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Wyoming’s second monkeypox case detected in Teton County

JACKSON (WNE) — A Teton County resident has Wyoming’s second case of confirmed monkeypox, according to the Wyoming Department of Health. Follow-up with the adult man showed no increased risk of the virus to the local community, said Dr. Alexia…

First Wyoming case of monkeypox identified in Laramie County

By Jasmine Hall Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via- Wyoming News Exchange CHEYENNE —  The Wyoming Department of Health announced Monday morning that the first monkeypox case in a Wyoming resident has been identified in Laramie County. Dr. Alexia Harrist, state health…

Wyo Department of Health: State saw 98 abortions in ‘21

CODY (WNE) —Nearly 100 women were reported as having received abortions in Wyoming in 2021, according to a recently released report by the Wyoming Department of Health. The 2021 Wyoming Abortion Report was released soon after the U.S. Supreme Court…

Updated WIC Guidelines May Help More Families, Says Wyoming Department of Health

With families feeling the pinch at the grocery store under the high inflation, the Wyoming WIC Program’s new income guidelines may offer some relief. WIC is officially known as the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children Program,…

Lack of mental health resources creates crisis, legislators told

By Jasmine Hall Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via- Wyoming News Exchange CHEYENNE — Health care advocates told legislators Friday that a lack of mental health resources, such as emergency centers, infrastructure, staff and funding has caused crisis care gaps in Wyoming….

WIC expands benefit options to combat baby formula shortage in Wyoming

By Evan Robinson-Johnson Jackson Hole News&Guide Via- Wyoming News Exchange JACKSON — Faced with a baby formula shortage stemming from a national recall and supply chain disruptions, the Wyoming Women, Infants and Children program, or WIC, has expanded its coverage…

State looks to help vulnerable people stay in their homes

By Jonathan Make Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via- Wyoming News Exchange CHEYENNE — With financial assistance from the federal government, the state of Wyoming is looking to help vulnerable populations of people stay in their homes. Using up to an initial…

Star Valley Health welcomes helping hands of National Guard Recruits

◆ Three recruits are assigned to serve at Star Valley Heath through December. Courtesy of Star Valley Health Blog Star Valley Health welcomes the National Guard Recruiters for a 90-day deployment. They will serve in different capacities. The Wyoming Department…

Active coronavirus cases fall by 391 over weekend

The number of active coronavirus cases in Wyoming fell by almost 400 over the weekend. The Wyoming Department of Health, in its regular coronavirus update, said it received 510 reports of new laboratory-confirmed cases over the weekend, along with 162…

Another 29 deaths tied to COVID

By The Wyoming News Exchange The deaths of another 29 Wyoming residents have been linked to coronavirus, the Wyoming Department of Health announced Tuesday. The department said the deaths that occurred in September and October brought to 1,080 the number…