While there are a number of factors that drive cancer, early detection (including recommended screenings) and preventive measures can lessen the burden of cancer on an individual’s and a community’s health.
Good nutrition, regular physical activity and a healthy body weight are essential components for overall health and well-being.
Injury is the leading cause of death for Americans ages 1 to 44, and was the fourth leading cause of death in Wyoming in 2013, according to Healthy People 2020.
Collecting data on homeless people can be very difficult given the nature of their circumstances. Across the nation, each community is responsible for organizing one day each year to do a “point-in-time count” in order to provide an estimate of the homeless population in their communities.
The social determinants of health are the conditions and circumstances in which people live, work and play—the ones that they are born into and grow up in.
Access to quality healthcare has a profound effect on every aspect of a person’s health.
Clinical preventive services provide incredible opportunities for increased life expectancy and the maintenance of a higher quality of life. Access to care is about more than simply the cost.
A diverse partnership is necessary in order to assess our community’s needs and plan how to address those needs. Laramie County organizations have a long history of working together. Those partnerships were formalized in 1997 under the umbrella of the Healthier Laramie County Community Partnership (LCCP). Today, the completely volunteer-driven LCCP consists of nearly 65 partners, comprised of human service organizations, private-sector individuals, faith-based groups, funders and local and state government representatives dedicated to serving vulnerable residents throughout the county as part of a comprehensive planning effort.
Cheyenne Regional Medical Center officials are inviting community members to participate in public forums focusing on the hospital’s strategic plan. The forums are being held in the hospital’s main auditoriums, located at 214 East 23rd St. ALIGN, a respected local business consulting firm, is facilitating the one-hour discussions. No RSVP is required, although seating will […]
Thank you Taco John's HQ staff for making and donating 75 blankets to kick off the Nachos Navidad Campaign and for choosing us as this year's recipient. We hope all our friends will support them and us by purchasing Nachos Navidad this holiday season.
Enroll Wyoming is a grant program that serves all Wyomingites in accessing and enrolling in health insurance coverage. We are tasked with providing accurate and timely information to Wyoming individuals and families on their options for health coverage. All services are free-of-charge and all events are open to the public.
Please share with any individuals you feel will benefit from meeting with an Enroll Wyoming Healthcare Navigator. We greatly appreciate our community partners, and your assistance in spreading the word to Wyoming families on their options and where to go for accurate information and enrollment/application assistance.
November 14 - 6:30-7:30 p.m. Laramie County Public Library [Computer Classroom - 3rd Floor] Enroll Wyoming sponsored Access/Enrollment Event
November 15 - 5:00-7:00 p.m. Legal Advice Clinic - 108 E. 18th Street, Cheyenne Enroll Wyoming will be present at this event - for access/enrollment on-site
November 17th - 5:00-7:00 p.m. Uplift Open House Enroll Wyoming Navigator will be in attendance
November 18th - 11:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Cheyenne Transitional Center Enroll Wyoming sponsored Access/Enrollment Event
Thank you, again, for your help in spreading the word about these events and opportunities for consumers.
Please refer to Wyoming 211 for calendar updates and upcoming events for Laramie County as well as statewide. ...
Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) has been mentoring youth in the United States since 1904. Here in Cheyenne, that mentoring is provided through Core Services and a program called Progressive Youth, which works primarily with youth on juvenile probation. BBBS has been here in Cheyenne with our Progressive Youth program for 10 years, and they have offered our Core Services for 5. Our vision is to provide successful mentoring relationships for all children who need and want them, contributing to brighter futures, better schools, and stronger communities for all. Program evaluations consistently show that after entering our program, children are; 46% less likely to begin using illegal drugs 27% less likely to begin using alcohol 52% less likely to skip school and more confident in their performance in schoolwork getting along better with their families
BBBS is currently enrolling youth ages 5-16 in Core Services as well as Volunteers ages 18 and up! Call BBBS today or stop by 1603 Capitol Avenue Ste 510, 307-514-3383. www.wyobbbs.org