DeKalb County Health Dept.
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Tuberculosis

Black doctor speaking to a black womanThe program provides services to prevent the spread of tuberculosis.

TB testing and screening for adults and children (with written parental consent) is provided Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 8:00 am to noon and 1:00 to 4:00 pm.  TB skin testing is not provided on Thursdays. No appointment is necessary. Those with latent and active TB infections can receive consultation, including medication.

Fees and Eligibility

Fees vary depending on services.  Please check with the staff.  Itemized receipts are provided  and you may submit them to your private insurance.  Medicare and Medicaid are billed when applicable.  Payment is required at the time of service, and can be made by cash, checks and credit/debit cards with valid identification.

Contact Us

Phone: 815-748-2467
Fax: 815-748-2440

Frequently Asked Questions

Q:  How much does a TB skin test cost?
A:  $18

Q:  Do you provide Quantiferon Gold testing?
A:  No, but the test is available at an outside lab, and we can assist you to get the test if it is clinically indicated.

Q:  Do I need a one-step or a two-step TB test?
A:  It depends on your employment and other factors.  Please check with the staff.

Links
Illinois Department of Public Health - Tuberculosis
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Tuberculosis (TB)