Communicable Diseases

The Clinical Services Division is responsible for tracking, investigating, testing, and treating communicable diseases in Linn County. The Communicable Disease Program provides STD testing, handles referrals from local doctors and clinics, and provides follow-up and treatment for all patients.

Communicable Disease Testing offered:

  • STD testing and treatment (Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, Syphilis, Herpes and Trichomoniasis)
  • HIV testing
  • Hepatitis Testing and Vaccination
  • Fecal tests for suspected cases of enteric or intestinal illnesses

The clinical staff operates FREE and CONFIDENTIAL testing at 

501 13th St NW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52405.

Clinic Hours: 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM, Monday through Friday

Appointments can be made at 319-892-6093


The Communicable Disease Program, also tracks non-STD diseases including: Pertussis (Whopping Cough), Meningitis, Salmonella, E. coli, Cryptosporidiosis,  Hepatitis, Lyme, Shigella, Giardia, Campylobacter, Rabies, and Tuberculosis. In addition, the clinic tracks and investigates outbreaks or clusters of communicable diseases occurring in Linn County.

 For additional information about communicable diseases view

Communicable and Infectious Disease Fact Sheets
Reportable Disease Chart