The Halton Region Health Department operates a Tuberculosis Program, which includes:
According to the Health Protection and Promotion Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. H.7, physicians, healthcare providers, hospital administrators and superintendents of institutions, school principals, pharmacists and operators of a laboratory are required to report all positive TSTs, suspected and active tuberculosis (TB) cases to the Halton Region Health Department. This includes persons who have an abnormal chest x- ray and/or symptoms of TB.
Please note that a referral to a specialist or pending sputum results should not delay the reporting of a positive TST.
Physicians should report tuberculosis to the Reportable Disease and Outbreak Reporting Line:
Call: 905-825-6000, ext. 7341