Tuberculosis Reporting

Report Infections Immediately
All suspected of confirmed active tuberculosis (TB) disease must be reported immediately to the Yakima Health District.

TB Services
What services does the Yakima Health District provide for Health Professionals in Yakima County?
  • Expert medical and nursing management of your patients with active tuberculosis
  • Directly Observed Therapy (DOT) for all patients under treatment for active tuberculosis.
  • Medical consultation for providers in all aspects of tuberculosis care
  • TB Control Program evaluation of patients with positive TB testing and recommendations for further testing or treatment - Call 509-249-6532 for details

Curry International Tuberculosis Center
The Curry International Tuberculosis Center is designated as a Regional Tuberculosis Training and Medical Consultation Center (RTMCC) via a funded cooperative agreement with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Our RTMCC serves the Western Region which consists of 15 jurisdictions:
  • California (including Los Angeles, San Diego, and San Francisco)
  • Colorado
  • Hawaii
  • Idaho
  • Montana
  • Nevada
  • Oregon
  • U.S. Pacific Island Territories
  • Utah
  • Washington
  • Wyoming
  • Alaska
The Center welcomes inquiries from our Western Region partners regarding training, educational products, technical assistance, and medical consultation.