Tuberculosis (TB)

Tuberculosis (TB) is a disease caused by bacteria called mycobacterium tuberculosis. The bacteria enter the body through air you breathe and causes an infection, usually in the lungs. Sometimes infections can happen in other parts of the body.

Tuberculosis Reporting Form

The Health Protection and Promotion Act 1990 (HPPA) outlines the requirements for physicians, practitioners, and institutions to report Tuberculosis (TB), including all positive TB skin tests, to the Medical Officer of Health. Please complete this form and fax to the TB Program of the Windsor‐Essex County Health Unit.