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Chest Centers for Tuberculosis Evaluation and Treatment


Low-to No-Cost Confidential Clinics - General Information (Tuberculosis services are always free to the patient.)

The Health Department Chest Centers provide free evaluation and treatment for Tuberculosis (TB). Clinic services include:

  • TB Testing, Skin Testing and QFT Blood Testing (PDF)
  • Chest X-ray
  • Medical Evaluation for TB
  • Treatment for active TB disease
  • Treatment for TB Infection
  • Sputum Induction
  • Social Services and Referrals
  • Telephone Nurse Monitoring
  • HIV Counseling and Testing
  • Directly Observed Therapy

Chest Centers do not offer TB testing for work or school purposes (See "Changes to Services at Chest Centers" for more info). TB testing is available at low or no cost at these facilities (PDF)

You must have an appointment to be seen. Please call the Chest Center you wish to visit to make an appointment. Please check the list below for the nearest clinic in your area.

Health Insurance Practices:

The Health Department is required by law to bill health insurance companies for tuberculosis (TB) services. If you have insurance, the Health Department will bill your insurance plan, but will not collect any payments or copayments from you. If you do not have health insurance, you will still get services. See links below for more details.

Everyone will receive services.

Morrisania Chest Center
Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

1309 Fulton Ave.,1st Fl.
Bronx, NY 10456

Fort Greene Chest Center
Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
295 Flatbush Avenue Ext., 4th Fl.
Brooklyn, NY 11201
718-643-8357, 718-643-6551, 718-643-4808

Washington Heights Chest Center
Monday and Tuesday, 8:30 a.m. to5 p.m.

600 W. 168th St, 3rd Fl.
New York, NY 10032
212-368-4500, 212-690-1348

Corona Chest Center
Monday and Thursday, 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Tuesday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
34-33 Junction Blvd., 2nd Fl.
Jackson Heights, NY 11372
718-476-7635, 718-476-7636
Staten Island

For service on Staten Island, visit the HHC Stapleton Family Health Center.
Open Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays from 8:30 a.m. through 4:30 p.m.
Open Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
TB testing and treatment for infection only.

111 Canal St.
Staten Island, NY 10301