Tuberculosis (TB)

Tuberculosis (TB) is still a life-threatening problem in New York City. Eliminating TB requires the collaboration of the Health Department, health care providers, and communities. For information about TB and how the City is working to eliminate it as a health problem, reporting requirements for health care providers, telephone numbers for local health departments and provider resources, please click on the links listed below.

Department of Health: Communicable Disease Reporting

Reporting TB to LPHA Although physicians have primary responsibility for reporting, school nurses, laboratory directors, infection control practitioners, daycare center directors, health care facilities, state institutions and any other individuals/locations providing health care services are also required to report communicable diseases. Click here for more information.

NYC Health Tuberculosis: Provider Resources:

NYC Health Department Annual Tuberculosis Summary
last updated: May 14, 2020

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