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Tuberculosis

Purple StethoscopeThe CK Public Health Unit works to reduce the incidence of tuberculosis (TB) in the community by:

  • Providing resources, education, and consultation regarding TB treatment, prevention, and control
  • Surveillance of suspected or confirmed TB in C-K 
  • Case management of those diagnosed with TB
  • TB screening and contact tracing of family and close contacts
  • Dispensing free medication for TB treatment
  • Enforcing legislation designed to reduce the spread of TB
  • TB skin testing

There is a fee for TB skin tests required for employment/school. Medically necessary TB skin tests are free through the public health unit.

You can get a TB skin test at:

  • Your family doctor’s office
  • A walk-in clinic
  • Chatham-Kent Public Health Unit

To make an appointment for TB skin testing, please call us at 519.355.1071.



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Chatham-Kent Public Health Unit
177 King St E.
Chatham, ON N7M 3N1
Phone:
519.355-1071
Fax:
519.355-0848
Contact Information
 
Chatham-Kent Public Health Unit
177 King St E.
Chatham, ON N7M 3N1
Phone:
519.355-1071
Fax:
519.355-0848
Contact Information
Chatham-Kent Public Health Unit
177 King St E.
Chatham, ON N7M 3N1
Phone:
519.355-1071
Fax:
519.355-0848
Contact Information
Chatham-Kent Public Health Unit
177 King St E.
Chatham, ON N7M 3N1
Phone:
519.355-1071
Fax:
519.355-0848


Last updated:
Thursday, March 26, 2015
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