TB - Clinicians and Healthcare Providers

Healthcare Providers Can Prevent TB

Testing and treating latent TB infection is a critical step to eliminating TB in the United States and protecting your community. As a trusted source of health information, it’s important to initiate a conversation about latent TB infection and TB disease with your patients at risk for TB .

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For more information about testing and treating TB from the CDC, visit: https://www.cdc.gov/thinktesttreattb/healthcare-providers.html


TB Reference Guide and Guidelines

The Georgia TB Reference Guide is now available as an app for IOS and Androids.

Addtional guidelines for homeless, travel and healthcare populations or facilities are also available. Click here.

TB Public Health Clinic Forms

TB reporting, legal, and case management forms, including TB assessments and audit tools are available. Click here.

Training Resources

Questions regarding additional TB courses can be directed to [email protected].

Notices for Providers

  • CDC issued Updated Guidance for Screening of Health Care Personnel (below). The Healthcare Facility Regulatory Office of the Georgia Department of Community Health dictates TB screening requirements in hospitals, nursing homes,  personal care home and home health settings. Click here to be directed to DCH's website for inquiries.
  • CDC has provided guidance for screening for TB and the concurrent administration of the various COVID-19 vaccinations.  Click here.
  • CDC has provided guidance for screening for TB and the concurrent administration of the Mpox vaccinations.  Download this pdf file. Click here .

Page last updated 6/7/23