Wyoming is the only state without a skilled nursing facility for the long-term care of military veterans, a benefit to which our veterans are entitled. Casper is the ideal location for all Wyoming residents due to its centralized location, primary medical care facilities, ease of access for all transportation avenues, and accommodations for out of town families to visit and enjoy quality time with their loved ones.
VA White Paper – Casper WY During the 2018 budget session, the Wyoming Legislature recognized the absence of a veteran’s skilled nursing facility in Wyoming. The Legislature appropriated funds for Level I and Level II studies that, among other things, will determine the need for a skilled nursing facility and make recommendations for locating the facility. Natrona County’s members of the State Legislature all support Casper as the location of the new facility. They will be fervent participants in future legislative actions to authorize the facility and provide funding. Please note that this will be a facility under the jurisdiction of the Wyoming Department of Health with significant funding from the U.S. Department of Veteran’s Affairs.
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