WYOMING DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
COMMUNICABLE DISEASE UNIT PROGRAM

Due to changes in the Wyoming Department of Health Communicable Disease Unit, Program names and staff functions are changing.  Although our program names are changing, our services are not.  We continue to provide education, services and support to residents and health care professionals throughout the state of Wyoming.

 

PREVENTION PROGRAM EPIDEMIOLOGIST STAFF

  • NORTHEASTERN REGION: Albany, Big Horn, Campbell, Converse, Crook, Goshen, Hot Springs, Johnson, Natrona, Niobrara, Platte, Sheridan, Washakie, Weston Counties.  Julie Newlin(307) 777-6563

  • SOUTHWESTERN REGION (+LARAMIE CO): Carbon, Fremont, Laramie, Lincoln, Park, Sublette, Sweetwater, Teton, Uinta Counties.   Ashley Grajczyk: (307) 777-8005

  • DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS and TUBERCULOSIS QUESTIONS / OVERSIGHT:                  Tai Cooper: (307)777-3562

  • INDIAN HEALTH SERVICES and HIV SURVEILLANCE QUESTIONS / OVERSIGHT:                  Courtney Smith: (307)777-2434

  

COMMUNICABLE DISEASE UNIT ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF

Debi Anderson, Communicable Disease Unit Manager (interim): (307)777-7529 / (307)777-5856

Debi Anderson, Communicable Disease Services Program Manager:  (307)777-5856

Tai Cooper , Communicable Disease Prevention Program Manager (interim): (307) 777-3562

Courtney Smith, Communicable Disease Surveillance Program Manager: (307)777-2434

Toni Reeves, Ryan White Benefits Coordinator: (307) 777-5800

Julie Tarbuck, Communicable Disease Data Manager, Trainer, Webmaster: (307) 777-7953

Corrie Graham, Communicable Disease Surveillance Coordinator: (307) 777-7719

 

 

COMMUNICABLE DISEASE PREVENTION FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

The Wyoming Department of Health, Communicable Disease Unit, will be providing funding opportunities for prevention activities in 2013 to creditable applicants. The missions of these funding opportunities is to increase the awareness of, and decrease the incidence of HIV, viral hepatitis and other STDs in Wyoming.

The Communicable Disease Unit will be offering two types of funding:

For the purchase of communicable disease prevention supplies such as educational materials, condoms, etc.

For local entities to carry out specials projects in their community of service consistent with the specified mission.

All funded efforts must target one or more high risk populations identified by the Wyoming Department of Health Communicable Disease Unit, which include but are not limited to:

  • Men who have sex with men (MSM)

  • Adolescents

  • Young adults

  • HIV and/or Viral Hepatitis positives

  • Injection Drug users (IDUs)

 

CLICK BELOW FOR MORE INFORMATION OR AN APPLICATION:

2013 Funding Opportunity Application

2013 Funding Opportunity Brochure

 

 

Communicable Disease Prevention Programs Supplies

*Please Note* 

TB skin testing materials continue to be in short supply, due to a national shortage.  The Program continues to get weekly shipments of materials, however they are in smaller quantities than previously available
We are asking sites to order supplies in one (1) month increments as opposed to the previously recommended three (3) month supply.
As a reminder, the Program can only support IGRA testing for HIV positive, foreign born and contact clients.

 

2013 PREVENTION PROGRAMS SUPPLY ORDER FORM 

 

2014 MASTER CALENDAR

MASTER CALENDAR   

CLICK THE HYPERLINK ABOVE FOR THE 2014 COMMUNICABLE DISEASE MASTER CALENDAR WHICH INCLUDES:

HIV/AIDS COUNSELING & TESTING TRAINING DATES

TST (TUBERCULINE SKIN TESTING) TRAINING DATES

PRISM DATASYSTEM WEBINAR DATES

TB ADVISORY COUNSEL MEETING DATES

CAPPA MEETING DATES

 

AND MANY MANY MORE WEBINARS, TRAININGS, MEETINGS, AND CONFERENCES

 

For all HIV Rapid Counseling & Testing and TST Training events, please visit WyTrain (https://wy.train.org) to create an account and register using the Course IDs listed on the 2013 Master Calendar.

All Counseling & Testing Training participants will be required to complete on-line curriculum prior to attending the trainings. For curriculum information click here.

~*~ PLEASE CHECK BACK OFTEN! As events are added, the calendar will be updated. ~*~

 

STD EPI PROFILE

CLICK HERE to review the 2011 COMPREHENSIVE HIV/STD/TB/VIRAL HEPATITIS EPIDEMIOLOGIC PROFILE.

 

 

  FOR FREE CONFIDENTIAL STD/HIV/VIRAL HEPATITIS TESTING...

CHECK OUT THE WEBSITE!

(click on the logo)

 

 

~ Learn the facts about sexually transmitted diseases, their symptoms, and how to protect yourself.

~ Get a voucher for FREE HIV/STD testing at your local public health clinic.