02 Aug Health Care Resources in Wyoming
You know that we want you to be healthy and safe. To help you with your health care journey we are creating a list, by state, of health care organizations that serve the transgender, nonbinary, gender queer and non-conforming community. While we are creating this site for you, we are also doing this weekly post on health care. While it’s nice to have a list, in these posts we can also give you a few details on what each of the organizations we post actually do. We’ll just go through the states alphabetically, unless you send us a note and request a particular state and we’ll move requests to the top of the list.
This week we are covering Wyoming. Many resources across the country are, to their credit, creating comfortable places for transitional medicine as well as routine proactive health maintenance and interventionary health care. We will try to highlight what is offered in each case.
If you still can’t find the health care you need, drop us a note on FB (B.UR.SLF LLC), instagram/ twitter @burslfllc or email firstname.lastname@example.org and we will see what we can do to help.
This week we are covering resources in Wyoming.
Dr. Alejandro Munoz (Website – Web MD care, FB – None Found, IG – None Found)
Laramie Reproductive Health Clinic offers birth control, STI testing and treatment, and diagnosis and treatment of a variety of reproductive concerns. Referrals for gender-affirming HRT and PrEP (these services are not currently offered at the clinic).
Payment Options: No obvious options for bill payments.
Laramie Reproductive Health Clinic is located in Laramie.
There are no obvious age limits on services but services appear to be for adults, call the clinic for age limits on services.
Planned Parenthood of Wyoming – Whilte there is no PP Clinic in located in Wyoming, Wyoming is served by (1) organization, Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains (PPRM), Inc., (Websites – PPRM, FB – @PPRockyMountain, IG – @pprockymountains)
Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains has (23) health centers and (2) of which offer gender-affirming care including HRT (Denver Central Health Center and Park HIll Health Center), check with these sites to learn whether these health centers can provide gender-affirming care by telehealth. All of the health centers offer many important services including sexual health – HIV/STD testing and counseling including PEP and PrEP, birth control, men’s health, women’s health and other services.
Check the Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains website for other locations. Telehealth for many services is available at Get Care Online and the PPDirectApp for birth control, call to determine if gender-affirming care can be offered via telehealth.
Payment Options: Many PP Health Centers accept insurance and offer financial help, check on the websites and with the center for details.
Planned Parenthood serves teens and adults. HRT is provided to adults 18+, but the many PP Health Centers offer service to patients 16 to 17 andyou may be able to get HRT with parental consent and additional paperwork, check with the Health Center about HRT and with any quesitons on age limitations for services.
VA Health Care for LGBTQ veterans in Wyoming is parte of (2) organizations, the Cheyenne VAMC and the Sheridan VAMC (Websites – Cheyenne VA Medical Center, Sheridan VA Medical Center, FB – U.S. Dept. of Veteran Affairs, IG – @deptvetaffairs)
According to the U.S. Dept. of Veteran Affairs, Patient Care Services for LGBT veterans includes the following (and other) services – gender-affirming HRT, treatment and prevention of STIs/PrEP, cancer screening, prevention and treatment. If there are questions reach out to the LGBT Veteran Care Coordinator (VCC) at the site.
VA healthcare is offered free of charge to veterans. Veterans may have some copays.
Cheyenne VA Medical Center is in Cheyenne and has (8) associated Clinics (3) in Colorado in Fort Collins, Loveland and Sterling, (1) in Nebraska in Sidney and (4) in Wyoming in Laramie, Rawling and (2) mobile units in Torrington and Wheatland. Click the locations link for more information
Sheridan VA Medical Centerl is in Sheridan and has (8) associated Clinics in Afton, Casper, Cody, Evanston, Gillette, Riverton, Rock Springs and Worland. Click the locations link for more information.
LGBT Veteran Care is for U.S. veterans.
About the author, Gayle M. Frankenbach, Ph.D. is the mother of a Daughter, Lise and a transgender son Elliott. Elliott and Gayle both passionately desire to care about and care for the trans community. Elliott and Gayle also both love the unbound creativity of the cosplay community. When we realized there is a big overlap between the two communities B.UR.SLF, LLC was born at the interface of these two great communities to serve them individually and together. Elliott and Gayle also enjoy running a trans son & parent business to be visible for parents on a journey to visibly support their own trans kids and be a great allies.