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Monkeypox

The Wyoming Department of Health identified a second case of monkeypox in another county – but while it’s worth taking seriously, most Wyomingites have little chance of contracting the virus. The Wyoming Department of Health (W.D.H.) is announcing the state’s second monkeypox case has been identified. An adult man in  Teton County tested positive for…

The Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) is announcing the first monkeypox case in a Wyoming resident has been identified in Laramie County. Dr. Alexia Harrist, state health officer and state epidemiologist with W.D.H., said public health representatives are following up with the individual to see if additional Wyoming residents are at higher risk of contracting…

The Wyoming Department of Health (W.D.H.) reports vaccines meant to help prevent monkeypox are now available on a limited, targeted basis to a limited, targeted population across the state. As of Tuesday, August 9, Wyoming was the only state in the United States without a confirmed case of monkeypox. However, much like COVID-19 in 2020,…


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