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Tuberculosis Program

Staff

Heidi Behm
TB Controller/Program Lead
heidi.behm@state.or.us
971-673-0169

About Us

The Tuberculosis (TB) Program works in collaboration with partners at the local, national and international levels to facilitate preventing, controlling and eventually eliminating TB from Oregon.

The TB Program provides lab testing, technical assistance, TB medications and analysis of surveillance data to assist with accomplishing these goals.

The TB Program is part of the HIV, STD & TB Section in the Center for Public Health Practice.

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Services we provide
  • Lab tests including AFB smear, MTB NAAT and┬áculture, drug resistance, and genotyping
  • Technical assistance on diagnosis, treatment, management and investigation of TB cases
  • TB medications
  • Incentives and enablers to help ensure completion of treatment
  • Analysis of surveillance data to better understand TB in Oregon and drive interventions
  • Education and outreach
Mission
Facilitate preventing, controlling and eventually eliminating TB from Oregon in collaboration with partners at the local, national and international levels.
Goals
  • Identify and treat TB disease
  • Identify, evaluate and treat newly infected contacts to infectious TB cases
  • Screen high-risk populations for TB infection

What We Do

Contact Us

Phone:971-673-0169
FAX:971-673-0178
TTY:971-673-0372

Address

Tuberculosis Program
800 NE Oregon Street, Suite 1105
Portland, OR 97232

Hours of Operation

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM