TB is a serious disease caused by a bacteria called Mycobacterium tuberculosis. It usually affects the lungs, but can affect any part of the body. With proper care and treatment , TB can be prevented and cured.
Learn About Tuberculosis: What Everyone Should Know (PDF)
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Tuberculosis (TB) Annual Summary 2013 (PDF)
This brochure explains how TB spreads, and describes testing and treatment. Addresses both TB infection and active TB disease.
This report covers calendar year 2012 and provides robust surveillance data, concise summaries of core program activities and highlights for 2013.
Annual TB Reports From Previous Years
Clinical Policies and Protocols Manual (PDF)
This manual describes policies, protocols and recommendations for the prevention, treatment and control of tuberculosis from the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (NYC DOHMH).
Specific Manual Sections and Appendices