State TB Requirements

SUMMARY OF STATE TB CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS

In accordance with Chapter 164.2 of Title 11, Hawaii Administrative Rules (HAR) for Tuberculosis 11-164.2-2 this is requirement for the categories of people listed on the tables for TB Clearance.

Here are the State of Hawaii Department of Health TB testing locations TST-Clinic-Schedule-02.21.19 v1.1 (click to view the list of locations).

TST= Tuberculin skin test     CXR = chest X-ray

  SUMMARY OF HAWAII ADMINISTRATIVE RULES 11-164.2

Table 1     STUDENTS: K-12, PRESCHOOL (DOE-AFFLIATED) POST-SECONDARY

Table 2     FOODHANDLER, SCHOOL PERSONNEL:  K-12, POST-SECONDARY

Table 3     CHILD CARE FACILITY ATTENDANCE, CHILD CARE FACILITY PERSONNEL

Table 4    FOSTER FAMILY HOME FOR CHILDREN, SCHOOL BUS DRIVERS

Table 5    INITIAL AND ANNUAL EVALUATION FOR PERSONS LIVING OR WORKING IN DESIGNATED HEALTH

                   CARE OR RESIDENTIAL CARE FACILITIES

HAWAII ADMINISTRATIVE RULES (HAR) CHAPTER 11 – OTHER TYPES OF FACILITY

REFER TO TABLE 5 (ABOVE)

11-89- DD Domiciliary Homes
11-90- Assisted Living Facilities
 11-91- Hospice
 11-92- Therapeutic Living Programs
11-93- Hospitals
 11-93.2- Hospitals Freestanding Birthing Facilities
11-94.1- Nursing Facilities
11-95- Free Standing Surgical Outpatient Facilities
11-96- Freestanding Adult Day Health Center
 11-97- Home Health Agencies
11-98- Special Treatment Facility
11-99- Intermediate Care Facilities for the Mentally Retarded
 11-100.1- Adult Residential Care Homes (ARCH)

NOTE:

  • For persons needing a single TST, the entire testing process takes a minimum of 2 calendar days. After your TST is administered, you must return to the same DOH TB testing location within 48-72 hours to have your TST read.
  • For persons needing a two-step TST, the entire process takes a minimum of 9 calendar days and you will receive a total of two TST’s. If your first TST is negative, a second TST is administered 1-3 weeks later.
  • For persons who have their CXR performed at the Hawaii TB Control Program on Oahu, it will take a minimum of 2 working days for your TB clearance card to be available for pickup. For example:
    – CXR on a Monday, TB clearance certificate available for pickup on Wednesday
    – CXR on a Tuesday, TB clearance certificate available for pickup on Thursday
    – CXR on a Wednesday, TB clearance certificate available for pickup on Friday
    – CXR on a Thursday, TB clearance certificate available for pickup on Monday
    – CXR on a Friday, TB clearance certificate available for pickup on Tuesday
  • Neighbor Island CXR, please check your respective PHND Office will inform you when TB clearance certificate will be available.
  • Please bring a form of picture identification to the DOH TB testing location
  • Children under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian
  • To save time, fill out the TB-1-Registration-Form-Rev.-2_21_18 TB Registration Form and bring it with you


This page last updated:  March 21, 2018