
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Units/Programs

Immunization Unit
Maternal and Child Health Unit
Public Health Nursing Unit
Prevention and Health Promotion Unit
Women, Infants and Children Unit

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Health Readiness and Response Section

This section coordinates preparedness and response for public health emergencies, coordinates efforts to improve the health of rural, medically underserved residents, and maintains and enhances the Emergency Medical Services and Trauma Systems across Wyoming.

Contact Info

Laura Hurst
6101 Yellowstone Rd., Suite 400
Cheyenne, WY 82002
(307) 777-5778
Fax: (307) 777-8776
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Units/Programs

Office of Emergency Medical Services
Public Health Emergency Preparedness Unit
Rural and Frontier Health Unit

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Public Health Sciences Section

The Public Health Sciences Section performs epidemiologic and disease control activities in the areas of infectious disease, chronic disease, maternal child health and communicable disease. The section also contains the public health laboratory.

Contact Info

Dr. Tracy Murphy
6101 Yellowstone Rd., Suite 510
Cheyenne, WY 82002
(307) 777-7172

Units/Programs

Chronic Disease and Maternal Child Health Epidemiology Unit
Communicable Disease Unit
Infectious Disease Epidemiology Unit
Wyoming Public Health Laboratory