In accordance with Ohio law, the health district conducts tuberculosis control and containment throughout Geauga County by screening high risk populations, contact investigation, maintaining a register of positive reactors, and, in conjunction with the Geauga County Commissioners, following through with suitable treatment for appropriate individuals. TB testing for contacts of a person with active tuberculosis is free of charge. All TB policies are based on the American Lung Association recommendations and Ohio Department of Health guidelines.
American Lung Association
Ohio Department of Health Tuberculosis Prevention & Control
Ohio Department of Health Tuberculosis Surveillance