TB Information Sheet
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TUBERCULOSIS (TB) TESTING
PPD Test (Skin Test)
PLEASE NOTE: TB TESTING IS A TWO-STEP PROCESS.
PPD tests will only be administered if the client is able to return to have the test read
(evaluated) no sooner than 48 hours (two days) after the test and no later than 72 hours (three
days) after the test. Please keep the 48-72 hour requirement in mind when scheduling a PPD.
PPD tests will only be read if Central District Health Department has administered it. For costs
and appointments call the Immunization Clinic at 327-7450. CDHD’s Main Office in Boise offers
TB testing Monday, Tuesday and Friday.
Immunization Clinic Schedule Boise Main Office
TB skin tests may be placed the following three days and times:
Monday from 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM (walk-in)
Tuesday from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM (appointment only)
Friday from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM (walk-in)
Call 327-7450 for an appointment.
For Valley County appointments, call 630-8002 and for Elmore County appointments, call 587-4407.
Directions to Central District Health Department
Boise Main Office 707 N. Armstrong Place
Five Mile Road Mitchell Maple Grove
707 N. Armstrong Emerald Street Boise
TB INFO. Revised November 2005
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