The Wyoming Public Health Laboratory (WPHL) accepts all COVID-19 samples from:
- Patient Type
- Symptomatic patients
- Close contacts of persons with SARS-CoV-2 infection
- Neonates born to women with COVID-19
- Post-mortem swabs from individuals suspected to have COVID-19
- In addition, WPHL will accept samples collected through epidemiological investigations in congregate and other high-risk settings
WPHL does not provide testing for asymptomatic individuals who do not meet these criteria.
Local sample drop off times
Monday-Friday 8:00AM – 5:00PM
COVID-19 SPECIMEN COLLECTION AND SHIPPING INFORMATION
Category B Infectious Disease Canisters and Shipping Supplies:
Category B infectious disease canisters (orange-top) sent to WPHL will be sent back to the submitter ready for reuse (i.e with a FedEx return label for those using FedEx).
You should not need to request more shipping supplies unless you have increased testing volume or you are sending your specimens to WPHL for the first time.
For inquiries about specimen collection and shipping supplies please email: firstname.lastname@example.org