TB Control Program
Medical Providers and Reporting Requirements
TB Laws in California
Targeted Testing and Treatment of Latent Tuberculosis Infection in Adults and Children
Tuberculosis is spread from person to person through the air when an individual with active TB coughs or sneezes. The red dots represent droplets containing the TB germ.
Starting January 1, 2016
Fresno County Tuberculosis Control Program Services
Chest Clinic Services:
Center around the treatment of tuberculosis (TB) disease. Patients diagnosed with or suspected of having TB are evaluated by our medical staff; the patient receives treatment (medication) and is closely monitored to insure that treatment is effective.
Direct Observed Therapy:
Medical eligible staff monitors and ensures patient compliance with the prescribed treatment plans through face-to-face contact with the patient.
People who have been in contact with someone known or suspected to have TB are evaluated by a Communicable Disease Specialist. Contacts are provided tuberculin skin tests or Quantiferon test; and if indicated, chest X-Rays are done and preventative treatment may be started.
Chest Clinic Services
Located: 1221 Fulton Street, Room 164
Fresno, CA 93721
Telephone: (559) 600-3413
Hours: Monday thru Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm
(Closed 12:00pm - 12:30pm)