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:
Denver Metro TB Clinic
605 Bannock St., 1st floor
Denver, CO 80204
- For other questions, call 303-692-2638.
Learn about TB
- Basic TB facts.
- How TB spreads.
- TB signs and symptoms.
- The difference between TB infection and TB disease.
- Fact sheets and videos.