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Employee Health Office is located at Dominion Tower, Suite 405, 1400 NW 10th Ave. Dial 003 on the wall phone on the fourth floor for access to the office.

Tuberculosis screenings: Mondays & Tuesdays: 9:00am - 1:00pm. Read 48 hours later.

New Employees: Tuberculosis screenings are on Wednesdays: 9:00am - 1:00pm. Read on Friday 9:00am - 1:00pm.

TB readings: Wednesdays and Thursdays: 9:00am - 1:00pm.

No appointment is necessary.

An employee may also get screened for TB at the VA hospital, Hope Lodge, JMH, or University of Miami Hospital.

If screened at the other hospitals, fax the results to us at -305-243-2393.

TB Screening-required for employees:

  • • Having contact with patients on a routine basis
  • • Working in areas where the ventilation is shared with patient care areas
  • • Working on Medical Campus
  • • Working with human subjects from high prevalence groups in research   or clinical trials.

TB Screening done:
  • Prior to working -2-step testing
  • Annually - during employee's BIRTH MONTH
  • Every 6 months in high risk areas or working with non-human primates.

Previously PPD Skin Test Positive:
COMPLETE TB Screening Form:
  • Annually - during employee's BIRTH MONTH
  • Every 6 months in high risk areas or working with non-human primates
  • Fax the form to (305) 243-2393.

You will NOT receive the PPD skin test. The completion of the screening form is the method of screening in which the signs and symptoms of TB are noted.

Notify Employee Health Office at 305-243-3400 if you have signs and symptoms of TB or exposed to a TB patient.

Signs and Symptoms of TB
-Cough that lasts longer than 2 weeks
-Pain in the chest
-Coughing up blood or sputum (phlegm from deep inside the lungs)
-Weakness or fatigue
-Weight loss
-No appetite
-Chills
-Fever
-Sweating at night

For more information regarding TB, go to CDC’s website: http://www.cdc.gov/nchstp/tb/faqs/qa.htm