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The purpose of the Tuberculosis (TB) Elimination Program is to reduce and, ultimately, eliminate TB in Nashville.

Tuberculosis Elimination Services

The TB Elimination Program works with community agencies, providers, and hospitals to identify persons who have active TB disease. Diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up services are provided to all persons in Davidson County who are diagnosed with active TB disease. Contact investigations are conducted in partnership with patients who have active TB disease to identify, evaluate, and treat individuals who have been exposed to active TB. Directly observed therapy is provided to all persons with TB disease, children, and some high risk contacts.

The TB Elimination Program provides TB screening for Davidson County residents that are at increased risk for tuberculosis.  Preventive treatment for latent TB is available and provided free of charge.

Cost of Services

Screening, evaluation, and treatment are provided free of charge. A $ 10.00 fee is charged for reports. Please note: the TB clinic is not able to provide tuberculosis testing for employment or school purposes.


TB Elimination Program
2500 Charlotte Avenue
Nashville, Tennessee 37209
(615) 340-5650

Clinic Hours

** Please note that the Tuesday evening clinic will be closed on November 24, December 22, and December 29, 2015**

Monday:  8:00 am to 4:30 pm.  Last patient is seen at 3:30.
Tuesday: 8:00 am to 7:00 pm.  Call for evening clinic appointments, last patient is seen at 6:30.
Wednesday:  9:00 am to 4:30 pm.   Last patient is seen at 3:30.
Thursday *:  8:00 am to 4:30 pm.
Friday:  8:00 am to 4:30 pm.  Last patient is seen at 3:30.


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