Tuberculosis Screening And Management

Tuberculosis (TB)

Tuberculosis is the leading cause of death from contagious disease in the world and therefore subject to intense surveillance. The treatment and control of tuberculosis is a state mandate and Montrose County Health & Human Services contracts with the State Department of Public Health & Environment to provide the following services:
  • Find all people with active TB in our service area and ensure completion of their teatment program
  • Find and evaluate the contacts of TB patients and ensure completion of their treatment program if one is needed
  • Target testing of high-risk persons patients and ensure completion of their treatment program if one is needed