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  Johnston County
  Public Health Department

  517 N. Brightleaf Blvd.
  Smithfield, NC 27577
  Phone: (919) 989-5200

  Hours:  
  Mon.-Thurs., 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

  Public Health Director:
  Dr. Marilyn Pearson

  Clinic Fax Numbers:  
  Medical Records: 919-989-5278
  Primary Care: 919-989-5279
  Epidemiology: 919-989-5287
  Family Planning:  919-989-5266
  Maternity:  919-989-5266
  Child Health: 919-989-5199
  WIC: 919-989-5298

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Johnston County North Carolina

Tuberculosis Information

Tuberculosis control is a state-mandated service. Services are provided to detect and treat known cases of tuberculosis and to identify, screen, and monitor their contacts. Home visits are made by the TB Outreach Nurse to monitor patients who are on anti-tuberculosis drugs. Case finding efforts are conducted through skin testing of high risk groups through clinic services and/or in the community and epidemiological investigations. Consultation and case management assistance is provided to private providers. The Health Department's goal is to provide preventive services to reduce the occurrence and transmission of tuberculosis.

TB Services include:

  • TB skin tests for employment and/or college admission are offered at a charge.
  • Chest x-rays for TB follow-up or TB infection are provided at no charge.
  • Medicines for TB disease or TB infection are available at no charge.
  • Consultation services by a physician.
  • Education with verbal and written material regarding TB disease and/or infection.
  • Services for TB infection and/or TB disease are provided at no cost to the patient regardless of county of residence.

Tuberculosis services are available by appointment. For more information, please contact the Public Health Department directly.
 


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517 N. Brightleaf Blvd.
Smithfield, NC 27577
Phone: (919) 989-5200
Fax: (919) 989-5199
health_dept@johnstonnc.com