Health department testing for tuberculosis Thursday in Columbus

The Bartholomew County Health Department will be offering free screenings for tuberculosis Thursday at Lincoln Central Neighborhood Family Center.

County officials are offering the tests due to a rise in the number of cases in the community. They will be available to anyone 18 and older and they will be free. If you do have insurance, you should bring your insurance card.

Everyone who takes part will have choice of a hygiene kit or movie pass at YES Cinema.

The clinic will be from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Thursday at the center which is at 1039 Sycamore Street in Columbus.