Tuberculosis (TB) Control


Tuberculosis services are offered for all age groups.
These services are often used for school clearance, childcare, foster care, work clearance and immigration.

Health Alert: Tuberculin Skin Test Antigen Shortage

Testing and Reading

The Public Health Department offers Tuberculosis screening for children and adults. Chest X-rays are available by appointment at the Merced Clinic site. (Chest X-rays are not available in Los Banos).

Prevention therapy (chemo prophylaxis) is available for those with positive TB skin tests and negative chest X-rays.


The Public Health Department offers treatment for Tuberculosis Infection and Tuberculosis Disease.

Clinic Schedule Information

Clinic Schedule
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