Public Health Professionals

If you are a new professional at a Washington State Local Health Jurisdiction, please read the Tuberculosis Welcome Packet (PDF). If you are a local health jurisdiction staff member or health officer and would like to obtain access to the TB Partners SharePoint for additional resources, please contact tbservices@doh.wa.gov.

TB Services and Standards Manual

This manual describes policies, protocols and recommendations for the prevention and treatment of tuberculosis (TB) in Washington State. It was written primarily for the Local Health Jurisdictions (LHJs) and Tribal Public Health Partners of Washington State as a reference guide on TB diagnosis, treatment and prevention.  TB Services and Standards Manual

Case Management

Guidelines

Diagnosis of Tuberculosis in Adults and Children

Treatment of Drug-Susceptible Tuberculosis

LTBI

Additional guidance can be found in the TB Services and Standards Manual.

Tools

  • Health Officer Tuberculosis Checklist (PDF) 
  • This document is designed to help the Local Health Officer (LHO) quickly identify activities and knowledge necessary to have an effective local TB program that meets legal responsibilities, Department of Health standards, and national goals.