Pennsylvania Department of Health - Lycoming County - Lycoming County
Lycoming County State Health Center
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Description of Service
Maintains disease surveillance records and provides the following services to individuals with tuberculosis disease, tuberculous infection or who have a high risk for disease or infection:
Outpatient examination and diagnostic services
Antituberculosis medication for treatment and prevention of the disease
Hospitalizations for persons with tuberculosis who are very ill, require inpatient care, and have no source of payment
Laboratory services, if there is no source of payment
X-ray services, if there is no source of payment
In-field, directly observed therapy (DOT) and directly observed treatment of latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI) in order to insure the completion of recommended therapy
Examination and provision of treatment for LTBI for those who are close contacts of infectious cases
LTBI therapy for other high-risk tuberculosis skin test reactors
These services are provided at selected state health centers and by contract with several county and municipal health departments. Call 1-877-PA-HEALTH to obtain information about, or access to, the aforementioned services.