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    Programs that identify individuals who have contracted tuberculosis by administering chest x-rays; the Mantoux test, the von Pirquet test or the Vollmer patch test, all of which determine the presence of a tuberculosis infection based on a local inflammatory reaction to a sample of the bacillus which has been injected or rubbed into the skin; or other screening tools.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    Albert S. Weyer Health Center, York City Bureau of HealthHealth Bureau staff are available for Immunizations, HIV Testing and Counseling, and Tuberculosis Testing and Treatment. Most services provided at the Annex are free to York City residents. Clinic Schedules Monday through Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm Immunizations (by appointment) Mon: 8:30-11:00 a.m. & 4:30-7:00 p.m. Tues: 1:00-4:00 p.m. Wed: 8:30-11:00 a.m. HIV (AIDS) Testing and Counseling Walk-in clinics for traditional testing Tues: 1:00-3:30 p.m. Fri: 9:00-11:00 a.m. CD4 & Viral Load Testing By appointment only Tuberculosis Testing (by appointment) Mon: 8:30-11:00 a.m., 4:30-7:00 p.m. Tues: 1:00-4:00 p.m. Wed: 8:30-11:00 a.m. Tuberculosis Treatment By appointment only YorkYork City Bureau of HealthCity of York
    Allegheny County Health Department Tuberculosis ClinicScreening, examination, and treatment for tuberculosis.AlleghenyAllegheny County Health DepartmentAllegheny County Health Department
    Allentown Health BureauThe health bureau's three main functions are to assess and monitor the population's health status, develop public policies to maintain and promote health and assure that the population has access to public health services. Clinics provide immunizations, STD/HIV testing, pregnancy testing, screening for prostate and breast cancer and monitoring of chronic diseases.Lead screenings provided in certain situations, not by the clinic. To contact Cancer Prevention and Screening Services, call 610-437-7513. Communicable Disease Control 610-437-7569: Communicable Disease 610-437-7632: TB Services 610-437-7742: STD/HIV Services Clinics (held at Alliance Hall, 245 North Sixth Street, Allentown, PA): 610-437-7754: Immunization and Early Pregnancy Testing 610-437-8777: Lead Poisoning Screening 610-437-7569: Sexual Transmitted Disease 610-437-7742: HIV Testing 610-437-7632: Tuberculosis Environmental Health Services: Allentown City Hall 435 Hamilton Street, Fourth Floor Allentown, PA 18101-1699 610-437-7759: Institutional sanitation, food protection, animal control, housing sanitation, bed bugs, lead paint 610-439-5946: Fax 610-437-7535: Animal Control 610-437-7598: Injury Prevention Services (adults and children) Division Child/Adolescent Health Services: 610-437-7754: Immunizations 610-437-8777: Lead Testing 610-437-7615: Home Visits and Health Education 610-437-7633: Nurse-Family Partnership 610-437-7615: Referrals: Dental/Special Needs 610-437-8777: Pregnancy Testing Chronic Disease Division: Cancer Prevention and Screening Services: 610-437-7513 Heart Disease and Diabetes Prevention Services: 610-437-7581 Osteoporosis Prevention Services: 610-437-7581 Tobacco Prevention and Cessation Program: 610-437-7581 or 610-437-7513 Public Health Emergency Preparedness: 610-437-7577LehighAllentown Health BureauAllentown Health Bureau
    Bethlehem Health BureauServices include: Environmental Health services include sanitation, animal control, lead abatement and food services. Clinic services: - Family Planning Clinic, immunization clinic and TB clinic are available by appointment only. - Wellness Center at the Health Bureau offers some immunizations and health screenings. Open Monday and Friday, 1:00pm to 3:00pm. Appointments preferred. - Walk in STD clinic offered Wednesdays 10:00am to 1:00pm, free for Bethlehem City residents Emergency Preparedness Division educates individuals and businesses on preparing for natural disasters, epidemics and/or other emergencies. Recruits and trains the medical reserve corps, a medical related volunteer corps that can be mobilized in response to disasters. Maternal and Child Health services include free dental care for uninsured children attending Bethlehem school district and in-home asthma trigger assessments. Chronic Disease and Health Education Programs focus on smoking prevention/cessation, injury prevention, diabetes, obesity, cardiovascular disease and osteoporosis. NorthamptonBethlehem Health BureauBethlehem Health Bureau
    Carbon County State Health CenterHealth centers are the implementation sites for the Department of Health's public health programs. Services include communicable disease reporting and investigation; epidemiology, informational and referral; chronic disease prevention and intervention; clinical services (including sexually-transmitted disease and tuberculosis diagnosis and treatment, immunization, and HIV testing, counseling and education); family health programs and environmental health services (including animal bites and rabies information).CarbonCarbon County State Health CenterPennsylvania Department of Health
    Dauphin County State Health CenterProvides tuberculosis (TB) testing, treatment and follow-up for children and adults with TB disease and TB infection. Provides immunization clinics for children and adults; HIV testing and counseling; STD testing treatment and follow-up;home visits or maternal/child health; monitoring of communicable diseases and health education programs.Pennsylvania Department of Health - South Central District OfficePennsylvania Department of Health
    Juniata County State Health CenterCommunicable disease investigation, TB treatment, HIV testing, vaccines for eligible adults, animal bite investigation, and health information and referralJuniataJuniata County State Health CenterJuniata County State Health Center
    Lancaster County State Health CenterOffers the following services: - Immunizations (all ages), offered by appointment Thursday, 9:00-11:30am & 1:00-2:30 pm. Immunization record must be brought along. Immunizations for measles, rubella, and mumps can be given between ages 12-15 months, others usually 2 months. The following immunizations are offered: DTP (diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis) IPV (Inactivated Polio Vaccine) Prevnar (Pneumocial vaccine for infants) MMR (measles, mumps, rubella) Hepatitis B-Hepatitis A Gardasil (Vaccine used to prevent cervical cancer and precancerous cervical lesions) HIB (hemophilus influenza) DT Booster or TD (for older children) Varicella (chickenpox) TDYS - Tuberculosis Clinics provide confidential diagnosis, treatment (including medication), and follow-up. (Will do a free testing for persons who have been exposed to the germ). TB clinic by appointment - HIV/AIDS antibody testing and pre- and post-test counseling. Free, confidential and anonymous. HIV clinic Tuesdays by appointment - Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) home visiting, bereavement counseling, and referral services - Lead Poisoning: Will provide lead testing, case management, nursing assessment, and arrangement of environmental inspection for children up to age six with a venous blood level at or above the level designated for case management by the Pa Dept. of Health. Provides general information on lead poisoning, including prevention, treatment and hazard reduction. Lead testing by appointment 3rd Thursday - Investigation and control of reportable diseases. Educates patient regarding possible source, transmission, and prevention/control measures. Investigations include reportable communicable and non-communicable diseases and food and/or waterborne disease outbreaks - Outbreak investigation of multiple cases of illness linked to a common source. Gathers information regarding symptoms, onset, activities, food and beverage history of ill versus non-ill persons. If threat of an outbreak that mass immunizations may prevent or limit, the center may quickly establish mass immunization sites among the non-immunized population. - High risk infant follow-up program for families without health insurance, who have premature infants, or infants with congenital defects. Home assessment, health education, and growth and development monitoring are provided by a nurse. - Information and referral services on Hepatitis C, AIDS, genetic disorders, cardiac, cleft palate, cystic fibrosis, phenylketonuria, spina bifida, sexually transmitted diseases. If there is a program at the state level for specific disorders, the staff will assist local residents in accessing these services. - PKU follow-up provided to infants with elevated phenylalanine levels. Nurse will act as a liaison between the family and the PKU Treatment Center. - Rabies prevention. All animal bites are reported to the State Health Center. Both victim and owner are contacted and informed of protocol for confinement of the animal. If there is a risk of rabies, a nurse will assess and educate the parties involved regarding the need for rabies prophylaxis. - Community Education Programs on such topics as: AIDS, diabetes, health risk education, high blood pressure, and nutrition. Farm and fire safety education programs for health fairs and parochial schools, including Amish schools. Health and safety educational programs for day care and HeadStart staffs and WIC parents. - Provides information on West Nile Virus. LancasterLancaster County State Health CenterPennsylvania Department of Health
    Lancaster General Health Express - Lancaster- Walk-in minor emergency clinic - Offers walk-in physicals (For sports, school, camp, work, driver's permit) - Offers PPD/Tuberculosis testing For emergencies, call 9-1-1LancasterLancaster General Health Express - LancasterPenn Medicine Lancaster General Health
    Lebanon Family Health Services Other Medical ServicesOffer employment physicals, driver's license physicals, sports physicals, TB testing and urine drug screenings(available per contract with employer).LebanonLebanon Family Health ServicesLebanon Family Health Services
    Lehigh County State Health CenterHealth centers are the implementation sites for the Department of Health's public health programs. Services include communicable disease reporting and investigation; epidemiology, informational and referral; chronic disease prevention and intervention; clinical services (including sexually-transmitted disease and tuberculosis diagnosis and treatment, immunization, and HIV testing, counseling and education); family health programs and environmental health services (including animal bites and rabies information).LehighLehigh County State Health CenterPennsylvania Department of Health
    Mifflin County State Health CenterCommonwealth public health departmentMifflinMifflin County State Health CenterMifflin County State Health Center
    Mollard Hospitality Center - Homeless Day Shelter and Soup KitchenSoup Kitchen. Meal Center. Drop-in Day Shelter. Services offered: hot meals, showers, clothing vouchers, address services, companionship, hygiene items and primary medical care through a twice monthly clinic. Serves two hot meals a day. All are welcome. Breakfast: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 10:30am Lunch: Monday through Friday,12:00pm to 1:00pm Carry out Breakfast: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 10:30am Day Shelter open: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:00pm Medical Clinic (only for clients utilizing their other programs): - Provide flu/pneumonia shots, and routine medical access - Operates in partnership with LVHN - Occurs every other Monday right before, during, or after lunch hours NorthamptonMollard Hospitality CenterNew Bethany Ministries
    Northampton County State Health CenterHealth centers are the implementation sites for the Department of Health's public health programs. Services include communicable disease reporting and investigation; epidemiology, informational and referral; chronic disease prevention and intervention; clinical services (including sexually-transmitted disease and tuberculosis diagnosis and treatment, immunization, and HIV testing, counseling and education); family health programs and environmental health services (including animal bites and rabies information).NorthamptonNorthampton County State Health CenterPennsylvania Department of Health
    Pennsylvania Department of Health - Lycoming County - Lycoming CountyMaintains disease surveillance records and provides the following services to individuals with tuberculosis disease, tuberculous infection or who have a high risk for disease or infection:
    • Outpatient examination and diagnostic services
    • Antituberculosis medication for treatment and prevention of the disease
    • Hospitalizations for persons with tuberculosis who are very ill, require inpatient care, and have no source of payment
    • Laboratory services, if there is no source of payment
    • X-ray services, if there is no source of payment
    • In-field, directly observed therapy (DOT) and directly observed treatment of latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI) in order to insure the completion of recommended therapy
    • Examination and provision of treatment for LTBI for those who are close contacts of infectious cases
    • LTBI therapy for other high-risk tuberculosis skin test reactors
    These services are provided at selected state health centers and by contract with several county and municipal health departments. Call 1-877-PA-HEALTH to obtain information about, or access to, the aforementioned services.
    LycomingLycoming County State Health CenterPennsylvania Department of Health
    Perry County State Health CenterProvides immunization clinics for children and adults with no insurance or those whose insurance does not cover the vaccine; HIV testing and counseling; home visits for metabolic disorders; monitoring of communicable diseases (including Tuberculosis) and health education programs.PerryPennsylvania Dept of Health Perry County State Health CenterPennsylvania Dept of Health Perry County State Health Center
    TB Investigation and Treatment ServicesTB investigation and treatment services ensure that affected individuals are provided testing and necessary treatment to prevent and control TB in the community. Follow-up testing and education are important parts of this program.UnionUnion County State Health CenterPennsylvania Department of Health
    Tuberculosis ControlMonitors all active cases of Tuberculosis (TB) and their contacts to ensure appropriate treatment/follow-up. Monitors all clients with latent TB infections for appropriate treatment/follow-up. Collects data for statewide, CDC mandated surveilllance system.DauphinPennsylvania Department of Health - South Central District OfficePennsylvania Department of Health
    York City Bureau of HealthTo prevent disease and to promote and protect the health of York City residents through the assessment of needs, the assurance of public health services and the provision of sound public health policies through dynamic and committed leadership. YorkYork City Bureau of HealthCity of York

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