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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.

Contact Info:

Stephanie Pyle, Senior Administrator
6101 Yellowstone Rd
Cheyenne, WY 82002
(307) 777-6004

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Public Health Division – Helpful Highlights

State Health Assessment

We’re seeking community input for a health assessment to help us understand Wyoming’s health needs and priorities.

Find a Public Health Nursing Office

Public health nurses, located in every Wyoming county, offer many needed healthcare services ranging from home visits for babies to immunizations.

Can the WIC Program Help You?

The Women, Infants and Children Program offers healthy foods and support to pregnant women, new moms, babies and young children.

Vaccination Resources

The Wyoming Immunization Program serves as a resource for education and clinical guidance, vaccine storage and handling, immunization coverage and 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


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

Dirk Dijkstal
6101 Yellowstone Rd., Suite 400
Cheyenne, WY 82002
(307) 777-5778
Fax: (307) 777-8776



Office of Health Equity
Office of Emergency Medical Services
Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response 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. Alexia Harrist
6101 Yellowstone Rd., Suite 510
Cheyenne, WY 82002
(307) 777-7716


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

Call 2-1-1 for an easy-to-remember telephone number that connects callers, at no cost, to information about critical health and human services available in communities around Wyoming.