Students at the M.J.C. East Campus

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Step 1: Apply Online
Step 2: Set up your MJC Email 
Step 3: College Orientation 
Step 4: Assessment Testing 
Step 5: Education Plan
Step 6: Official Transcripts
Step 7: Apply for Financial Aid
Step 8: Register for Classes
Step 9: Pay Fees

Need help?

Contact the friendly Admissions Office staff if you have questions about adding or dropping classes, or filing for pass/no pass.

The Assessment Testing Office administers tests to help you select appropriate courses or satisfy pre-requisites.

International students should start by visiting our Information for International Students.

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Health Services

TB Screenings Information

What is TB?
Tuberculosis (TB) is caused by a bacterium called Mycobacterium tuberculosis. The bacteria usually attack the lungs, but TB bacteria can attack any part of the body such as the kidney, spine, and brain. If not treated properly, TB disease can be fatal.

What is a TB test?
A TB test will tell you if you have ever had TB germs in the body. A harmless fluid is placed under your arm with a small needle. After the test is administered, you must return to the clinic so that the nurse can look at the test spot on your arm. This is called a TB read.

Why do I need two TB skin tests?
Most medical settings now require the two step TB skin test to ensure a more accurate reading/result.

What days do you do TB Screenings/Tests? 
Please refer to  TB Hours page.

When can we return for the TB read?
You must be able to return 48-72 hours after the TB test is placed. Please keep in mind our hours of operation for TB readings (refer to TB Hours). If you fail to return and you request another test, you must pay $15 fee.

Can we set up an appointment for TB Screenings/Test? 

No, our services are on walk-in basis only. 

Center for Disease Control and Prevention Basic TB Facts

How does TB Spread? 
TB is spread through the air from one person to another. The TB bacteria are put into the air when a person with TB disease of the lungs or throat coughs, sneezes, speaks, or sings. People nearby may breathe in these bacteria and become infected.

TB is NOT spread by 

    • shaking someone's hand
    • sharing food or drink
    • touching bed linens or toilet seats
    • sharing toothbrushes
    • kissing

 

sneezing

Contact Us

East Campus
on College Ave.
Morris Memorial 108

Phone: 209-575-6037
Fax: 209-575-6786

West Campus
on Blue Gum Ave
Yosemite Hall 114

Phone: 209-575-6360
Fax:
209-575-6589

Email: mjchealthservices@mjc.edu