The THD’s community-wide Tuberculosis Control Program utilizes education, primary prevention, testing and TB treatment to help stop the spread of Tuberculosis, or TB. TB is caused by bacteria that usually attack the lungs. It is spread through the air from person to person.
These links contain detailed information regarding our services as well as valuable information regarding TB:
You may fall into a high- or moderate-risk group for TB if you have an HIV infection, have had recent contact with a person with TB, or if you have recently been in a country with a high incidence of TB.
TB skin testing for all age groups is conducted at the Central Regional Health Center and James O. Goodwin Health Center by appointment only. All other sites are closed for this service until further notice. A Spanish-speaking interpreter is available. A Burmese interpreter is available at the Central Regional Health Center.
There is a $20 charge for routine TB skin testing. There is no charge for TB testing if you have been exposed to an active case, are considered at increased risk, or have symptoms. There is a charge for other TB testing. For more information, please call 918-595-4109.