Tuberculosis

Tuberculosis (TB) is a life-threatening problem across New York City. TB affects people of all ages, races and backgrounds.

If you are a health care provider, learn more about the City’s TB guidelines and reporting requirements.

For information about TB and how the City is working to eliminate it as a health problem, download the 2017 Bureau of Tuberculosis Control Annual Summary (PDF).

Testing and Treatment

Find out if you are at risk by taking our TB risk assessment.

If you have symptoms or are at risk for TB, ask your health care provider for a TB test. If you receive a positive TB test result from your health care provider, you can visit a Health Department TB Clinic for free treatment.

Learn more about TB testing, treatment and prevention.

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