Public Health Division
Public Health Division

Tuberculosis Prevention & Control Program

The Tuberculosis (TB) Control Program provides information and services pertaining the control and prevention of the spread of tuberculosis.  


Services | Who is the Program For? | Additional Resources | Location | Contact Us | Hours    

PLEASE NOTE: The Tuberculosis Prevention Program will be CLOSED on Tuesday, July 8th from 1:00 - 4:00 pm.  We apologize for any inconvenience.    


SERVICES 

  • Skin testing for diagnosing tuberculosis.
  • Medicine, education and referrals to people with tuberculosis.
  • Information for families of people with tuberculosis. 

PLEASE NOTE: Public Health offers TB skin testing only. Individuals needing chest x-rays because of positive skin tests should consult with their usual source of health care.  Additional resources include:

Alameda County
Eastmont Wellness
Eastmont Town Center
6955 Foothill Blvd., Suite 200
Oakland, CA 94605
(510) 567-5700

Contra Costa County
West County Health Center
13601 San Pablo Ave., 2nd Floor
San Pablo, CA 94806
1-(800) 771-4270

Frequently Asked Questions about TB

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Service Hours   

TESTING (Part One)
(Drop-in. No appointment necessary) 
   

PLEASE NOTE: The Tuberculosis Prevention Program will be CLOSED on Tuesday, July 8th from 1:00 - 4:00 pm.  We apologize for any inconvenience.

Tuesday      9:00 - 11:00 am
  1:00 - 4:00 pm

RESULTS: Reading the Test (Part Two)
(Drop-in. No appointment necessary)

Thursday     2:00 - 4:30 pm


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Who is the program for?  
Everyone living in Berkeley and surrounding communities

Cost for Services  
Free or sliding scale based on income and family size; Medi-Cal accepted

Languages Spoken  
English and Spanish 

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Additional Information & Resources

Tuberculosis - Get the Facts! (in English) 

Tuberculosis - lo que debe saber (en Espanol)  

California Department of Public Health Tuberculosis Resources 

Get Health Insurance

 


830University830 University Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94710

(510) 981-5350 (Phone)  
(510) 981-5385 (Fax)
(510) 981-6390 (TDD)
PublicHealth@cityofberkeley.info

 

 

 

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