Here, we would like to provide you with important information, in case youhave had contact with somebody suffering from tuberculosis:
• Please contact the regional public health department depending on your current location. There, you can receive medical consultation and examination for when you had close contact with a person affected by contagious tuberculosis.
• The health department staff can assess your risk of infection with tuberculosis as well as your risk of developing tuberculosis disease in the future. In case of an infection, the progress to tuberculosis disease can be avoided with preventive treatment.
• If you know other people who had contact with the same or another person with tuberculosis, please inform them about the medical consultation services as well.