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Tuberculosis (TB) Testing and Treatment

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How to Get Tested for Tuberculosis (TB) if Required by Your Job or School

  • Please cancel your appointment if you have a fever, new onset of cough, and/or if you have been in contact with someone with COVID-19 in the last 14 days.
  • In order to maintain physical distancing, no additional guests will be allowed in the clinic.
  • Clients must wear a mask while inside the Kansas City, Missouri Health Department.

TB Skin Tests

  • Call: (816) 513-6108 to schedule an appointment.
  • Due to COVID-19 the Health Department no longer accepts walk-ins
  • Appointment times: 
  • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday | 8:00 AM – 11:30 AM and 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM (except holidays)
  • $25 for walk-in TB skin testing ($10 additional charge for non KCMO residents)

To Get Blood Drawn (T-Spot)

  • Call: (816) 513-6108 to schedule an appointment (no walk-ins.)
  • Cost: $100 ($10 additional charge for non KCMO residents)

 

TB Treatment Clinic

Appointment required:

  • Call: (816) 513-6110
  • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday | 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM and 1:00 PM – 4:30 PM (except holidays)
  • Thursday: 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Kansas City Health Department
2400 Troost Ave., Suite 2600
Kansas City, MO 64110

The TB Treatment Clinic Is for:

  • Individuals who have active TB disease
  • Individuals who have a positive TB skin or blood test
  • Individuals who have been exposed to people with TB

What You Should Know About Tuberculosis:

  • Active TB is an infectious disease that is usually caused by bacterium in the lungs.
  • TB can affect other parts of the body as well.
  • TB can be easily spread through the air by coughing and sneezing.

Symptoms Include:

  • Chronic cough
  • Hemoptysis (coughing up blood)
  • Fever
  • Chills
  • Night sweats
  • Loss of appetite
  • Weight loss
  • Fatigue