Tuberculosis Program [TB]

NOTE: Effective June 1, 2019, the TB Clinic will no longer offer TB Screening (PPD/IGRA/Risk Assessment), treatment for Latent TB Infection (LTBI) or TB Clearance for work and/or school. Patients should seek care from their regular provider or from a federally qualified health center (FQHC) in the community. Assistance with TB diagnosis and treatment is available by sending an email to TBNurse@schsa.org or calling (209) 558-8880 and speaking to a TB nurse. See the Public Health TB Clinic Information Update [pdf].

Responsibilities of Tuberculosis Control Program:

  • Provide education and resources to community providers.
  • Perform contact investigations to interrupt the spread of disease.
  • Case-manage Active TB Disease cases.
  • Oversee the Direct Observed Therapy (DOT) program.
  • Ensure appropriate hospital discharges of patients on TB Disease medication.
  • Receive and review reports of suspected or confirmed Active TB Disease cases.
  • Report confirmed cases to the State.


Reporting is Mandated by Title 17, California Code of Regulations

  • Reportable Diseases and Conditions in Stanislaus County - [pdf]
  • Confidential Morbidity Report-TB - [pdf]
  • To report by phone during business hours call (209) 558-8880 or (209) 558-5363

Health and Safety Code ยง121362 states that all health facilities shall not discharge, transfer, or release a patient until notification and a written plan has been submitted and approved by the Local Health Officer for all people known or suspected to have active tuberculosis.

  • Tuberculosis Hospital Discharge Planning Checklist - [pdf]
  • GOTCH form/ TB Discharge Plan of Care - [pdf]

  • Actions and Best Practices for Diagnosis and Treatment of Tuberculosis (TB) and Latent TB Infection (LTBI) - [pdf]
  • Latent Tuberculosis Infection Guidance for Preventing Tuberculosis in California - [pdf]
  • TB Frequency Asked Questions - [pdf]
  • Latent TB Infection flyer (English) - [pdf]
  • Latent TB Infection flyer (Spanish) - [pdf]
  • Stanislaus County Annual Tuberculosis Report, 2017 - [pdf]

Contact Information


Public Health Services Tuberculosis Control
820 Scenic Drive
Modesto, CA 95350

Contact Us:
(209) 558-8880 Phone
(209) 558-7531 Fax
TBNurse@schsa.org