A middle school student tests positive for active TB; screening clinic planned next week on Palm Springs campus

Doctor with stethoscope
Valley News - Health
A student at Raymond Cree Middle School in Palm Springs has tested positive for active tuberculosis, and Riverside County health officials have planned a TB testing clinic next week for students who may have been exposed.The student, who was briefly hospitalized, is receiving treatment at home, and is expected to recover. Riverside University Health System-Public Health is working with Palm Springs Unified School District officials to identify anyone else who may have been exposed to the illness.The parents of about 50 students today received an electronic letter from Public Health and the school district informing them that their child may have been exposed. They were encouraged to have their child screened at a local clinic planned for April 18. A letter is also being sent by Pub
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