Tuberculosis Control

Tuberculosis

Clinic visits by appointment.

Office Hours
8:00 am –   2:15 pm
Mon
10:00 am – 6:15 pm  
Tues
8:00 am – 11:15 am
Wed  
8:00 am – 4:15 pm
Thu, Fri        
 
Interpretation available.

Contact
(614) 645-2199

Report TB Case
(614) 645-1823

Health@columbus.gov

Tuberculosis

Program Information

Columbus Public Health (CPH) Ben Franklin TB Program serves as the local authority for all aspects of TB surveillance, medical management, and prevention and control for Franklin County, as specified under Ohio Revised Code 339.71-339.89.

 

Program activities are prioritized in accordance with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines and focus on the following:  

  • Treatment and case management of persons confirmed with or thought to have active TB
  • Evaluation, testing and treatment of persons identified as close contacts to a person with active TB
  • Screening, testing and treatment of specific groups at high-risk for TB infection and/or disease progression
  • Evaluation of persons referred by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Global Migration and Quarantine  

Services are provided by appointment at the Ben Franklin TB Clinic. 

Our program does not provide routine or administrative testing for school or work. If TB testing is needed, and you do not have a primary healthcare provider, please visit these locations (click for more information): 

    Education

    Our staff serve as Franklin County’s primary resource for TB screening, surveillance and reporting, TB treatment, and airborne isolation.