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Tuberculosis

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To identify and treat tuberculosis patients, insure appropriate measures are taken to prevent the occurrence and transmission of tuberculosis, analyze tuberculosis related data for program evaluation and planning, and ultimately, eliminate tuberculosis in Oklahoma.

Tuberculosis Fact Sheet:  Fact Sheet

Contact to OSDH Tuberculosis web site:  TB Program

Contact to CDC Tuberculosis web site:  http://www.cdc.gov/tb/

Services

Follow-up and treatment for those with positive skin test.  

Due to a nationwide shortage of tuberculin purified protein derivative (PPD), please contact the Comanche County Health Department (580-585-6708) to learn more about eligibility requirements.  See CDC PPD Shortage Facts for more information.

Fees

No fee is charged however a $3.00 donation for a TB skin test is requested to cover costs.  TB skin tests will not be refused based on inability to pay.

Hours/How to Make an Appointment

Monday through Wednesday and Friday.
TB skin tests are not available on Thursday
8:00 - 4:00

Call ahead to make sure that a nurse is available.

Important Information

Patients are required to return to a clinic 48-72 hours after receiving the tuberculosis test to complete the process.

Providers

Services are provided by RNs and LPNs.   For questions please call Yvonne Garrett at (580) 585-6708 or email YvonneMG@health.ok.gov.

 

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