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Department of Health Services

Public Health Disease Control

Tuberculosis Control

The Tuberculosis (TB) Control Program at the Sonoma County Department of Health Services offers a number of services to assist both patients and health providers, including:

  • Evaluation and treatment of patients with suspected or active tuberculosis (TB)
  • Medical consultation to health providers
  • Case management
  • Health education and counseling
  • Directly Observed Therapy (DOT) in clinic and community settings

People with TB disease can spread infection to people they spend time with every day, such as family members or coworkers. If you think you have been around someone who has TB, call the TB Control Program at (707) 565-4567.

Skin Tests for Work Clearance

The TB Control Program does not provide TB skin tests for work clearance. TB skin tests are available at local community clinics: Community Clinics in Sonoma County

TB skins tests are also available at:

Health Provider Referrals

The TB Control Program provides confidential testing and treatment services for TB suspects and active TB disease. Patients are seen by appointment only. Please call (707) 565-4567.

Patients can be referred by:

Health providers are mandated by Title 17 to report to the county health department within one working day cases of tuberculosis, suspect tuberculosis, positive tuberculin skin tests in children under age 5 years, and converters with documented negative skin test within the past two years.

Forms, Information Sheets, and Patient Handouts