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Tuberculosis Control and Prevention Manual 2010  (2.1MB PDF)

Dr. John N. Hurty, Indiana State Health Commissioner, 1896-1922 established the state's first Tuberculosis Control Department in 1915.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Tuberculosis Control Program is to decrease tuberculosis incidence and progress towards its elimination by conducting surveillance activities and case management oversight, developing public health policies, providing technical assistance, networking with local health departments, and increasing the public's awareness of the disease.