Wyoming is Looking to Hire Someone After Rise in STDs

Wyo. State health officials look to pay someone nearly 100 thousand dollars to focus on education, treatment, and prevention of sexually transmitted diseases.

Reports show that the state will pay three years of salary to support a fill time position in Campbell County.

Campbell County's public health director says the employee will conduct STD testing, case management, condom distribution and public education and outreach.

She says the county health department has to scale back on these areas after a position was left unfilled.

The state will reimburse the county on a monthly basis.

The state Health Officials have recorded increases in STD's in recent years, including a rise in syphilis cases across the state.