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Public Health Investigation - Situation Update 2

Public Health Investigation - Situation Update 2

TULSA, OK – [March 30, 4:46 p.m. CST 2013] –

Testing Clinic
The Tulsa Health Department’s special testing clinic at the North Regional Health and Wellness Center 5635 N. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd opened today at 10 a.m. 420 patients were screened for Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C and HIV. Clinic will resume weekdays beginning Monday morning from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and patients are accepted on a walk-in basis.

Most people will be notified of their test results within approximately two weeks. Patients who have given the health department permission to mail negative test results to their home will receive their results in the mail. Anyone who has a positive test result will be personally notified by a professional from the health department to provide more information about the test results and provide recommendations for follow up and care.

Patient Information Hotline
Anyone who was a patient at Dr. W. Scott Harrington’s dental practice should contact the hotline 918-595-4500 to speak to a public health representative about testing for Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C and HIV. Patient Information Hotline will be closed Sunday for Easter. English- and Spanish-speaking public health representatives will be available 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. weekdays beginning Monday, April 1.

The hotline was available today from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and received 142 during that time period.

We will continue to provide situation updates on our website.

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