Tuberculosis Control Program

Contact Information
Los Angeles County
Department of Public Health
Tuberculosis Control Program
2615 S. Grand Avenue, Room 507
Los Angeles, CA 90007
Phone: (213) 745-0800
Fax: (213) 749-0926


Adobe Reader logo

Adobe Reader
Note: PDF documents on this site were created using Adobe Acrobat 5.0 or later. If you are using an earlier version of Adobe Acrobat Reader (4.x or less), document functionality may be reduced. Please Click Here

Patient Care and Reporting Unit

The Tuberculosis (TB) Control Program is an administrative office that receives reports of tuberculosis suspects in Los Angeles County (excluding Long Beach and Pasadena). Clinical care for TB is provided at one of eleven Los Angeles County District Public Health Centers or through private medical providers (if insured). Tuberculosis consultative services are available through the medical and nursing specialists located in the program office.


  • Review and disposition of TB related referrals (TB suspects case reports, laboratory reports, Tuberculin reactors, requests for contact investigation)
  • Review and ensure the appropriateness of the discharge care plan of all hospitalized TB patients

Policy Development

  • Promote and develop TB related policy that supports individual and community tuberculosis control and prevention efforts.
  • Enforce TB reporting laws (Gotch Law) for health care providers.
  • Ensure that laboratories comply with state TB reporting mandates.


  • Provide TB education and training for health care providers and the public.
  • Link residents of Los Angeles County to local providers for TB screening, treatment of LTBI, and active TB disease.
  • Ensure public health case management for all patients diagnosed with TB disease
  • Work with Federal, State and local agencies to identify and treat patients with TB disease to prevent TB transmission in the community.
  • Participate in TB training related to new advances in TB diagnostics and treatment to ensure a competent public health workforce.
Report TB - fillable forms
CMR report CMR report CMR report CRM report

Upcoming Events

Coalition to End TB
in Los Angeles County
June 20, 2017 at 1:00pm Salvation Army Bell Shelter

TB First Friday Conference August 4, at 9:00am, 2017 Ferguson Auditorium

Home  |
Tuberculosis Control Program
Public Health
LA County
  Careers  |   DPH Programs  |   Email: Webmaster  | Notice of Privacy Practices | 
  Website Privacy Policy  |   Language  |   Accessibility  |   Disclaimer |   Employee  |
Admin Use
Outlook E-mail
DPH Intranet (At Work)
Public Health has made reasonable efforts to provide accurate translation. However, no computerized translation is perfect and is not intended to replace traditional translation methods. If questions arise concerning the accuracy of the information, please refer to the English edition of the website, which is the official version.
Los Angeles County Seal: Enriching lives through effective and caring services