The Wyoming Department of Health announced on Wednesday that they are offering a new, free program targeting high blood pressure, which includes blood pressure self-monitoring, education, and other forms of support.
Governor Mark Gordon has appointed Stefan Johansson as Director of the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH). Johansson has served as Interim Director since May 2021.
Johansson joined WDH in 2013 and has held several positions with the agency since then, including Policy Administrator and Deputy Director.
This news comes from the Wyoming Department of Health who put out a media release stating that "safe, free, and effective vaccinations meant to help prevent COVID-19 infection and illness are now available and recommended for school-aged children.
State efforts aimed at preventing overdoses and deaths tied to prescription drugs and opioids are changing but continuing, as federal funding is coming to an end.
The WDH Substance Abuse Prevention Program (SAPP) first received the Grant to Prevent Prescription Drug/Opioid Overdose-Related Deaths from the federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration in 2016
The Wyoming Department of Health recently announced that the two remaining public health orders related to the COVID-19 pandemic are being updated with minor changes as the COVID-19 pandemic continues.
The Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) recently put out a release warning residents to be conscious of suspicious and fraudulent activity surrounding the COVID-19 vaccine.
The WHD Director, Michael Ceballos, stated in the release that there have been reports of fraudulent calls to residents in which the caller states that they are from a local health department asking to set up an appointment for