By statute the County Health Officer (CHO) is a Wyoming licensed medical doctor appointed by the Sweetwater County District Board of Health.
The CHO fulfills statutory responsibilities with regard to communicable diseases, epidemiology, public health threats and potential threats.
CHO shall enforce requirements for the protection of public health and preventative medicine as established in the Wyoming Statutes and regulations adopted by the Sweetwater County Board of Health.
The CHO coordinates the State Department of Health, Sweetwater DBOH Director, DBOH, and with local, state, and federal agencies on issues of public health importance.
Dr. Jean Stachon has served in this capacity since 1990.