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Frequently asked questions about tuberculosis and its treatment

Tuberculosis FAQ

Uniting for Ukraine TB Testing Information

The NJ Dept of Health is now offering IGRA (the TB blood assay) at no cost to persons entering New Jersey through the Uniting for Ukraine program.

To access this no cost testing service, please determine your county of residence and use this list to contact your local TB program for more information. 

Local Health Department Tuberculosis Programs List

Tuberculosis Control Program

The Tuberculosis Control Program supports TB ambulatory care activities (clinical evaluation, treatment, prevention and epidemiology) at the county, municipal and institutional level through the provision of health service grant funds, staff, medication, consultation and education.

The program also conducts research for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and supports the Global Tuberculosis Institute at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey.

Frank Romano, MPH, Senior Public Health Advisor

  • One of the first programs in the nation to develop a regional TB system enabling expansion and contraction of services as needed. The regional TB clinic system performs clinical evaluation, treatment, prevention and epidemiology in concert with the county and municipal health departments. The TB program also provides health service grant funds, staff, medication, consultation and education.
  • Conducts research with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; and supports the New Jersey Medical School's Global TB Institute at Rutgers, The State Universityof New Jersey.
  • For TB medical consultations, please contact the Global Tuberculosis Institute at Rutgers University in Newark, NJ via their website and follow the instructions to submit a consultation request.
  • Maintains a TB Case and Suspect Registry as well as a contact database to provide necessary information to CDC and feedback to the local health departments in New Jersey.

Tuberculosis Program
50 East Street, 3rd Floor
PO Box 363
Trenton, NJ 08625-0363

Phone: 609-826-4878  
Fax: 609-826-4879

Last Reviewed: 4/10/2024