TB Prevention and Control

TB Prevention and Control (Comprehensive Documents)

 

Memo to Community Healthcare Providers on Identification and Treatment of Pulmonary Tuberculosis
Publication Date: 2018
Format: PDF Document Language: English

This resource informs community healthcare providers about the burden of pulmonary TB disease that exists among individuals held in ICE custody and ICE’s approach to pulmonary TB disease management. The memo includes a checklist for return to referring correctional facility for placement in general population following evaluation for suspected TB.

Preventing and Controlling TB in Correctional Settings Webinar Series
Author: Minnesota Department of Health
Publication Date: 2016
Format: Webinar Series Language: English

This webinar series has been developed contains four modules designed to introduce public health staff or correctional staff to TB prevention and control in corrections. Modules include: Background and Introduction, Screening and Management of Offenders, Treatment of Latent TB Infection and Active TB. Continuing Education credits are available.

 

Southeastern National Tuberculosis Center Corrections Toolkit
Author: Southeastern National Tuberculosis Center
Publication Date: 2016
Format: Website Language: English

This toolkit provides information and tools on all aspects of TB control in a corrections environment. Topics include: general information, screening, case management, contact investigations, environmental controls, release planning, legal issues, program evaluation, and training.

 

BOP Clinical Practice Guidelines for Management of TB
Author: Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP)
Publication Date: 2015
Format: Booklet Language: English

The BOP Clinical Practice Guidelines for Management of TB is a comprehensive document, covering epi, screening, diagnosis, treatment, infection control, discharge planning, and other topics.

 

Prevention and Control of Tuberculosis in Correctional and Detention Facilities: Recommendations from CDC
MMWR 2006; 55(No. RR-09, 1-44)
Author: CDC
Publication Date: 2006
Format: Booklet Language: English

CDC guidelines for prevention and control of TB in a correctional facility

 

Prevention and Control of Tuberculosis in Correctional and Detention Facilities: Recommendations from CDC – Slide Set
Author: CDC
Publication Date: 2006
Format: Slide Set Language: English

Slide set that accompanies the CDC guidelines for prevention and control in a correctional facility

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