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Three Eisenhower Medical Center patients test positive for tuberculosis

Three Eisenhower Medical Center patients test positive for tuberculosis

About 500 patients and employees of Eisenhower Medical Center are being urged to be tested for tuberculosis after three patients were diagnosed with an active form of the respiratory illness.

Thursday, June 1, 2017/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (650)/Comments (0)/
Student at Indio High School  tests positive for active tuberculosis

Student at Indio High School tests positive for active tuberculosis

Health officials reach out to those who may have been exposed

A student at Indio High School has been diagnosed with active tuberculosis and Riverside County health officials are working with school representatives to identify students and staff who might have been exposed to the illness.

Thursday, November 3, 2016/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (4581)/Comments (0)/
Thermal: Public health officials confirm TB diagnosis

Thermal: Public health officials confirm TB diagnosis

A patient seen at Borrego Health Centro Medico Coachella clinic in Thermal has been diagnosed with active tuberculosis (TB), and Riverside County public health officials are reaching out to patients and staff who may have been exposed to the illness to recommend they be tested.
Thursday, September 15, 2016/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (2077)/Comments (0)/
RCC student tests positive for active tuberculosis; testing urged for those who may have been exposed

RCC student tests positive for active tuberculosis; testing urged for those who may have been exposed

A student at Riverside City College has been diagnosed with active tuberculosis and Riverside County health officials are working with school officials to identify students and staff who might have been exposed to the illness.

Thursday, June 25, 2015/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (5181)/Comments (0)/
Tuberculosis testing urged after mother of preschooler tests positive for illness

Tuberculosis testing urged after mother of preschooler tests positive for illness

The parent of a preschool student in the Desert Sands Unified School District has been diagnosed with active tuberculosis (TB). The Riverside County Department of Public Health is working with district officials to identify others who might have been exposed to the illness.

Wednesday, May 13, 2015/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (2305)/Comments (0)/
CSUSB Palm Desert Campus student diagnosed with active tuberculosis

CSUSB Palm Desert Campus student diagnosed with active tuberculosis

A student at the Cal State San Bernardino Palm Desert Campus has been diagnosed with active tuberculosis and Riverside County health officials are working with university officials to identify students and staff who might have been exposed to the illness.

Thursday, April 2, 2015/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (5770)/Comments (0)/
Kaiser Permanente Riverside Hospital patient diagnosed with tuberculosis

Kaiser Permanente Riverside Hospital patient diagnosed with tuberculosis

RIVERSIDE Calif., December 31, 2014 - A patient at Kaiser Permanente Riverside Hospital has been diagnosed with active tuberculosis, and the hospital is working with county health officials to contact those who might have been exposed to the illness.

Wednesday, December 31, 2014/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (2922)/Comments (0)/
Student at Vista Murrieta suspected of having tuberculosis

Student at Vista Murrieta suspected of having tuberculosis

A Vista Murrieta High School student is suspected of having active tuberculosis, but Riverside County health officials said there are no indications the illness is connected to a similar case at the school late last year.

Tuesday, April 8, 2014/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (2658)/Comments (0)/

Follow-up tuberculosis testing today at Indio High School

About 120 Indio High School students and some staff are being tested for a second time for tuberculosis Tuesday as part of a routine follow-up to the original screening, according to Riverside County health officials.

Tuesday, February 4, 2014/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (2659)/Comments (0)/

County health officials test 1,394 staff, students at Indio High School for TB

Riverside County health officials tested 1,394 students and faculty at Indio High School for tuberculosis Friday, remaining confident that the likelihood of the illness spreading is still low.

Friday, December 20, 2013/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (2842)/Comments (0)/

Ebola News

Facts and other information about the potentially fatal Ebola virus are available on a new web page from Riverside County health officials.