Health Department

Nursing Services



Tuberculosis (TB) Testing

TB testing is available by appointment on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays during regular clinic hours. A follow up appointment will be needed in 48 to 72 hours for the TB test reading. Clinic hours are 9:00 a.m. till noon and 1:00 p.m. till 4:00 p.m. Please call 636-583-7300 to schedule an appointment.

The fee for TB testing is $18.00 TB testing is available for school or work requirements or if someone has been identified as a contact to TB disease.  Basic Tuberculosis Facts can be found at CDC

TB" is short for tuberculosis. TB disease is caused by a bacterium called Mycobacterium tuberculosis. The bacteria usually attack the lungs, but TB bacteria can attack any part of the body such as the kidney, spine, and brain. If not treated properly, TB disease can be fatal. Basic Tuberculosis Facts can be found at CDC.

Franklin County Offices  400 E Locust, Union, MO. 63084    hours: M-F 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM