Diagnose and investigate health problems and hazards in the community.
Link people to needed personal health services and assure the provision of care when unavailable.
TB Control Program
Tuberculosis Control The Licking County Health Department is the designated TB Control Agency for Licking County. The TB Control Program's mission is to protect the residents of Licking County from tuberculosis. Public health functions include disease surveillance, case finding, epidemiologic analysis, and contact tracing. TB tests are required by many employers and provide a screening tool to determine if someone has been exposed to the TB bacteria at some point in their life. It does not indicate active TB infection,. If the TB Skin test is positive, a chest x-ray or other tests may be required. Because the skin test injection site must be checked by a nurse 48 to 72 hours after the test is administered, tests are only given on the following days: Tuesday - return for check on Friday Friday - return for check on Monday
Keep In Touch
Get in Touch!
We will be more than happy to assist you if you have any questions you cannot get answered here.
Phone : (740) 349-6535 (24/7 Number to Report Public Health
Emergencies or Reportable Infectious Diseases)
Fax : (740) 349-6510
Office Location: 675 Price Rd., Newark OH 43055 Map
Hours: Mon. - Fri. 8AM-5PM (plus some evening clinic hours)