Will County Health Department to increase availability of tuberculosis testing – Shaw Local

The collaboration between the Will County Health Department and Sunny Hill Tuberculosis Clinic has led to expanded tuberculosis testing options for residents in Will County. Through activities such as surveillance, contact tracing, training, education, and monitoring of both latent and active cases, Sunny Hill Tuberculosis Clinic plays a vital role in TB control and prevention in the area.

Testing for tuberculosis is available weekly at the health department’s North Branch office in Bolingbrook on Tuesdays from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Additionally, testing is offered at the Eastern Branch office in Monee on the second Tuesday of each month from 8:30 a.m. to noon. For those seeking testing at the primary location of the clinic in Joliet, testing is available from 8 a.m. to noon and from 1 to 4 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday, and Friday. Walk-in appointments are accepted at all locations, although scheduling an appointment is preferred. To schedule an appointment, individuals can call 815-740-4420.

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