The purpose of the Tuberculosis Program is to identify and treat clients with tuberculosis, insure appropriate measures are taken to prevent the occurrence and transmission of tuberculosis, analyze tuberculosis related data for program planning and evaluation, and ultimately eliminate tuberculosis in Hughes County.
- Provide TB skin test (PPD) for case investigation and contact to active cases.
- Follow-up and treatment for those with active TB and/or a positive skin test.
For more information call the Hughes County Health Department at (405) 379-3313 or click on the link below:
Mondays and Wednesday, 8:00-11:00 a.m. and 1:00-3:30 p.m. for a TB skin test.
Clients are required to return 48-72 hours after receiving their skin test to complete the process.
Follow-up and treatment provided through General Clinic on Monday and Wednesday from 8:00-11:00 a.m. and 1:00-3:30 p.m.