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Tuberculosis Prevention & Control

Tuberculosis Prevention & Control

Montana Tuberculosis Program Contact Information
Denise Ingman
TB Program Manager
C216 Cogswell Building
1400 Broadway Street
Helena, MT 59620
Phone: (406) 444-0275
Fax: (406) 444-0272
email: dingman@mt.gov

New TB Rules in Effect

On March 24, 2017, several proposed changes in the Communicable Disease ARMs became effective, including changes to the TB rules. Some of the major TB changes are noted below. A complete summary of all the TB rule changes can be accessed at 2017 TB ARM Technical Guidance.

  • The rule requiring TB testing of school and day care employees has been REPEALED
  • The use of Directly Observed Therapy (DOT) is now required for treating all active cases of TB
  • Healthcare facilities must report to the local health department when discharging a patient with active TB

Montana Tuberculosis Program Manual

Tuberculosis Statistics

TB Risk Assessment Tools for Licensed Healthcare Facilities

Other Resources