TB: For the public

Tuberculosis (TB) is caused by germs that spread through the air when a person with TB disease coughs, sneezes, sings or talks. TB usually affects the lungs. It can be prevented and cured, but many people still suffer from it.

Get tested for TB

  • If you live outside the Denver metro area, contact your local public health agency.
  • If you live in Adams, Arapahoe, Boulder, Broomfield, Denver, Jefferson or Douglas counties, contact:
  • For other questions, call 303-692-2638. 

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