TB Skin Testing Clinic

Tuberculosis skin testing is provided ONLY FOR HIGH-RISK INDIVIDUALS (see who is eligible below). For more detailed information, please call (336) 703-3100.

Who is Eligible

  • TB cases and suspects as part of an evaluation of persons with symptoms suggestive of TB disease (no cost)
  • Contacts to a person with pulmonary or laryngeal TB (no cost)
  • HIV positive persons or persons with AIDS (no cost)
  • Persons arrived from high TB incidence countries within the past year (fee)
  • Adult day care staff providing care for HIV positive persons (fee)
  • Injection drug or crack cocaine users (fee)
  • Homeless persons (fee)
  • Division of Prison staff w/ direct inmate contact (fee)
  • Staff in homeless shelters and jails (fee)
  • Refugees (fee)
  • Migrant and seasonal farm workers (fee)
  • Foreign born persons arriving within the past 5 years from high prevalence countries (fee)
  • Long term care employees/residents (fee)

Cost

  • The charge to high risk individuals for a TB skin test (PPD) is $10 (check or cash, no credit or debit cards), payable at the time of the test.
  • Persons with Medicaid do not have to pay for skin testing.

Appointments

Walk-in basis (first come, first served). Persons who receive TB skin tests must return 2 - 3 days after the test to have it read and get the results.

Clinic Hours

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday: 8:30 am - 3:45 pm
Thursday: 9:30 am - 6:45 pm
Friday: 8:30 am - 3:45 am
NO TB SKIN TESTING ON THURSDAYS
NO TB READINGS ON TUESDAYS

Location

Forsyth County Dept. of Public Health, Clinic 4

Other Resources for TB Skin Testing

If you are NOT a high risk individual and your employer requires, or you still wish to have, a skin test, you must arrange that with your private physician. Other resources in the community where TB skin tests can be obtained are:

  • Clemmons Urgent/Primary Care: (336) 712-8225
  • CVS Minute Clinics - Robinhood Road, Clemmons & Kernersville
  • Hillcrest Urgent Care: (336) 354-0638
  • Old Town Immediate Care: (336) 992-1102
  • Passport Health: (336) 768-0717
  • Prime Care at Highland Oaks: (336) 774-0040
  • Prime Care of Kernersville: (336) 996-2173
  • Prime Care at North Point: (336) 759-0700