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|January 23, 2019|
TB makes another campus appearance
RIVERSIDE – (INT) – It’s becoming a more frequent concern in school classrooms.
A student at Riverside City College (RCC) has been diagnosed with active tuberculosis and Riverside County health officials are working with college representatives to identify students and staff who might have been exposed to the illness.
The student is receiving treatment and is recovering.
Riverside County health officials will be sending out letters to more than 200 RCC students who may have been exposed to the illness. Students are being advised to contact campus health services to make arrangements for TB testing.
Riverside County Public Health Officer Dr. Cameron Kaiser emphasized the risk of transmission is low.
Story Date: January 16, 2019