Tuberculosis Program

Services are provided by a Registered Nurse with specialized training. Services include: maintaining records and reporting according to state, local, and federal guidelines; provide TB screening for high risk groups; provide TB case investigations; contact investigations; directly observe therapy and follow up for TB patients; provided training and updates including one on one education with patients; professional education to registered nurses and physicians; and to provide a TB clinic through telehealthcare network with St. Claire Regional Medical Center and UKMC. Education is also provided in each community for healthcare facilities (nursing homes, clinics, correctional facilities) as need arises.