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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. With the exception of Edmonton, you would contact the Immunization Business Unit to have school or work-related TB skin testing done.

 

Contact Details

Beaverlodge Community Health Services

Address
412 10A Street
Beaverlodge, Alberta
T0H 0C0
Telephone
780-354-2647
Fax
780-354-8410
Hours of Operation
Note
Service hours not available.
Access
Service Providers May Include
doctors, registered nurses (RNs)
Eligibility

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.

Fees

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


Service Languages
Interpreter/Translation services
Service Locations