- Tuberculosis (TB) disproportionately affects vulnerable populations in Washington State (WA).
- On average, 5 cases of TB disease are diagnosed in WA each week.
- An estimated 200,000 people in WA are infected with TB.
- During COVID Don't Forget About TB (PDF)
- Health Advisory - Consider pulmonary TB disease in patients presenting with symptoms and risk factors consistent with TB, regardless of COVID-19 test results.
- COVID-19 and Tuberculosis - English (PDF)
- El COVID-19 y la Tuberculosis - Spanish (PDF)
- Updated Interim Recommendations for COVID-19 Vaccination and TB Testing
- Ukrainian Health Resources, DOH Refugee Health Program
Fact sheets, webinars, videos, and other health resources to support new arrivals from Ukraine. TB patient education materials in Ukrainian, Russian, and English are available under the ‘TB Resources’ section.
- General Afghan Health Resources, DOH Refugee Health Program
Fact sheets, webinars, videos, and other health resources to support new arrivals from Afghanistan.
- TB-Specific Resources for New Afghan Arrivers, TB Controllers
Entry requirements, services available, health recommendations, and TB Education Materials resources for supporting the arrival of Afghan evacuees.
Visit our TB medications page for information on drug shortages.
Washington State Department of Health
Communicable Disease Epidemiology – Tuberculosis Program
1610 NE 150th Street, MS: K17-9
Shoreline, WA 98155
Phone (206) 418-5500
Fax (206) 418-5515
- If you are a healthcare provider, contact your local public health program or call us at the number above.
- If you have facility and/or licensure questions, refer to the Facilities and Occupational Health page or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- If you have other questions or concerns about TB, contact your provider or local public health program.