Students at the M.J.C. East Campus

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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 the International Student Program.

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Health Services

TB Screenings Information

What is a TB Test?
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.

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 the Health Services Office Hours page.

When can we come back to read the TB?
You must be able to return 48-72 hours after the TB is placed.
Please keep in mind our hours of operations for TB readings. Failure to return is a $15 repeat fee.

Can we set up an appointment for TB Screenings/Test? 
No, unfortunately, 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

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

West Campus

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

Email: mjchealthservices@mjc.edu

Location

East Campus
Morris Memorial Building
108

West Campus
Yosemite Hall 114

Office Hours