District office Hamburg-Mitte-Fachamt health-tuberculosis control and patient care

Control of tuberculosis

Tuberculosis Control Center of the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg

Important notes



Documents required

Identity card, X-ray pass and vaccination card (if available).
Residents of shared accommodation / residential accommodation: registration form of the accommodation.

Please note

For the medical and social counseling offer for those affected, relatives and contact persons, we ask you to register in advance by telephone.
Since the fight against tuberculosis in the health department in Hamburg-Mitte
is centralized, we are responsible for all Hamburg districts.
For short-term X-rays of residents
Community accommodation (residential accommodation) or patients
Practices for people without health insurance is by telephone
Contact the X-ray department during opening hours
possible. In principle, no appointment is necessary for this.
Multilingual information sheets about the legally required X-ray screening for homeless people in communal accommodation can be found under "Forms and downloads" below.

We do not issue any health certificates for stays abroad (e.g. for pupils and students) and do not offer any skin or blood tests for tuberculosis infection for this purpose. Anyone who needs a certificate stating that they are not suffering from tuberculosis should contact their family doctor or a lung specialist. We are also unable to offer corresponding blood tests for tuberculosis infection (e.g. QuantiFERON®) for the above-mentioned stays abroad.

Reporting forms for doctors, laboratories and hospitals as well
Information for patients, relatives, contact persons and
Interested parties at: German Central Committee for Combating Tuberculosis or via the Institute for Hygiene and Environment of the City of Hamburg or under "Forms and Downloads" on this page.



Procedure & Fees



Processing time

Depending on the extent of the examination(s) you need, an appointment at the tuberculosis control center including advice lasts between 20 and 60 minutes.


There are no fees for the examinations carried out by the tuberculosis control center

Legal notes

Legal remedies


Service description

The task of the tuberculosis control center is to prevent the transmission of tuberculosis disease in humans; Detect infections early and prevent them from spreading

  • help those affected with the application to the authorities and arrange help, for example according to the Housing Benefit Act, Social Code Book II and Social Code Book XII, the Severely Disabled Persons Act, the Nursing Care Insurance Act or health insurance
  • carry out consultations and examinations of contact persons on the basis of the Infection Protection Act (e.g. blood tests, X-rays of the lungs)
  • advise medical professionals and arrange experts for the further diagnostics and therapy of tuberculosis

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Address and contact information


District office Hamburg-Mitte-Fachamt health-tuberculosis control and patient care
Caffamacherreihe 1-3 20355 Hamburg

Opening hours

Mon-Thu 9 am-3pm, Fri 9 am-12pm

Facility info

Mensch in einem Rollstuhl Accessible
Posthaus Mailbox
Parkplatz Metered parking
Parkplatz Free disabled parking spaces

House mailboxes are located in front of the entrances on the front and back.

There is only a very small number of parking spaces! The X-ray department has the following opening times: Mon-Thu 8 am-12pm + 1 pm-2.30pm, Fri 8 am-12pm.
Telephone: 040 42854-4677 / -2905, Fax 040 42710-1097. Email:

Public transport

U2 / buses X3 / 19 Gänsemarkt / buses X35 Johannes-Brahms-Platz / bus 3/34 Axel-Springer-Platz / S Stadthausbrücke

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