Model Tuberculosis Outbreak Response Plan Template for Low-Incidence Areas
The Model Tuberculosis (TB) Outbreak Response Plan (ORP) is a customizable template to help ensure comprehensive and timely response to a TB outbreak.
The ORP includes the following sections:
- Indications for initiating the response plan
- Legal authority
- Composition of the response team
- Notification procedures
- Local and state public health responsibilities
- Data management
- Training and education
- Community partnerships
Guidelines for contact investigations are provided in the TB Manual, another project of Task Order #6.