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Uniting for Ukraine program (U4U) – Refugee tuberculosis benefits for Ukrainian beneficiaries

Call the DC Health and Wellness Center at 202-741-7692 to make an appointment today and mention “U4U”! The DC Health and Center offers the following no-cost services to U4U beneficiaries residing in DC and the surrounding areas:

  • TB screening and testing, including an Interferon-Gamma Release Assay (IGRA) blood test
  • A chest radiograph, if needed for TB evaluation
  • Sputa collection and laboratory services
  • Treatment for latent TB infection and active TB disease, should it be needed

About the Uniting for Ukraine (U4U) Program

President Biden announced Uniting for Ukraine, a new program to support Ukrainians who have been displaced from their homes due to the war. Uniting for Ukraine (U4U) provides a pathway for Ukrainian citizens to come to the United States and stay for a temporary two-year period. One of the U4U beneficiary requirements for medical screening and attestation after arrival to the United States is to complete medical evaluation for Tuberculosis (TB), including an Interferon-Gamma Release Assay (IGRA) blood test within 90 days of arrival (Learn more at Uniting for Ukraine Vaccine Attestation | USCIS).