Tuberculosis (TB) Control

The Tuberculosis Program (TB Program) coordinates public health nursing case management activities for all individuals in Marion County with active or latent tuberculosis. Services include provision of TB therapy at no cost to clients, medication administration of directly observed therapy, sputum collection, assurance of appropriate care, and contact investigations.   Additionally, the TB program provides expert advice to area healthcare providers on TB, maintenance of all Marion County TB records, and monitoring of trends for outbreak and targeted testing purposes. The TB program also maintains the Tuberculosis and Refugee Care (T.A.R.C.) Clinic for TB follow-up of uninsured Marion County residents and newly arrived refugees.


ISDH Report on TB
TB Medication Referral Form

Educational Materials

Indiana American Lung Association Tuberculosis Education
Global Tuberculosis Institute: Treatment of Tuberculosis

The Health and Hospital Code related to Tuberculosis Control
Marion County Health and Hospital Code Chapter 7 Communicable Disease
Links to website & outside agencies
Indiana State Department of Health TB Control

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention TB

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention TB Treatment

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention TB Guidelines

World Health Organization TB