Public Health

Washakie  County  Public  Health


      The Public Health/Ambulance Complex was completed in April, 2002.  

       1007 Robertson Avenue, Suite 104
   Worland, WY  82401
    Public Health 307-347-3278 * Family Planning  307-347-3866


   Amanda Heinemeyer-  Nursing Manager:  amanda.heinemeyer@wyo.gov   


Washakie County Public Health is a state/county agency with the mission "to protect and enhance the health and well-being of all citizens."   We do this by offering nursing services in  clinic settings, to individuals, families or groups.  Services are available to all citizens of Washakie County regardless of race, national origin, age, religion, color, sex, disability, or ability to pay. 


      Primary Goals Of Public Health Are To:


*Promote healthy behaviors


*Prevent the spread of disease


*Inform and educate people about health issues


*Help people find the services they need

*Work with others in the community to identify and solve health concerns



  Public Health Services Include:


       Immunizations for Children & Adults

      Provide required and recommended vaccines

        Communicable Disease Screening

         Participate in outbreak investigation and control

        Adult Health

          Provide counseling for disease prevention/health education, health assessments, medication instruction, and referrals.

       LT101 Screening

         Assessments for nursing home placement and for the Home and Community Based Waiver program, a limited alternative to nursing home care.

       Safe Kids Car Seat Program

       Car seats are available for purchase at reduced cost for qualifying families.

       Maternal Child Health

          Guidance during pregnancy and prenatal education for parents. Welcome home visits for new parents and their babies. Presumptive medicaid eligibility for pregnant women.

         Children’s Special Health Services

         Family support and financial assistance for children with special healthcare needs.

         Family Planning

         Provides access to high quality, comprehensive, voluntary family planning, and other reproductive health care services for women and men.

Fees are assessed for some services and can be paid for by:

        Medicare/Medicaid

        Private Insurance

                                                               Individual or Family-Based on Income

Our Staff Consists Of:

Dr. Zimmerman, County Health Officer

Amanda Heinemeyer, RN, Nursing Manager

Bert Seaman, RN

Nichole Wilkinson, RN

Katrina Lombard, RN

Kami Neighbors, Response Coordinator

Nancy Patrick, Office Manager

Marcia Craft, Office Assistant