Uinta County Public Health

 

Our role within the county government system is to work toward improving and ensuring the health of the citizens of Uinta County. 

Much of our focus since March of 2020 has been and continues to be responding to COVID-19.

Please see below for information about the COVID-19 Vaccine, as well as information about Isolation and Quarantine for positive cases and their close contacts.

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Please feel free to call the office for any questions or concerns: 

Evanston: 307-789-9203                                Lyman: 307-787-3800

PCR/Molecular Testing Options  (For detecting active COVID-19, more sensitive than antigen):

  • Curbside Testing at Evanston Regional Hospital: Rapid PCR test using Liat testing platform. 9:00am - 4:00pm
  • Bridger Valley Urgent Care: Samples to state, also a rapid test for symptomatic people. Biofire PCR.
  • Evanston Community Health Center: Cue Molecular Rapid testing available. Test is free. May be an office/clinic charge.
  • Uinta County Public Health: Cue Molecular Rapid testing available. Test is free. Schedule test here.
  • Sterling Urgent Care: Rapid Molecular test available. Also can provide PCR sent to lab.
  • Vault Test: Home, saliva PCR test. Free for Wyoming residents at https://www.vaulthealth.com/covid. If it is a Wyoming address, the $150 testing fee is waived, and shipping costs are covered. Saliva is collected during a supervised online telehealth visit with a Vault Test Supervisor (requires an internet connection.) Sample is sent to a Vault lab. 

Antigen Testing Options (For detecting symptomatic, active COVID-19):

  • Purchase for At-Home use: Rapid antigen tests are/may be available in various pharmacies, including Wal-Mart.
  • Evanston Community Health Center: Rapid antigen test, BINAX Now available. 
  • City Drug: Antigen testing available. 

Antibody Testing Options (For detecting previous infection. Accuracy is variable):

  • Evanston Community Health Center: Rapid antibody: $25  
  • City Drug:Rapid antibody: $30 
  • Bridger Valley Urgent Care: Rapid antibody: $75
  • Sterling Urgent Care: Rapid antibody: $55 + Copay (or $100 additional for office visit if not insured.)
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Who we are and what we do:

 
Our Vision is a Healthy Uinta County;                                                                                                                                          Contact Us:
We work toward this vision through our four-fold Mission:
  • Prevent Disease & Injury
  • Promote Healthy Lifestyles
  • Protect Community Health
  • Prepare for Emergencies & Threats


This mission breaks down into 8 services or programs, which comprise what we actually do in and for the community:

  • Communicable Disease—Immunizations, TB screening and follow-up, HIV/STD testing and case management, Infectious Disease investigation and follow up.
  • Maternal & Child Health—Programs to help families have healthy pregnancy outcomes, healthy babies and kids, and support healthy development to give our children the best possible start in life.
  • Chronic Disease—Wellness programs and education to help people stay healthy, and support for those with chronic disease conditions.
  • Community Health Assessment & Planning—With other county agencies, we work to identify barriers to health and wellbeing and plan to overcome these obstacles for all community members.
  • Public Health Emergency Preparedness—Preparation to respond to bioterrorism, exposure to infectious agents, and other public health emergencies.
  • LT-101's—Assessments of client functional level for Medicaid waiver.
  • Education & Outreach—Getting information out about health, health-risks, and access to healthcare is a part of all public health does.
  • Environmental Health—In cooperation with other county agencies, we strive to identify & investigate possible health hazards, and provide referrals, support and education.
What can Public Health do for you?  
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