Disease Prevention

Tuberculosis Screening and Prevention

Our TB Program focuses on both prevention and control of 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 Health Department offers screening for :

  • School Records
  • Employment Requirements
  • Immigration

To Schedule an Appointment for Tb Screening call:

Bureau County Health Dept.
526 Bureau Valley Pkwy
Princeton, IL 61356
Putnam County Health Dept.
220 East High St., Suite 102
Hennepin, IL 61327
Marshall County Health Dept.
319 6th St.
Lacon, IL 61540

Additional Information

CDC TB Website