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Onondaga County Health Department is nationally accredited and meetsĀ rigorous public health standards necessary to best serve the needs of our community.
 

Tuberculosis (TB) Control

Room 80 (Basement Level), John H. Mulroy Civic Center
421 Montgomery Street, Syracuse, NY 13202
Phone (315) 435-3236


The mission of this program is to prevent the spread of tuberculosis in Onondaga County and eliminate it as a public health problem.
The Tuberculosis (TB) Control program:

  • Provides comprehensive testing, diagnosis, and treatment of latent and active tuberculosis cases in Onondaga County
  • Decreases the public health threat of TB by evaluating and treating positive cases of TB, while promoting preventative therapy as indicated for contact cases
  • Performs targeted testing on high-risk groups and works closely with the Refugee Assistance Program, the Oxford Inn, and the Rescue Mission to provide testing for those at greatest risk of TB.


Clinic Hours for TB Skin Testing (PPD)
The cost for the TB skin test (PPD) is $25.00 (cash only) and is due at the time of the test.

There is NO COST to patients who are receiving TB services as part of a public health investigation.

 

Monday: 8:30 am-4:30 pm

Tuesday: 8:30 am-4:30 pm

Wednesday: 9:30 am-4:30 pm
Thursday: 8:30 am-4:30 pm (PPD Results Only)

Friday: 8:30 am-4:30 pm

   
 
 
   
   
   

 


TB FAQs

More information from the

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC):

Latent TB Infection

and TB Disease

How TB Spreads

 

 




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