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Programs & Services

Tuberculosis Testing

Offers tuberculosis testing for eligible Albertans.

Offers free tuberculosis (TB) skin testing to eligible Albertans. The Mantoux skin test is not recommended to diagnose TB.

Testing is done at public health centres throughout the province:

If you are not eligible for free testing but still need to be tested there will be a charge for the test.

For travel or work related TB testing contact the Travel Health Services in your area.

Contact Details

Sheldon M. Chumir Health Centre

Location Info
TB testing ONLY for health care worker/student program and international travel.
1213 4 Street SW
Calgary, Alberta
T2R 0X7
403-955-9397 (Health Care Worker / Health Care Student), 403-955-6777 (International Travel Clinic) , 403-955-1250 (Booking - East Calgary Health Centre/Sheldon Chumir )

This facility is wheelchair accessible and has an elevator on site.

Getting There

Patient paid parking.

Parking map

24 hour underground parking (Kiosk).

On major bus route.

Hours of Operation
Days of the Week

8:00 am - 4:30 pm

8:00 am - 4:30 pm

8:00 am - 4:30 pm

8:00 am - 4:30 pm

8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Service Providers May Include
doctors, registered nurses (RNs)

Eligibility includes:

  • recent contact with known TB cases
  • people with medical conditions / therapies that increase risk of progressing from latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI) to active TB (HIV/AIDS, transplantation, on dialysis for chronic renal failure, silicosis, cancer of the head and neck, being treated with immunosuppressive drugs)
  • all refugees less than age 50 who are from a country where TB is common AND who have immigrated here in the last 2 years
  • foreign-born children up to and including age 14 who have lived in a country where TB is common AND who have immigrated here within the past 2 years
Service Access

Testing may be offered at some sites. Call to find out more.

Wait Times

Wait times vary.


There is a charge for anyone not meeting the eligibility criteria.

Service Languages
Interpreter/Translation services
Service Locations
Also Known As
Tuberculosis Testing and Immunization
TB Testing