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The Florida Department of Health works to protect, promote & improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county, & community efforts.

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Tuberculosis

Contact Us

  •  850-833-9240 x 2160
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    Fax

    850-833-7577
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    Mailing Address

    221 Hospital Drive NE, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548 

     

     

The purpose of Tuberculosis and Refugee Health is to eliminate tuberculosis as a public health threat in Florida; ensure appropriate public health screenings of all newly arriving refugees, and provide services for TB health screenings in our area.

The Tuberculosis Control staff members are engaged in a wide array of activities including:

  • Clinical services
  • Field services (outreach)
  • Surveillance
  • Administrative Support

How to Report a Case of TB 

Under the following circumstances, you should make a report to the TB Manager:

• Laboratory confirmation of TB disease
• TB disease is suspected based on clinical or radiological examination of the patient
• A client is started on two or more anti-TB medications

A report of TB may be made either by telephone to 850-833-9240 x. 2160  or by fax to 850-833-7577.

On receiving a report, the program manager will contact the reporting physician or facility to obtain further information regarding the suspected case.