Casper-Natrona County Health Department celebrates 65 years with open house

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CASPER, Wyo. (Wyoming News Now) Casper-Natrona County Health Department is celebrating 65 years in business with a free open house Thursday.

A Casper-Natrona County Health Department pamphlet in Casper, Wyo. on Friday, July 17, 2015

According to health department Community Prevention Manager Hailey Rodgers, the event includes free food, a photo booth, giveaways, tours and more.

It lasts from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the health department’s headquarters, 475 S. Spruce St. in Casper.

“Come and see our building. Come see how your money is being utilized,” said Anna Kinder, Casper-Natrona County Health Department Executive Director.

She said it’s also an opportunity to learn more about what the health department does.

“It’s and inviting environment and we want people to see that,” she said.

The health department opened in 1954 with only two divisions. Since, it has grown to more than six divisions. These include environmental health, adult health, maternal and child health, sexual health and immunizations, HIV services, prevention and emergency preparedness.