First Visit

When a refugee, asylee or parolee comes to Tarrant County they are generally met by their sponsor. In the case of refugees, asylees and parolees, it is their sponsor, who has called and made an appointment for an initial visit with our staff. This first visit includes:

  1. TB skin test.
  2. Supplies for parasite testing.
  3. Depending on country of origin HIV/STD screen (for everybody age 13 y/o and up).
  4. Blood levels for general nutrition.
  5. Medical interview.
  6. Height, weight and eye test.
  7. And a referral to JPS's international health clinic for medical examination and treatment.