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Multilingual Resources

Translated Materials

Below are TB educational materials that MDHHS had translated into various languages. Credit is given to original creator of each document. 

  • The Difference Between Latent TB Infection and TB Disease - adapted from CDC. English and Spanish versions available from CDC
  • Tuberculosis - Get the Facts! - adapted from CDC. Original English version can be found here
  • Tuberculosis General Information Fact Sheet - adapted from CDC. Original English version and many additional translations available from CDC at the bottom of this page.
  • Active TB Disease Fact Sheet, a patient handout from Oregon Health Authority, adapted from the Minnesota Department of Health. You can find this fact sheet in even more languages on the OHA website, as well as other translated materials. 
  • TB Medication Tips for Children: a handout with tips on how to get children to take medicines for TB. This resource was developed by Dr. Jennifer Morse, medical director of Central MI District Health Department (DHD), Mid-MI DHD, and DHD #10. The final page in the handout was developed by Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center. 

Helpful Links

  • Find TB Resources: A website from CDC that can connect you to many different resources on TB and LTBI. The advanced search option allows you to filter search results to specific languages.   
  • Oregon Health Authority: Multi-lingual fact sheets for TST, QFT, LTBI treatment regimens, active TB disease treatment, contact investigations, and instructions for collecting sputum in many different languages.
  • Southeastern National TB Center: many translated materials available, including translations of CDC LTBI handouts. Use the filter bar to search for the language you are looking for. 


If you cannot find information in the language you are looking for, please contact us and we will be happy to help you!