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    Refugee Health Screening

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    Tarrant County Public Health’s Tuberculosis Elimination works in cooperation with the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) to provide incoming displaced persons from around the world with screenings for general health, nutrition and tuberculosis (TB). General health screening includes testing for HIV, blood pressure checks, vision testing and parasite testing as well as screening for pre-existing conditions, medication usage and pregnancy. Blood tests, weights and heights are evaluated for nutrition. Skin testing, immigration medical evaluation and chest x-rays are done as needed to evaluate for tuberculosis. Immunizations for immigration requirements are done in TB/Refugee for people that are newly arrived, or are older arrivals with certain eligibilities. Adults as well as children are serviced in the TB/Refugee program.