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Communicable Disease

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The Communicable Disease Unit of Cheyenne Laramie County Public Health oversees the surveillance, prevention, and treatment of communicable diseases in Laramie County, including HIV, Tuberculosis (TB), and viral hepatitis.

Hours:
Monday – Friday: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

No appointment required! We accept walk-ins any time during business hours. 

Communicable Disease Outbreak Response

We conduct surveillance for infectious diseases, investigate communicable disease clusters and outbreaks, and respond to communicable disease outbreaks by providing epidemiology and immunization for those affected.

Immigrant Program

Immigrants in Laramie County can receive affordable HIV/STI testing, Hepatitis C testing, Interferon-Gamma Release Assays (IGRA), or a Mantoux Tuberculin Skin Test (TST).

No appointment is required to receive these services! We accept walk-ins any time during business hours.

Note: Testing and vaccination should be utilized in conjunction with immigration physicals performed by your physician. 

Serum Titers Blood Tests

Serum Titers blood tests measure whether or not you are immune to a given disease(s). Here at Cheyenne Laramie County Public Health, we can test for:

  • Hepatitis B (Antibody and Antigen)
  • Hepatitis C
  • MMR
  • Varicella

Tuberculosis (TB) Prevention and Screening

Through this program, we identify, evaluate, and treat individuals who are at high risk of being infected with Tuberculosis (TB). We can also provide patient assistance for individuals who need chest X-rays.

Tuberculosis Screening

Screenings are available Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday mornings from 10 to 11:30 a.m.

If you need a TB screening for employment, please call 307.633.4000 to make an appointment.

Your screening will be read 48 to 72 hours later, at which time we’ll provide written documentation of the screening for your employer.

If you need a TB screening due to exposure, please call 307.633.4000 and ask for a Communicable Disease Nurse. (TB screening for exposure is free.)

Tuberculosis Testing and Diagnosis

We provide the following TB testing options:

  • TB Risk Assessment
  • Interferon-Gamma Release Assays (IGRA)
  • Mantoux Tuberculin Skin Test (TST)

Tuberculosis Treatment and Directly Observed Therapy (DOT)

We use Directly Observed Therapy (DOT) to ensure our patients both receive and take all medications as prescribed, as well as monitor our patients’ response to their treatment for latent or active Tuberculosis.

For individuals in both latent and active Tuberculosis, we collaborate with the Wyoming Department of Health to access patient medication assistance programs and ensure patients can access the medications they need.