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TB Clinic Services

  • Treatment of TB Disease
    This includes medication for the treatment of TB disease, necessary lab work and x-rays.  Family centered case management including Directly Observed Therapy (DOT) is provided.  
     
  • TB Preventive Therapy
    This includes medication (usually Isoniazid), lab work, x-ray and follow-up to prevent persons from developing "active" TB disease.
     
  • Contact Investigation and Examinations
    A contact is someone who has spent time with a person with infectious TB.  Contact investigations identify persons who may have been infected.  The TB Clinic provides this testing and appropriate treatment.
     
  • Evaluation of Reactive TB Skin Tests
    A person with a reactive skin test, who has no other source or care, may get an evaluation at the TB Control Clinic.  The evaluation may include; lab tests, x-rays and a health assessment.
     
  • Consultation to Health Care Provider
    The knowledge and expertise of the staff at TBCC is valuable city resource and is shared with other health facilities and practitioners in the area.
     
  • Community Education and Information
    The TB Control Clinic staff acts as a resource for Tuberculosis information and  education in the community.
     
  • Refugee Screening
    The TB Control Clinic offers free screening, immunizations, and Public Health Nurse follow-up for all new refugee client.
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