The Tuberculosis (TB) Control Program is responsible for the management of TB care in Prince George’s County. All Prince George’s County residents are eligible if they:
Have been diagnosed with suspected or confirmed TB disease,
Have been in contact with a person with suspected or confirmed TB disease,
Have a positive TB test and need a chest x-ray or other related TB services, or
Are at high risk of developing TB infection or TB disease.
Fees: There is no charge for any TB-related service at this time.
Staff members include:
Office and support staff
Directly Observed Therapy
TB Program staff meet regularly with patients with TB disease to watch them take their medications. This is called: Directly Observed Therapy (DOT). DOT is the standard treatment for all patients in Maryland with TB disease.
Tuberculin skin tests and blood tests (Not for routine school or employment requirements)
TB treatment medication
Nurse home visits
Directly observed therapy (DOT)
Education and outreach activities
Reporting and monitoring activities
All TB Control Program services are provided by appointment only. An appointment can be made by calling 301-583-3110 (TTY/STS Dial 711 for Maryland Relay).