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Program Description

  Tuberculosis Program

This program includes: testing persons for exposure to tuberculosis (TB), treating active cases, identifying persons at risk of developing TB, performing contact studies to determine who may have been exposed to an infectious person, and medication therapy. A treatment plan is developed for each diagnosed patient and the patient receives supervised medication therapy. Special programs are provided to high-risk populations such as the homeless, addicted persons, incarcerated persons, and persons living in high-density areas of foreign-born populations. The Migrant Health Program is also provided in compliance with Federal laws governing migrant laborers.

Program Contacts

Contact Victoria Buckland of the HHS - Public Health Services at 240.777.1211 or Joshua Watters of the Office of Management and Budget at 240.777.2768 for more information regarding this department's operating budget.


Program Performance Measures

Program Performance MeasuresActual FY16Actual FY17Estimated FY18Target FY19Target FY20
Percentage of clients with active infectious tuberculosis that receive and are scheduled to complete Directly Observed Therapy and successfully complete the treatment regimen9196959595

Program Budget Changes

FY19 Recommended ChangesExpendituresFTEs
FY18 Approved191835417.00
Multi-program adjustments, including negotiated compensation changes, employee benefit changes, changes due to staff turnover, reorganizations, and other budget changes affecting multiple programs.-99540.00
FY19 Recommended190840017.00