TB Clinic

Tuberculosis Clinic


The McLean County Health Department's TB clinic offers tuberculosis skin tests, child risk assessments, diagnostic testing, and medical consultation and treatment. 
    

Appointment Availability


TB services are by appointment only. To schedule an appointment, please call (309) 888-5435. Please state if you are a Positive Reactor when you make the appointment.

Testing times are subject to change due to holidays, health department closures, and staff training, but generally follow the days and times below:
 
Monday, Wednesday, and Friday
8:15 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
1:14 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Tuesday
8:15 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
no afternoon appointments

Thursday No Appointments
 

TB Services Testing Fees


The health department accepts private health insurance, Medicaid/Medicare, and private pay and charges fees to all McLean County residents and non-residents, including students and volunteers, for TB skin tests.
 
  • TB Skin Tests (if private pay) = $20 at time of placement and $24 at time of read
  • 2-step TB  Skin Test (if private pay) = $88 total for two placement and two reads
  • TSPOT Tests (if private pay) = $92 plus a $15 blood draw fee

TSPOT is a blood screening test for tuberculosis that requires only one appointment and can take the place of a one-step or two-step TB skin test.The test can be billed to insurance. If paying out of pocket, the test costs $92 plus $15 blood draw fee.

If you have any questions about the TSPOT test, please call the TB Clinic at (309) 888-5435.
 

Evaluation


If further evaluation is needed based on your skin test results or previous TB history, our TB clinic will help facilitate further testing and arrange consultation with our TB Medical Director.

Additional testing may be covered under your insurance, including Medicare and Medicaid. If you do not have insurance and meet income eligibility requirements, the TB clinic may be able to assist you, and will review on a case-by-case basis.

For additional information, please contact the TB Clinic at (309) 888-5435. 

Community Health Partners

The health department follows the CDC's MMWR "Guidelines for Prevention the Transmission of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in Health Care Settings, 2005." We do not provide any documentation waiving employee TB skin testing. We can provide resources and tools for you to evaluate whether your agency needs employees to be skin tested annually. 

  • Click on the link to access Appendix B on pages 128-135, Tuberculosis (TB) Risk Assessment Worksheet. This will provide you a starting point to assess your agency's need for annual employee TB skin testing.
  • Access the 2013 McLean County Health Department's Annual Report, page 14 (actually 16 of the document), for incidence of TB information needed to complete step #1 of the Tuberculosis Risk Assessment Worksheet.
  • The remaining information will come from your specific agency and can provide the needed support on your decision to test or not test employees annually for TB.

Links to Useful TB Information