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Tuberculosis Screening


Call 309-344-2224 today for an appointment.
Tuberculosis (TB) is caused by the Mycobacterium tuberculosis bacteria.  The bacteria usually attack the lungs, but can also affect the kidneys, spine and brain.  If not treated properly, TB can be fatal.
The Knox County Health Department offers TB screening for:

  • School Records
  • Employment Requirements
  • Immigration

TB skin tests are available at the Knox County Health Department.


CDC video:

5 Things to Know About TB