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Carbon County Public Health
Carbon County Public Health's mission is to promote, uphold, and enhance the overall health and well-being of Carbon County for the benefit of current and future generations.

As a dedicated service to the community, we strive to ensure the people of Carbon County have a safe, private, and qualified place to meet their individualized health needs. With a fully dedicated and well- educated staff, Carbon County Public Health offers both direct and population based public health nursing functions.

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Western Wyoming Reproductive Health is now located in our office. Call 307-328-2706 or 307-362-6813. 

Eight Basic Public Health Nursing Functions
1) Maternal and Child Health- Nurses provide an array of services to pregnant and post-partum moms and children, including Healthy Babies Home Visitation Program and Children's Special health case management services.
2) Nursing Home and Medicaid Long- term waiver Pre- admission Eligibility (LT101)- Public Health Nurses assess a client's functional level of appropriate placement in a nursing home, an assisted living facility, or if they can live safely in their home.
3) Chronic Disease prevention, Education and Management- This function includes adult health clinics and in some cases, limited home services providing direct prevention and monitoring.
4) Communicable Disease Prevention- This function includes immunizations; tuberculosis screening, testing and follow-up; infectious disease follow- up and investigation; sexually transmitted infection/ HIV/ viral hepatitis screening, testing, and follow-up; and HIV case- management.
5) Public Health Emergency Preparedness- Ensures that public health staff are knowledgeable and prepared to respond to bioterrorism and other public health emergencies.
6) Community Health Assessment and Planning- Public Health Nurses work with county hospitals and other stakeholders to identify barriers to the health and well-being of its residents and to implement a community health improvement plan.
7) Public Information and Education- Public Health Nurses provide classes and educational opportunities to the general public on a myriad of public health topics and issues.
8) Environmental Health Issues- Public Health Nurses work with local agencies to investigate issues which may be harmful to the county's citizens and provide follow-up support and education when possible.


Carbon County Public Health Team

Contact
Amanda Brown BSN,RN, FCN
Carbon County Public Health Nurse Manager

215 W Buffalo Suite 136
Rawlins, WY  82301

Ph: (307)328-2607
Fx: (307)328-2602

Hours
Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Walk in Clinic 3:00pm - 4:30pm

Wyoming Department of Health Website
Click here to visit the Wyoming Department of Health website.


Carbon County, WY
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