Ohio Department of Health's (ODH) Tuberculosis program services include: Assistance and consultation to local health departments and other allied agencies for prevention and control, administration of state grants to local agencies to provide expansion of TB control activities, collection, reporting, and analysis of statewide data, and ongoing public and professional education, to name a few.
The ODH TB Program provides a number of services including:
Assistance and consultation to local health departments and other allied agencies for implementation of effective TB prevention and control programs
Administer state grants to local agencies to provide expansion of local TB control activities
Collect, report, and analyze statewide TB surveillance and morbidity data
Provide technical support for the Ohio Disease Reporting System (ODRS) TB Module
Monitor surveillance information received from local areas for completeness and accuracy
Provide ongoing public and professional TB education and information
Ensure local TB program quality by evaluating activities related to program objectives
Provide updated technical information to local TB agencies and other allied agencies
National TB Controllers Association's (NTCA) new resource for providers regarding the isoniazid-rifapentine (3HP) regimen to Treat latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI) based on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) recently released guidance.