503-988-3406
503-988-3917 fax

Locations

426 SW Harvey Milk St
3rd Floor
Portland, OR 97204
Map
  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, 8-11:30 am, 1-5 pm
  • Wednesday, 1-5 pm

Medical professionals review x-rays

We're Moving!

We will be closed April 5-8 while we relocate to the new McCoy Building at 619 NW 6th Avenue. We will reopen Tuesday, April 9.

Move information»

Services

We provide evaluation and treatment of tuberculosis to high-risk populations in Multnomah County only. About tuberculosis»

Evaluation, which may include:

  • Clinical evaluation
  • Skin test
  • Chest x-rays
  • Sputum analysis
  • Blood tests

Treatment for latent TB

  • Medications
  • Monitoring for side effects
  • Lab analysis
  • Directly observed therapy for shelter residents and pediatric clients

Treatment for active TB

  • RN case management for every patient with active TB disease
  • Chest x-rays
  • Sputum collection and/or induction
  • Laboratory tests
  • Direct observed therapy
  • Side effects management and monitoring
  • Evaluation and help with psycho/social issues affecting treatment
  • Epidemiology investigation and treatment of contacts as needed

Who We Serve

Persons with symptoms of lung TB who are:

  • Referred by healthcare provider to rule out TB (documentation must be provided to the TB program in advance). See TB reporting and referral»
  • Self-referred with TB symptoms for 3 weeks duration with risk for TB

Persons with recent infection or exposure:

  • Skin test converters (current positive skin test and a negative documented skin test within past 2 years)
  • Case contacts to active TB case

Persons born outside of the U.S. who are recent Class B immigrants or refugees.

Persons born outside of the U.S. who have TB infection and need preventative treatment, and who meet all of the following criteria:

  • Age 34 to 49
  • Date of entry less than 5 years ago
  • Country of origin in Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe, Latin America or Middle East (please call if client is from any other country)

Patrons of the following:

  • Designated shelters (including employees)
  • Hooper

Cost

Services are free of charge for qualified individuals.


Shelter Screening

All dormitory-style shelter residents in Portland are required to present a shelter clearance card, also called the “blue card,” in order to reside in a shelter. The Tuberculosis Program assists in providing free TB skin testing at Transition Projects, Inc.

Location: Transition Projects, Inc. (TPI), 650 NW Irving St, Portland (MAP)
Hours: Monday and Thursday, 1:15-3:15 pm. If shelter residents have a prior positive skin test history, they will be seen at the TB Clinic during regular clinic hours