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 2019 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.
- Tuberculosis in New York City, 2021 Infographic (PDF)
- Taking Control of Your Tuberculosis (PDF)
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- If You Have the Signs, Get a TB Test! Poster (PDF)
Other Languages: To order posters in Spanish, Chinese, Haitian Creole, French, Filipino, Hindi, Bengali, Urdu and Tibetan, email TBTraining@health.nyc.gov
or call 844-713-0559 (toll-free).
- Centers for Disease Control: National TB Data and Statistics